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Lean Supply Chain: What It Is and How to Get It with Help from Your Third Party Logistics Partner

Properly Managing Your eCommerce Supply Chain Maximizes Your Profits Do more with less. That’s the motto of small ecommerce operations and the lynchpin of your lean supply chain strategy. But if you haven’t achieved a lean supply chain just yet, that’s OK! You have some time as your business grows, and you can find plenty of help from third-party logistics companies like us, Shipping Pilot. We’ll help you choose the right optimizations and processes to save money on your logistics costs, speed up your order fulfillment process, and deliver orders quickly. First things first: What is a lean supply chain? A lean supply chain is one that lacks any inefficient logistics processes, costs, or time. Lean supply chains get orders to your customers as quickly as possible, for the lowest cost to you. If you’re unsure how to do this, Shipping Pilot can take over your supply chain management, including FBA prep, warehousing, and ecommerce fulfillment. I think my ecommerce business is doing pretty well already. Why do I need a lean supply chain? If you’re happy with where your ecommerce business is, you might not yet know how much more money you could be saving in overhead and pocketing

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A Letter To Potential Customers

To Our Potential Customers, My name is Greg Airel and I am the President & Founder of Shipping Pilot. We probably have a lot in common although we haven’t met. I started doing eCommerce in 2018 with 3 care crate companies called The Care Crate Co., My College Crate & My Hero Crate. It started small but quickly grew into a multi-million dollar machine. When I first began, I was like you, boxing my own orders, shipping my own orders, and trying to grow my business at the same time out of my basement. Let me tell you, it’s a lot on top of raising a family and working a day job! But you and I both have something we truly believe in, a dream and business we are willing to work hard for. In order for me to live that dream, I had to learn to figure out shipping logistics & order fulfillment. I needed to ship cost-effectively and efficiently in order to scale my business properly and survive. I made a lot of mistakes figuring that out, overpaying for shipping, spending time fulfilling orders, and getting into horrific warehouse contracts significantly slowed down my ability to focus on

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Effective Ways to Grow Your Ecommerce Business

Harbor Marketing Agency Partners with our 3PL Company to Help Business Owners Like You! Subscription boxes are surging in popularity, especially as more and more people opt to shop from home. So if you’ve come up with a spectacular subscription box idea, you’re in excellent company. In the competitive market of subscription boxes, it can be hard to break through. But if you know you have a great, in-demand idea, with a bit of ingenuity and strategic digital marketing, you can make major waves with your target demographic! Steve Krakower, CEO and founder of Harbor Marketing Agency, a direct response and ecommerce firm, sat down with us to answer the big questions people starting a new subscription box might have on their mind. Let’s start with the million-dollar question! What’s the secret to marketing a subscription box? Steve: You have to put a lot of time and energy into a product offering and the right business idea. You have to have a compelling offer to bring to the market. Half the battle is getting the right product out there. Let’s say you have a compelling offer, and you’re ready to make sales. What’s the first marketing tactic a business owner

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