August 28, 2017

Earlier this month, FedEx set up an intriguing scenario for the 2017 holiday season. Rather than follow the lead of its main rival UPS by adding a peak season surcharge to some post-Thanksgiving deliveries, FedEx opted to keep things simple.

Beyond the expected additions for oversized packages and other shipments that require special handling, the company will not add any new charges. Cue a lot of industry chatter and UPS clients reaching for the calculators. Continue reading Switch or Stay Put? Assessing Peak Season Deliveries with UPS and FedEx

August 22, 2017

Huda Kattan is an iconic name in the beauty sector. The cosmetics blogger has successfully grown her reviews into a real-world business, Huda Beauty, and is showing the same ambition as she redefines how customers select makeup products.

Kattan offers a hint of this in her recent review of Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty powder kit. Among the many expert insights about the product itself, she hits on an important aspect of cosmetics fulfillment: customization. Continue reading Huda Beauty Emphasizes Customization for Cosmetics

August 6, 2017

If you spend any time on Quora, you’ll know that Capacity CSO Thom Campbell is a frequent contributor on a variety of subjects, including order fulfillment. Thom recently weighed in on the many challenges of drop shipping and the costs of fulfillment, so we thought it valuable to gather his thoughts on the subject into one place… here!

There are various pieces to the puzzle, which we’ve broken down into the sections below. If you prefer to read Thom’s answers in the original context, you can also view all of his responses on Quora here. Continue reading How to Handle the Many Challenges of Drop Shipping