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Due to the anticipated influx of orders and fulfillment demand this holiday season, many brands and retailers are justifiably concerned whether their various shipping partners will be able to deliver their packages in a timely fashion — and whether they’ll still be able to maintain a profit.
Please use the resources below as a guide as you determine the best strategies for your business.
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How Do You Fulfill? ChannelAdvisor Shipping Management Options
Shipping Management for Your Warehouses
If you fulfil from your own warehouses, the ChannelAdvisor platform is equipped to connect you with numerous shipping partners and services, so that you can get orders out of your warehouses and into the hands of your customers quicker and more affordably. As the Preferred shipping partner, ShipStation’s ChannelAdvisor integration provides a full suite of what you need to make and keep your business successful.
Shipping Management Via Third Party Warehouses
Brands and retailers often use third parties to manage fulfillment operations or to augment their own warehouse operations. The ChannelAdvisor platform provides a variety of capabilities to enable the use of Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), Zalando Fulfillment Services, and/or third party logistics providers.
Dropship Network Support
Retailers use dropship programs to expand their catalogs to find new customers and increase the basket size. ChannelAdvisor provides advanced support for retailers that utilize dropship partnerships with distributors to expand inventory selection.
Custom Fulfillment Connections
For brands that need to manage custom connections to third party fulfillment partners, ChannelAdvisor provides custom services.