Jeanne Foley of The Groomsman Suit and co-founder Diana Ganz

Tech Chat: Fulfillment

Tech Chat: Fulfillment

Inventory management and fulfillment processes are small-business cornerstones – they need to be strong. With the right software and tools, you can make that happen. I’m Jeanne, co-owner of The Groomsman Suit. My friends and I have suggestions on how you can reduce costs and complexity — and boost sales.

Inventory management and fulfillment processes are small-business cornerstones – they need to be strong. With the right software and tools, you can make that happen. I’m Jeanne, co-owner of The Groomsman Suit. My friends and I have suggestions on how you can reduce costs and complexity — and boost sales.

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Getting the right product to the right place at the right time is mission critical for your business, especially as you scale and processes get more complex. From order entry to inventory alerts, there are tools that can help you keep your numbers straight and your customers happy.  

Jeanne Foley of The Groomsman Suit

“ShipStation integrates with other software, like Shopify, and allows you to ship orders in-house. You can download orders from third-party sites into the interface and create shipping labels. Pricing is volume-based, and you can upgrade or downgrade your membership on a monthly basis.”
—Jeanne, The Groomsman Suit

Ben Martin of Dauntless Wine Company

“E-commerce integrated with ShippingEasy is the best duo for online start-ups. It makes fulfillment easier than you could ever imagine. Just be sure to standardize your shipping packages and weight and input them into ShippingEasy so you can just ‘click and ship.’”
—Ben, Dauntless Wine Company

Bryce Jacobs of SpeedyTire

“AfterShip provides automated email and text updates to your customers, telling them the delivery status of their package. Their dashboard allows you to monitor all your shipments across multiple carriers. And they’ve recently expanded their offerings to include a returns module.”
—Bryce, SpeedyTire

Karen Conroy of Fundraising for a Cause

“Finale is a cloud-based inventory platform that communicates across multiple channels, like Amazon, eBay and Etsy. It’ll help reduce orders with missing or wrong items. You get incredible reporting, and you can even customize. It’s definitely a good choice for a growing business with high volume.”
—Karen, Fundraising for a Cause

Karen Conroy of Fundraising for a Cause
Jeff Abella of Moka Origins

“Unleashed can revolutionize your manufacturing operations. You get tremendous control, data insights and confidence. It gives full traceability. And you can monitor your inventory, manufacturing processes and cash flow."
—Jeff, Moka Origins

Jeff Abella of Moka Origins
Jon Szablowsky of eKitchenWorld

“ChannelAdvisor is a robust, multi-channel platform that can help you scale by expanding to more than a hundred online marketplaces. They integrate seamlessly with big marketplaces, such as Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Jet, and Houzz, as well as many smaller emerging marketplaces and international channels.”
—Jon, eKitchenWorld

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