Improve Business Performance By Tracking Profitability By SKU

Many businesses make the grave mistake of focusing so much on increasing revenue that they end up losing money. Mismanagement, overstocking, and high shipping or service costs can put you out of business even if you’re exceeding your revenue goals. Revenue isn’t the important thing — it’s profitability.

If you looked […]

By |2019-10-18T11:13:16-04:00October 18th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Upgrading Inventory Management With a Warehouse Management System

The key to a successful company is an effectively managed warehouse, but this puts many warehouse managers in a tough position. There are so many factors in a warehouse that can cause unforeseen problems and affect how smoothly your warehouse operates.

As a company builds its multichannel distribution network, tracking […]

By |2019-10-17T13:59:15-04:00October 17th, 2019|Fulfillment & Logistics, Inventory Management|

Product Bundling: Tips, Tricks, and Examples

What is a product bundle?

In ecommerce, there are many different strategies and techniques that you can use to stay ahead of the curve. One tried and tested method of increasing revenue and gaining a competitive edge is product bundling. You have probably seen this pricing strategy many times while shopping […]

By |2019-10-18T16:24:22-04:00October 15th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Why Using Safety Stock is Necessary for Your Business

Any company that sells physical products will always be open to interruptions in their supply chain. Eventually, someone is going to miscalculate the demand for a product or something will go wrong in a shipment, causing everything to arrive late.

Being out of stock on an in-demand item is the fastest […]

By |2019-10-15T09:34:04-04:00October 7th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Your Guide to Multichannel Inventory Management

Multichannel retail and distribution is now a requirement for brands to be successful in ecommerce. Businesses not only need to be selling on multiple sales channels, but they also need to overcome the difficulties that come with the sales model, including tracking, managing, and shipping inventory. Inventory management can become […]

By |2019-10-18T16:26:29-04:00October 4th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

How To Choose and Operate an Amazon Inventory Management System

Selling on Amazon is a great way to build your business, expand your customer base, and boost your profits. 

Amazon is the world’s biggest ecommerce retailer. In 2018, the retail platform reported total net revenue of $122.99 billion for its online stores.

Avoiding Inventory Issues And Improving Your Inventory Management System

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of developing an effective inventory […]

By |2019-10-11T14:58:40-04:00August 29th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Inventory Management Series

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. Establishing an effective inventory management approach keeps you organized, which prevents you from over or underselling, frustrating customers, and losing vital sales. It also equips you with the data you need to make smart investments on the products you sell.

Our Inventory Management […]

By |2019-09-23T12:18:12-04:00August 14th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Implement Your Inventory Strategy With Inventory Management Software

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of developing an effective inventory […]

By |2019-10-17T14:11:39-04:00August 14th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Create an Inventory Management Strategy

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of […]

By |2019-09-23T11:58:04-04:00January 8th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Common Inventory Management Costs and Myths

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of […]

By |2019-08-08T17:35:57-04:00January 2nd, 2019|eCommerce News, Inventory Management|

What is Inventory Management?

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of […]

By |2019-09-30T09:46:42-04:00December 4th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

10 Industry Leaders Weigh in on the Importance of E-commerce Inventory Management Software

Building an e-commerce shop requires managing a wide range of complex processes, including inventory, marketing, and operations. Many shops start out in basements and spare rooms, growing slowly while single owners manage everything themselves. As shops grow, they require more skills, time investment, and a considerable amount of labor, planning, […]

By |2017-07-11T04:53:15-04:00November 16th, 2017|Inventory Management|

How Forecasting Inventory Can Reduce E-Commerce Costs

Selling in e-commerce means managing costs, supply, and profit to ensure that you can offer a quality experience to customers, while maintaining a competitive advantage. To achieve this, you must find a balance between reducing inventory stock and warehousing costs while maintaining enough inventory to prevent […]

By |2017-06-01T03:12:18-04:00October 24th, 2017|Inventory Management|

How to Gauge Amazon Product Lifecycle

Selling on Amazon means conducting a significant amount of research to learn about the market, demand, and competition for any products you are interested in selling. This is especially crucial for private label brands developing their own products, because research will show whether it’s worth investing years of time and […]

By |2017-07-05T10:50:54-04:00October 11th, 2017|Amazon Tips & Tricks, Inventory Management|

Inventory Analyst: The Skubana Guide to Multi-Marketplace Inventory Management

Selling in any capacity necessitates strong inventory management to understand product costs, earnings, and turnover. However, as you move into multi-channel or multi-marketplace e-commerce, inventory management becomes more complex and a mistake can drastically cut into your earnings, forecasts, and profitability.

Optimizing, updating, and controlling your inventory will ensure that you […]

By |2018-08-07T11:59:49-04:00September 26th, 2017|Inventory Management|

Integrating EDI for Multichannel Inventory Management

EDI or Electronic Data Interchange is a communication method, like a language, that allows you to exchange documents between servers and locations in real time. Using an EDI client like Crossfire EDI, you can automate processes such as invoicing, order supply form submission, stocks, sales, ledgers, […]

By |2017-09-11T09:32:01-04:00September 6th, 2017|Inventory Management|

Amazon FBA FAQs

Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) is an Amazon service that allows you to provide fast shipping, quality customer service, and even returns processing through Amazon’s vast fulfillment and customer service network. Currently, more than 65% of Amazon sellers use FBA to provide 2-day shipping to Amazon Prime users, […]

5 E-Commerce Inventory Tactics That Boost Revenue

This is a guest post from the Camcode team. Nicole Pontius is the marketing communications manager for Camcode, a global manufacturer of asset tracking solutions. At Camcode, Nicole focuses on helping organizations better manage and track […]

By |2017-04-10T02:37:56-04:00April 20th, 2017|Inventory Management|

Why Running Out of Stock on Amazon Is a Better Strategy Than a Price Hike

This is a guest post by Franz Jordan. Franz is the CEO of Sellics, a powerful All-in-One e-commerce tool that combines everything sellers need to be successful on Amazon. Whether you’re looking to increase sales or lower your ACoS, you can now manage your […]

By |2017-03-15T14:55:13-04:00March 14th, 2017|Inventory Management|

Detox your Inventory: Build and Maintain Profitability in Your Business

Maintaining the best products and level of inventory to match your customers’ ever-changing needs is one of the hardest processes to manage as an e-commerce business owner. We’ll take you through how to manage e-commerce inventory, from selecting the correct products in the first place, to how to deal with slow-moving […]

By |2017-04-13T23:40:39-04:00March 7th, 2017|Inventory Management|

Skubana + Jet Integration Streamlines Inventory Management

Skubana is pleased to present its new Jet integration, which will allow e-commerce sellers to monitor their inventory across Jet and other channels, as well as gauge profits despite the great discounts that draws users to Jet.

The Jet acquisition by Walmart was one of the most discussed highlights of 2016 […]

By |2017-06-13T12:20:53-04:00February 28th, 2017|Inventory Management, Skubana Updates|

What is the 80/20 rule, and how does it apply to e-commerce?

This post was brought to you by Beatrix Lee of AfterShipAfterShip is a shipment tracking solution, provides a unified platform to help users better track their shipments.Our mission is to make shipment tracking easy for online sellers and buyers. Reach them at support@aftership.com for any […]

By |2017-03-02T12:39:29-04:00February 20th, 2017|Inventory Management|

Understanding SKU Growth: How Increasing Inventory Affects Costs & Management

Being an e-commerce multi-channel seller creates natural inventory growth over time. How? By not having the requirement to decrease inventory in order to accommodate the physical limitations of brick and mortar storefronts. While sales likely increase, it is important to understand the costs and implications of holding on to obsolete and non-moving inventory, and […]

The Strategies that Built SellerLabs, A Top E-Commerce Software Solution

Growth is not just about the revenue you attain over years – growth is about your business’s evolution and adaptability to becoming the solution for many of your pain points. Brandon Checketts’s entrepreneurial career began with BookScouter.com, a textbook marketplace for consumers, and now Brandon Checkett’s SellerLabs aims to […]

By |2017-07-03T06:05:55-04:00January 26th, 2016|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

5 Critical Questions to Ask Your Dropshipping Supplier for Q4

We’re happy to feature Doba, a leading dropshipping marketplace focused on helping online retailers increase their sales and grow their businesses as our guest blogger this week. They have THE critical questions you should be asking any dropshipping supplier to help fuel your Q4. 

Chad Rubin|2017-06-30T02:29:38-04:00October 21st, 2015|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Measuring Your E-Commerce Success Through the Use of KPIs

ecommerce-kpi | Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for E-commerce BusinessA Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a measurable value that demonstrates how effectively a company is achieving key business objectives at different levels of the organization. Figuring out what to measure begins with clearly stating […]

By |2017-07-11T10:39:03-04:00March 11th, 2015|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Amazon Enters Multi-Platform Promotions With Their New Giveaway Tool

Amazon-eCommerce-Giveaway-ToolsAmazon has launched a new self-service tool for customers to host giveaways directly on Amazon’s site. With this announcement the e-commerce giant is putting itself in the position of becoming a promotions platform that could become quite handy for sellers.

Normally the word […]

By |2018-05-30T11:23:19-04:00February 27th, 2015|Amazon Tips & Tricks, Inventory Management|

[Infographic] Detox Your E-Commerce’s Inventory

Detox-Ecommerce-Inventory-2015“Get healthy”, “Exercise more”, “Detox my body” are some of the more common New Year’s resolutions we hold ourselves to. Some of the more successful sellers think about their business in the same way. And it doesn’t just start and stop in […]

By |2017-03-07T11:02:27-04:00February 26th, 2015|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

A Lesson from Skubana’s CEO on E-Commerce Marketplace Selling – His Pain is Your Gain

Skubana-CEO-ECommerce-NewsThank you for visiting Skubana’s E-commerce Insights Blog. This year marks an exciting milestone, as we will very shortly not only disrupt the market, but invent a categorically new breed of product: Skubana is an all-in-one cloud platform to help e-commerce […]

By |2017-06-20T10:48:07-04:00February 23rd, 2015|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|