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exSKUUUUUUUse me.. The Cascade Method for SKUs

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  Usually, SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) consists of the manufacturer, product description, material, color, size, packaging and some companies even include the warranty. At Nice Commerce we love working with up and coming brands. By doing so, we get the opportunity to be involved in the decision making process early on with brands to position them for growth. For SKUs, we recommend going with something that is not limiting as your catalog grows in size and variety. The best method for this is the Cascade Method.  What does a typical SKU look like?  NAME-PRODUCT TYPE-STYLE-SIZE-COLORFor example, this is how a typical...

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Pick/Pack/Ship - The Nice Way

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Pick, Pack, and Ship Your Orders the Nice Way As an eCommerce business owner or operating professional, you want to pick, pack, and ship like your reputation depends on it...because it does! What is Pick and Pack? Pick and pack (and ship) refers to the three-step process that starts with one of your customers making an order, and ends with the product being delivered to their door. It sounds simple, but it is this process that can leave many 3PLs, and business owners alike, thrown for a loop.  An Order is Placed When you receive an order from a customer,...

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The importance of product drops and pre-sales in eCommerce

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Puddle Pirate and Civvie Supply are both small online apparel businesses founded by former Coast Guard members and U.S. military veterans with a vision to create premium patriotic apparel with exceptional graphic design. Obstacle: Because both are small businesses operating on limited budgets, these apparel brands wanted to test the waters and pre-sell designs to their customers online rather than produce and stock inventory at a larger cost and risk to their margins. Resolution: Nice Commerce allows pre-sales of their orders (and all brand partners) and helped make shipping and fulfillment of the inventory flow with ease and at limited cost....

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3PL vs 4PL vs 5PL Logistics – The Key Differences

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Normally we’re more fun than this, but bare with us while we hit you with some knowledge. Party Logistics: A College-Style Essay That Probably Got A C- (But C’s Get Degrees) The key difference between 3PL, 4PL and 5PL is the layout of the people involved, and how supply chain management is structured. The world of logistics often seems too complex for new businesses to get their heads around. This can leave many brands finding themselves struggling to manage their supply chains efficiently. Knowing the nuances that exist between different logistics systems is key. Below, we’ll outline the key differences...

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Launching an eCommerce Kids Soap Line During Covid

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Sohp Shop created a fun, hygienic product for children that was ideal to sell and maximize consumer purchases online during the Covid pandemic of 2020. Their soaps are filled with surprise toys that make washing your hands fun for kids and encourage cleanliness.    Obstacle:  This was an ideal product to sell online, but Sohp Shop was facing a time crunch to get their fun, clean products launched and orders fulfilled in time for the pandemic purchase surge. A product that covered learning, cleanliness and entertainment all in one - demand was high out the gate. Resolution:  Nice Commerce quickly onboarded...

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