Fulfillment is a critical part of any business, but it’s especially important for DTC ecommerce brands. Let's nail it.

Jan 9, 2024

How to use your order data to lower shipping costs

Lower your shipping costs using advanced data analysis tools. Find the most cost-effective warehouse locations for your brand with Airhouse's Shipping Optimizer.

Jun 8, 2023

Evaluating single-carrier shipping vs. multi-carrier shipping

DTC brands may use single-carrier or multi-carrier shipping in order fulfillment. Weigh the pros and cons of each approach to choose the best option for your brand.

May 23, 2023

How to lower international shipping costs

International markets present new opportunity for DTC brands. Learn how to lower international shipping costs so you can take advantage of new consumer markets.

May 17, 2023

How to launch U.S.-based fulfillment for your ecommerce brand

Learn what you need to know before launching ecommerce fulfillment in the U.S., including unique logistics considerations and what to look for in an American 3PL.

May 15, 2023

The top 3PL companies for DTC brands and why

This research-backed list compares the 7 top 3PL companies for DTC brands, examining warehouse operations, technology, pricing, customer support, and more.

May 4, 2023

Try a warehouse in Canada as a launchpad for international fulfillment

If your DTC brand is expanding into foreign markets from the U.S., learn why you should try a warehouse in Canada as a launchpad for international fulfillment.

Apr 25, 2023

The ecommerce guide to international order fulfillment

Learn what DTC ecommerce brands should consider when expanding sales outside of the U.S., and whether your business is ready for international fulfillment.

Apr 24, 2023

How to ship fragile items and packages

Shipping fragile items requires special packaging and care. In this step-by-step guide, learn how to ship fragile items and what it takes to pack them properly.

Mar 27, 2023

The pros and cons of 3PL distributed inventory

Using distributed inventory across multiple warehouses can lower fulfillment costs, but ecommerce brands should be wary of 3PLs that control inventory placement.

Mar 16, 2023

What’s the best 3PL fulfillment support model?

Ecommerce fulfillment is complex—so it's important that your 3PL provides reliable fulfillment customer support. Understand how common 3PL support models differ.

Mar 8, 2023

Why every product distribution strategy needs scalable fulfillment

Ecommerce brands should establish a reliable product distribution strategy early on—and be sure to find solutions that are prepared to scale with them.

Mar 1, 2023

7 ecommerce expenses and spending mistakes to avoid

In an effort to scale, DTC ecommerce businesses often over-invest in the wrong places. Here are seven common ecommerce expenses to cut back on for healthier growth.

Feb 27, 2023

How to relocate a warehouse without disrupting fulfillment

Warehouse relocation is a daunting task, but sometimes it's necessary to optimize fulfillment. Here's how to relocate a warehouse and streamline operations.

Feb 27, 2023

Wholesale warehouse operations: DTC vs. B2B

Wholesale warehouse operations are vastly different than those used for DTC. These are the ways your warehouse should be optimized to manage B2B fulfillment.

Feb 15, 2023

Wholesale inventory management best practices

Wholesale inventory management, or B2B inventory management, requires a different approach than DTC fulfillment. Understand the differences between the approaches.

Feb 6, 2023

How DTC brands rely on fulfillment to increase product margins

A healthier product margin means bigger profit. DTC brands can significantly lower their product cost by optimizing their ecommerce fulfillment strategy.

Jan 31, 2023

6 strategies for funding business growth

Raising capital is necessary for funding business growth until your revenue can cover operating costs. Here's how DTC brands structure their funding strategy.

Jan 25, 2023

Omnichannel sales: How to build retail partnerships

Retail partnerships provide a critical sales channel for scaling DTC brands. Learn how to establish retailer relationships and manage wholesale fulfillment.

Jan 19, 2023

13 ways DTC brands can reduce fulfillment costs

Reducing fulfillment costs is key to achieving healthy margins and creating a scalable business. Learn how to reduce your direct-to-consumer fulfillment costs.

Nov 10, 2022

The retailer’s guide to subscription box fulfillment

Subscriptions provide DTC brands with simple, recurring revenue, but subscription box fulfillment is challenging. Learn how fulfillment services can help.

Oct 28, 2022

3PL onboarding: making and breaking fulfillment partnerships

First impressions matter. Let’s unpack what a successful 3PL onboarding process looks like and what you should expect from your new partner.

Oct 13, 2022

Why growth-minded businesses need transparent 3PL billing

Learn about Airhouse's transparent 3PL billing model that allows you to more easily and confidently grow your business and optimize spend.

Oct 6, 2022

5 warehouse preparation tips for the holidays

The holidays are the busiest time of year for ecommerce. These warehouse preparation tips will help ensure your warehouse is optimized for the holiday season.

Jul 26, 2023

9 tips to prepare your ecommerce business for the holiday season

Preparing for the holiday? Leverage these nine tips to ensure your ecommerce business meets customer expectations and exceeds revenue goals this year.

Sep 15, 2022

How to boost online sales with virtual bundling

Virtual bundling allows ecommerce brands the flexibility to sell complementary products together—reducing shipping costs and increasing order value.

Sep 1, 2022

How to build your ecommerce tech stack: what you need and why

An efficient ecommerce tech stack can help streamline your processes and scale your business. Learn which platforms and technologies will best suit your company.

Aug 22, 2022

What to know about preparing inventory for your warehouse

Before a warehouse can stock your inventory, it must be fully prepared to be shipped. Learn the common warehouse requirements and how to meet them economically.

Aug 3, 2022

Is Amazon or DTC fulfillment better for your ecommerce business?

When should ecommerce brands sell through Amazon (FBA), and when should they work directly with a DTC fulfillment provider? It depends on budget and goals.

Jul 26, 2022

The benefits of multi-warehouse shipping for ecommerce brands

Multi-warehouse shipping strategies help high-growth ecommerce businesses maximize the efficiency of their fulfillment operations, saving time and money.

Jul 19, 2022

5 reasons why ecommerce brands should outsource fulfillment

Fulfillment is complex and critical to an ecommerce brand’s customer satisfaction. Learn how you can outsource fulfillment to grow your DTC business.

Jul 12, 2022

How to evaluate if a 3PL has the best shipping options for you

All third-party logistics (3PL) companies approach shipping in different ways. Learn what to look for when evaluating the shipping options at 3PLs and 4PLs.

Jul 6, 2022

5 questions you should ask when evaluating a 3PL warehouse

Warehouses vary almost as much as the inventory they store. Here are five questions you should ask before choosing a 3PL warehouse partner.

Jun 23, 2022

3PL vs. 4PL: What fulfillment outsourcing model is right for you?

Whether you’re considering a 3PL vs. 4PL, outsourcing fulfillment operations is a great option for ecommerce businesses big and small.

Mar 25, 2022

Which fulfillment pricing model is right for you?

From small businesses just getting started to the world’s top direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecommerce brands, there’s one universal truth: order fulfillment is hard.

Sep 29, 2021

How every D2C brand should prepare for the 2021 holiday peak season

The peak holiday season can strain even the most efficient supply chains. In this blog post, we’ll explore the changes that could impact your holiday shipping and fulfillment process in 2021.