Category Archives: Shipping/Logistics

Don’t Get Blindsided Without Knowing Your Battery Shipping Rules and Regulations

For hardware startups it can sometimes seem like there are a million and one things you have to worry about before you can take your idea to market. Well, get ready for one more: shipping batteries! If you’re product is … Continue reading

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Understand Your Shipping Terms: INCO Terms

If you’re going to be shipping a hardware product internationally, then it’s important that you think carefully about your shipping terms. Otherwise, you can end up getting in arguments with your resellers/consumers that ultimately damage your reputation, cost you money, … Continue reading

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How to Calculate Shipping Rates for Your Hardware Startup?

So you’ve settled on a price for your ground-breaking new product. No doubt deciding pricing was a decision that caused you some headache, but unfortunately you’re not quite out of the woods yet as you still need to decide on … Continue reading

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Comparison of 4 Fulfillment Service Companies for Hardware Startups

If you’re planning on outsourcing your shipping – which might be a good idea if you’re a small business or entrepreneur – then it’s important to do your research before choosing a company to handle the job. Picking the right fulfillment … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Ocean Shipping

Ocean shipping means freight that you are sending internationally – across seas. If you hope to expand your business to an international market and start selling to a global market, then this is something you’re going to have to manage. … Continue reading

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Do You Need Freight Forwarding and Custom Brokerage?

Once you’ve got your product in stores or online and people want to buy it, you then need to manage the process of delivering those goods to their end destination and ensuring that your customers can get hold of them. … Continue reading

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Importance of Incoterms

     International Commercial terms or Incoterms, are a series of pre-defined three-letter trade terms that are commonly in international commercial transactions. These terms are intended to clearly communicate tasks, costs, and risks associated with the transportation and delivery of … Continue reading

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