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All You Need to Know About TikTok Shop for your E-commerce Business

Learn how furniture and home decor distributor Little Mountain Collection increased sales and fulfilled more orders by outsourcing fulfillment to LOCAD.
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Conversations that Lead to Conversion: How Chatbots Improve the Shopping Experience

Reading Time: 9 minutes Chatbots improve sales team efficiency and lightens the burden of actual human staff, particularly during peak seasons when customer queries tend to become repetitive. Learn more.

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Tech Tools and Trends in the Logistics Industry

Reading Time: 10 minutes Read more about how logistics companies can continue to embrace the latest in technology to remain competitive.

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Play Hard, Shop Harder: How Gamification is Driving E-commerce Sales

Reading Time: 9 minutes The gamification of e-commerce is, well, becoming a game-changer when it comes to online selling. Read more about it here.

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What You Need to Know About Cross-Border Shipping in Southeast Asia

Reading Time: 11 minutes Cross-border e-commerce continues to gain popularity among highly discerning and demanding consumers across Southeast Asia. Learn how you can leverage it for your business.

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Live Shopping from Home: How Live Selling Enhances Online Shopping

Reading Time: 9 minutes Learn more about why and how e-commerce companies, online retailers, and individual sellers are going into live selling as a way to enhance the shopping experience of online customers.

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Setting Up Facebook Ads through Shopee Seller Center

Reading Time: 10 minutes Facebook Ads is now officially available for Shoppee Seller Center. Learn how to maximize it.

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How to Fully Automate an E-commerce Business?

Reading Time: 22 minutes Learn how you can automate an e-commerce business and grow without all the hassle.

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Exceeding Customer Expectations Through Your Last-Mile Delivery

Reading Time: 7 minutes In today’s “next day delivery” climate, it might be challenging to keep up with some …

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6 Reasons Why Some E-Commerce Stores Fail

Reading Time: 7 minutes Making an E-Commerce store is a great way to start your own business or add …

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How to Find Suppliers for E-Commerce Store

Reading Time: 8 minutes Learn how you can source your products or find suppliers for e-commerce business.

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Stand Out in The E-Commerce Marketplace

Reading Time: 8 minutes In 2020, E-Commerce sales rose 44% and are expected to continue to grow this year. The Covid-19 …

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How to Combat the Amazon Effect

Reading Time: 7 minutes What is the Amazon Effect and how can your business navigate it?

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Shipping, E-Commerce And COVID: The New Landscape

Reading Time: 13 minutes It’d be an understatement to say that 2020 has been an unprecedented year. The COVID-19 …

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Why We Decided to Build Locad – An Introduction From The Founders

Reading Time: 9 minutes Enabling Consumer Brands with E-Commerce infrastructure as a service and flexible access to a distributed …

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6 Best Practices for Warehousing Logistics Services

Reading Time: 6 minutes Storage plays a crucial role in running an e-commerce business, which is why the warehousing logistics services a business employs must follow best practices.

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Inventory Planning Models: Which One Works for SMEs During the Pandemic?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Inventory planning is how a business can effectively manage the goods it sells. But what …

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4 Warehouse Management KPIs for e-Commerce Businesses

Reading Time: 6 minutes When you have an efficient warehouse management system in place, you can make sure that a customer’s order is picked, packed, and shipped out the moment the order is placed.

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E-commerce Warehousing: Benefits, Tips, and Challenges

Reading Time: 7 minutes As a merchant, strategic e-commerce warehousing will help you save money and help you beat direct competitors,

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Optimize Your First Mile, Before Addressing Your Last Mile

Reading Time: 7 minutes The problem with this approach is that we can end up creating tunnel-vision around last-mile …

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5 Key Misconceptions About Perfect Order Fulfillment

Reading Time: 9 minutes Learn how you could avoid getting the wrong idea about what “perfect” order fulfillment means.

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How to Prepare for the Great Singapore Sale (GSS): Experience Singapore 2022

Reading Time: 11 minutes Get ready for the event that has all the stores in Singapore lowering their prices simultaneously — get ready for the Great Singapore Sale!

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Are Monthly ‘Double Double’ sales and payday sales still effective?

Reading Time: 11 minutes Despite “Double Double” and payday sales of e-commerce platforms becoming ingrained in our culture, are they still effective?

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Factors to Forecast E-Commerce Growth in Singapore for 2022

Reading Time: 6 minutes The continuous growth of e-commerce in Singapore could be based on evolving consumer behavior. Learn more about it in this report.

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Step-by-step Guide on How to Setup a Shopify Store

Reading Time: 6 minutes This summary will serve as a guide to encourage you to try creating your very own online business by setting up a Shopify store.

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Checklist When Choosing the Best Last Mile Delivery in Singapore

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here is a quick checklist of the features an e-commerce business should look for in a last-mile carrier. Read more.

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What are smart ports, and how can they help during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Find out how smart ports use the latest automation and information technology (IT) solutions to plan, manage, and troubleshoot port operations. 

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Shaping Up to the New Normal: How SKINNI Swim Navigated the Pandemic with Locad’s Fulfillment Services

Reading Time: 11 minutes LOCAD’s fulfillment service helped hands-on brand owner Meryll Yan of Skinni Swim manage her multiple online stores through the LOCAD Control Tower even when she’s not in the metro.

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Beauty of D2C Growth: How KJM Cosmetics increased their conversion rate by 30% with fulfillment by LOCAD

Reading Time: 7 minutes LOCAD’s end-to-end fulfillment solution enabled KJM Cosmetics to reach customers nationwide at low shipping rates which helped increase their conversion rates and direct-to-customer sales volume.

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