Overview

Tips, strategies, and techniques to help you successfully Queue Your Direct-to-Consumer Products For Sale. Warehousing is an important part of your eCommerce supply chain. So if you want greater efficiency, you’re in the right place. This page contains a library of resources to help you queue your Direct-to-Consumer products and design your Warehousing-Stack from the ground up.

Public Warehouses

Here’s where you’ll learn how to store your products short or long-term on a month-to-month basis, allowing you to drive down your costs by sharing space, labor and equipment with other companies.

Private Warehouses

These actionable tips will help you develop a strategy to see if Private Warehouses are for you. They are generally advantageous when demand does not fluctuate. Also when greater control and flexibility are necessary. Includes lots of examples and mistakes to avoid.

Bonded Warehouses

If your eCommerce business engages in frequent, large volume cross-border trade, you may find that bonded warehouses work best for you. Learn exactly how to use these secured areas where dutiable goods may be stored, manipulated, or undergo manufacturing operations without payment of duty.

Smart Warehouses

Smart warehouses rely heavily on robotics, the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to perform tasks previously done by humans. Widely used by Amazon and Alibaba, this resource will show you exactly how these operations receive orders. Also how they identify, count, store and remember products so they can be later sent to the correct place.

Consolidated Warehouses

This in-depth resource will show eCommerce startups and small companies just getting started, what consolidated warehouses are all about. Including how they pull together small shipments from a number of suppliers in the same geographical area and combine them into larger, more economical, shipping loads intended for the same area.

Cooperative Warehouses

Learn step-by-step how co-op & non co-op members can join cooperative warehouses, usually owned and run by cooperative organizations.

Government Warehouses

Here’s where you’ll learn how to store your products in government warehouses directly owned and controlled by the government, such as seaport storage facilities. Typically, these warehouses charge fairly affordable rates.

Distribution Centers

Here’s where you’ll learn how an eCommerce business that sells food may find that distribution centers might be their best option. In the case of some food and perishable items, distribution centers items are often distributed within a day.