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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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


How to Combat the Amazon Effect

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


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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.


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,


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 …


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.


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!


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?


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.


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.


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.


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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