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Are you shipping air? Optimizing your packaging is a must

If you're shipping products anywhere in the world, there’s a high chance that you’re being a bit inefficient. Instead of just shipping products, you’re in fact...

A Brief Glossary of E-commerce Logistics Lingo

2PL

Also known as “second-party logistics”, 2PL refers to the practice in which a customer buys services including customs, goods, or storage, from a provider.

The Future of E-Commerce Logistics: What Can We Expect?

In the current European climate – challenged by events such as the Coronavirus pandemic, the Ukraine war, and changes in EU legislation – e-commerce businesses...

Expand your e-commerce business to new markets

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Are you an e-commerce business owner with plans to expand internationally? Then, this article is for you. We'll look at...

4 tips for green shipping

Many e-commerce businesses proudly provide consumers with environmentally-sustainable products that genuinely make a difference. Still, you don’t have to stop...

Behind the scenes with OGOship’s team in the United Kingdom

Do you want to be a big fish in a small pond or a big fish in a big pond?

Behind the Scenes: OGOship's Sales Team Finland

Remember Tetris®, the highly addictive puzzle game, invented in 1984 by Alexey Pajitnov? For those of you folks who don’t know what the heck we’re talking...

Behind the Scenes with OGOship’s Customer Service Team

OGOship is an innovative forerunner in online retail logistics and warehousing. We offer a modern 3PL service to help e-commerce merchants speed up delivery...

3 Popular Shipping Cost Strategies for Online Stores

More and more people are choosing to shop online. In fact, online sales reached an average of $791 billion, up over 32% from the year before. In the past...

Behind the Scenes with OGOship’s Onboarding Team

E-commerce expert Sabrina Kaleva is OGOship’s Head of Customer Success. She and her team are responsible for onboarding new merchants to OGOship’s system,...

8 things to remember when outsourcing e-commerce logistics to a 3PL

A 3PL company can be a game-changing partner for your online store. It can save your time and allow you to focus on sales, while someone else takes care of...

Behind the Scenes with OGOship’s Product Development Team

At OGOship, our mission is to give you the best, full-service, globally optimized order fulfillment experience possible.

Google Customer Reviews or Google My Business Reviews

Have you ever wondered how Google Maps locates or rates the businesses it suggests to its users? If you're like most people, you've definitely used Google to...

The best dropshipping products in 2021

If you want to start an e-commerce business but don’t want to invest in inventory, staff, or warehouse, the perfect opportunity may be right inside your laptop.

Epic Black Friday deals of all time

Are you an e-commerce business owner? Then, we’re sure you’re looking forward to this day: Friday, November 26th. It’s Black Friday, baby!

Order Fulfillment Glossary: The Top 30 Terms You Need to Know

There are many terms and acronyms you need to know for e-commerce order fulfillment. So, what’s the best place to get up to speed with all these definitions?

6 tips for your fall online retail campaigns

Have you noticed it too? It seems the e-commerce seasonality landscape has permanently changed. Previously there were a few primary annual, sometimes...

5 top-rated WooCommerce plugins to help you sell more

WooCommerce is one of the most popular e-commerce platforms out there. And that means there are thousands of plugins available to help you get your store set...

9 top-rated Shopify apps to help you supercharge your online store

Shopify is one of the most popular e-commerce platforms on the planet. For those seeking minimal configuration requirements, Shopify is a great solution to set...

How to take a break from your E-com business & keep customers happy

Particularly in e-commerce, taking a holiday can be extremely stressful. Online stores are up and selling 24/7, and the products need to be delivered in time...

Everything You Need to Know About the 2021 EU VAT Changes

New EU VAT rules are being introduced July 1, 2021, the aim of these changes is to provide a fairer environment for taxation so that EU and non-EU businesses...

Could 3PL be the means to compete with the e-commerce Amazon Effect?

Since its humble beginnings in 1994 as an online marketplace for books, Amazon has totally revolutionized the online shopping industry. Now it offers millions...

Challenges of cross-border e-commerce & how to overcome them with 3PL

So, you have an e-commerce store, and you want to sell to foreign customers. It is simple, right? You just need to implement the necessary payment providers so...

5 common pitfalls to avoid when choosing an Order Management System

As an e-commerce business owner, you probably remember the first days of trading: the orders started to trickle in, and the feeling of excitement packing and...

OGOship opens new warehouse in the United Kingdom

OGOship has recently expanded its global warehouse network to the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom, as one of the leading e-commerce markets globally,...

Partnership with Simply VAT helps e-commerce businesses

Cross-border e-commerce and selling to multiple markets might sound simple, but in reality, many practical details are slowing ambitious e-commerce businesses...

Wow your customers with custom packaging

People love a good customized experience. If you’re already providing that through your e-commerce site, great! But it’s often not enough to leave your...

How to make online reviews your business’ most powerful marketing tool

Think about the last purchase you made online: did you buy something after seeing their 1-star rating on Google or Amazon reviews? Probably not.

3 e-commerce trends to look out for in 2021

We finally made it: 2020 has gone with the wind and it’s time to look forward into 2021 — and importantly, what e-commerce trends to look out for this year....