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Pickup Manifest and its Importance

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In Logistics industry, every shipping document has its own significance. Among all other documents, a Pickup or courier manifest is also one of the highly essential document. A Pickup or Courier manifest is a key documentation that is used as proof of confirmation that your parcel have been picked up by the courier partner . It streamlines the pickup process to a great extent. It is critical to make a manifest because it is required to group your shipments together. Why is a Manifest required? Manifest can be used to make a compensation claim owing to the loss or damage of shipments by Carrier partners.       2.  Manifest is the initial process in your shipping after making invoice which helps in final checking of necessary details used for successful shipment.     3.  Manifest is crucial for clubbing your multiple shipments.     4.  Manifests are required when requesting pickup-related help or escalation.     5.  Not just that, in case your shipment is untraceable after the pickup,

How Technology helps in increasing Shipping Accuracy?

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Ecommerce businesses are flourishing like never before, this time with a boom in technology and due to this sudden blow of covid-19, more people have moved from traditional retail shopping to ordering and receiving their order at home. With increase in business opportunities comes greater challenges too like increase in customer expectations, rapid competition in the market etc. Adapting is highly necessary in these times to cope up with rapid changing trends in this industry. Automation can help eCommerce businesses to assess and upgrade their business model to reduce both Cost and time. Best Practices to Reduce your Shipping Cost: Ship with best rates Rates differ significantly among different carriers depending upon weight of shipment, delivery distance, dimensions, etc. Carrier specific charges also differ according to demand and supply, calculating and keeping track of such rates is very difficult and time consuming for eCommerce sellers . ECommerce sellers should get a hold

Master The Art of Packaging with these 4 Simple Tips

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What is Packaging? Packaging is the first introduction of the product to your customers. Product packaging not only ensures safety of your product but it’s a huge opportunity to increase your business sales as well and hold a lasting brand positioning for your customers. Packaging influences the purchase decision of the customers and if you are not focusing enough on that you may miss ample business opportunities and sales. Product packaging plays a crucial role in Sales growth as well as crafting marketing strategies. Thanks to new opportunities packaging has shifted from mere cover to Being the first step to trigger impulse buying. How Packaging affects the Customers Purchase Decision? Packaging to lot extent influences people to buy product - package colour, material, design all affects the customer to pick your product from shelves to buy and take it home. Many eCommerce sellers consider Branded Packaging , which creates a memorable unboxing experience to the buyers. Some

6 Major Challenges of every eCommerce seller during the Covid period

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The Covid-19 pandemic has put a lot of strain on e-Commerce Enterprises to meet the rising demand with a limited workforce, restricted operations, and rigorous safety procedures. Keeping up with the Government's ambiguous instructions and alerts, as well as suffering one of the worst pandemic in the history of mankind, has compelled e-Commerce brands to upgrade in specific ways. Top Challenges faced by eCommerce companies due to COVID: Limited Movement and Restricted Operations :      Due to the COVID-19 shutdown and curfew in force, one of the biggest hurdles that online marketplaces are facing is access to all delivery points.      S ome of the zones and locations may have restrictions, limiting movement in the era of a pandemic and disrupting   Logistics operations.       D elivery of essential products and services is possible only outside of containment zones. Many Carrier services have stopped their operations in certain areas which is having adverse effects on eCommerce

How to Create CSB-V Shipments?

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Once your business starts growing and you decide to lock your eye into the international market there are number of provisions that are needed to be taken care for shipping successfully. There are many laws that govern the export of goods from India, that you might be unaware of during this phase. Knowing these laws and criteria is essential for anyone starting an international e-Commerce business . International trade has offered Indian SME's with an incredible opportunity to explore & tap the international market and take their business to a wider range of customers. However, when it comes to foreign trade, the primary issue, most of the sellers face is the Customs Clearance and other paperwork that's required for shipping. Customs Clearance One of the biggest concerns that shipper face is of Custom clearance. Clearing the product from customs is a very big hindrance if you do not have enough expertise and knowledge in International shipping . If you want to take advant

Your Complete Guide To Choosing The Right Shipping Partner

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Gone are the days when shipping used to be a tedious task. Launching your e-commerce business needs a lot of forbearance and planning. The most crucial part is deciding on the best Shipping partner for your logistics. You surely are excited to get set go with the new launch but have inadequate knowledge about shipping carriers and logistics, need not worry cause after reading this you will obtain knowledge that is pivotal to getting started with shipping your orders. In order to become successful in your new business, your shipping strategies have to be reliable and this further can bestow trust in customers. For creating delightful customer experience, eCourierz acts as a shipping solution for your ecommerce business offering plethora of services at a go. At just one click of a button you can choose from among wide range of carrier choices at best rates and the choice lies with you as to how many carriers you want to go ahead with. There are several factors which have to be kept in

Important and Commonly Used Logistics terms you should know.

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Knowing key logistics terms is extremely important when you start shipping activities for your ecommerce business. Supply Chain or Logistics is a system where manufactured products are dispatched and delivered to the consumers, the last person in the supply chain, with various modes of transportation. This involves multiple activities from order procuring, processing, storage and fulfillment. To build an efficient business, its eminent that you familiarize yourself with the following terms : AWB - Air way Bill   Document used for the proper identity of the goods or parcel which is exported or transported through airway mode.   It consist of a 11 digit code which helps the consignor and   the consignee or the agent can easily track out and check the status of the goods parceled.   MAWB   MAWB is Master airway bill issued by main carrier of goods on receipt of goods from a freight forwarder to deliver at destination as per agreed terms.   HAWB     HAWB means House air