How To Be Successful In E-commerce
One study conducted recently showed that there are around 100 thousand Shopify stores on the US and 40 thousand e-commerce sites. This only proved that the market of e-commerce is booming. Because of the thriving market of e-commerce, the number of this start ups will surely increase greatly in the coming years.
Proper logistics and the perfect and well designed shipping strategy will surely yield a great and successful business.
In this world, the people are more thrifty and expect and desire a free shipping. In line with this expectation of the customers, as a business you have to have a clear and very well studied strategy in order to satisfy the need of our customers. This article will discuss what you need to know about e-commerce. The first thing that you should consider is getting to know your product.
One important aspect to consider in your product is its packaging. Effective in 2014, shipping companies use the dimensional model. This models means that the pricing of the shopping cost is according to both the size and weight of the item. This makes the packaging a very important aspect to consider in the logistics with regard to shipping cost.
Packaging if the product does not only come important to the shipping cost it can incur. It is also very important that you are able to give your item a packaging that is safe and secure for all the shipping it will go through. Bubble wrap and multi-depth boxes must be used especially on the things which are fragile. We do not want our customers getting us us frowned at because of the damaged item they received from us. It will only cause loss of sales when this aspect is neglected. So we must make sure to take+ all the safety measures in order to have a secured packaging for the item.
Customers gets more excited to get a product that is beautifully packaged. Thus we have to make sure that we also give them one with attractive and pleasing packaging for their item.
The next thing that you have to take into consideration are your customer’s expectations. Sure you are looking for a cheaper shipping company so that you will also be able to offer a more affordable shipping cost for your customers. However, maybe these cheap shipping services do not give the best service for you and your customers. And so, you have to make sure that while you are looking for a cheaper and more affordable company, you still get the one which is gives you the best service. After all, what is important is the good feedbacks you get that will cause repeat purchases especially when you are still starting the business.