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

February 7, 2017

Depending on your position, drop shipping means different things to different people. Even with the growing popularity of the method and its unique alignment with e-commerce, the risks of drop shipping are significant. 

For that reason, it can be tough to tell whether the risks are worth taking on for your business. Will drop shipping be the key to growing a brand and building a base of customers? Or will it lead to unreliable order fulfillment and a reputation for failure?

Without careful consideration, things can quickly go wrong. This applies to brands as well as service providers, both of which perspectives we’ll explore in this article.

Continue reading Understanding the Rewards & Risks of Drop Shipping

March 12, 2015

Our ongoing “Unpacking” series digs into the meaning of commonly used terms and trends in the supply chain world that prompt a lot of questions. You can read all of the previous entries here.  This week we look at drop shipping.

To learn more about how Capacity can help you adopt new fulfillment solutions, contact us here or call (732) 745-7770 and select option 3.

Drop shipping is a fulfillment option that you may have heard of, but perhaps haven’t taken the time to consider whether or not it could benefit your business. Continue reading Unpacking: The Advantages of Drop Shipping