• The Supplier Central is now part of Business Data Group

    I’m pleased to let you know that this website has now become part of the BDG family and will be brought together with our existing UK business community under the banner of UK Business Forums. You can read the full release here

    Whilst my colleagues and I are working through the technicalities of bringing the two communities together we have suspended new registrations to this site and I’d encourage you to register on UK Business Forums

    I look forward to getting to know you and your business,

    Richard ‘Ozzy’ Osborne
    Founder of UK Business Forums


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    What are Shipping or Courier aggregators?

    Introduction to Shipping or Courier Aggregators Shipping or courier aggregators are companies that offer a platform for businesses to compare and book shipping and courier services. By consolidating shipping services from a variety of providers, shipping or courier aggregators provide a...
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    Courier/Logistics/Shipping Management Software

    Introduction to Courier/Logistics/Shipping Management Software Courier, logistics, and shipping management software can help your business save time and money. These programs manage the entire process of package delivery, from creating labels and tracking packages to estimating delivery times...
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    How to choose the right shipping aggregator for your business?

    As the number of e-commerce businesses continues to grow, so does the need for reliable shipping partners. Shipping aggregators provide an easy way for businesses to compare rates and services from multiple carriers, making it easier to find the best option for each shipment. However, with so...
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    What are the benefits of using a shipping aggregator?

    A shipping aggregator is a company that provides an online platform for connecting shippers with multiple carriers. Shipping aggregators offer a number of advantages for both shippers and carriers. For shippers, they provide a one-stop-shop for comparing rates, services, and transit times from...
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    How can I ship products for my online business in India?

    Shipping products can be a daunting task, especially when you're dealing with products that need to be shipped internationally. If you're looking to ship products for your online business in India, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. In this blog post, we'll walk you through the...
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    How to manage and reduce shipment costs in eCommerce?

    Reducing shipment costs is critical for eCommerce businesses looking to maintain a profit margin. But reducing your shipping expenses can be tricky. It takes a lot of diligence and planning to manage your shipping costs without sacrificing the quality of your products or customer service. In...
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    What is shipping calculator? How is it useful in ecommerce business?

    If you are running an online store, it is important to make sure that you are providing your customers with accurate shipping rates. This is where a shipping calculator comes in handy. A shipping calculator allows your customers to enter their shipping information and see the exact cost of...
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    Process of international shipments

    1. What is an import and export in eCommerce? In eCommerce, an import is a process of bringing goods or services into a country from another country. Export is the opposite - it is the process of sending goods or services out of a country to another country. The terms can be used to refer to...
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    How to Offer Free Shipping for Your eCommerce Store Products+ FAQs

    Running an eCommerce store can be tough, but there are ways to make it a little easier on yourself. One way is to offer free shipping for your products. In this blog post, we'll go over how to do that and some FAQs about free shipping. Keep reading to learn more! 1. What is Free shipping and...
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    Why are shipping labels important in eCommerce?

    If you're an eCommerce business, then you know how important shipping labels are. But do you know why they're so important? In this post, we'll go over the top benefits of using shipping labels in your business. We'll also explain why tracking numbers are so vital for eCommerce businesses. Read...
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    Best Multi-Carrier Parcel Tracking Software

    1. What is parcel tracking software and what are its benefits? Parcel tracking software is a tool used by couriers and logistics companies to track the location of packages in transit. The software typically uses GPS tracking to provide real-time updates on the whereabouts of a package, allowing...
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    Top 8 Best Shipping Rate Calculator For eCommerce Couriers

    How much does it cost to ship your packages? What about the rates for different carriers like UPS, FedEx, USPS, and DHL? Calculating shipping rates can be pretty tedious. This is where the shipping rate calculator comes in handy. It considers all of the factors that go into calculating a...
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    What Is a Shipping Calculator? And Which Is the Best

    1. What is a shipping calculator and what does it do A shipping calculator is a tool that helps businesses estimate the cost of shipping their products. The calculator takes into account a number of factors, including the weight and dimensions of the package, the type of shipping service used...
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    Best Courier Companies In the UK

    1. Why courier services are important Courier services provide an important link in the transportation of goods and materials. By working with businesses and consumers, they help to ensure that items are delivered in a timely and efficient manner. Courier services also provide an important...
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    How Does Shipping Work in eCommerce?

    1. Types of shipping There are several different types of shipping, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. The most common type of shipping is air shipping, which is fast but can be expensive. Ground shipping is slower but typically cheaper. Rail shipping is somewhere in between...
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    How To Properly Handle Product Returns in an eCommerce Business

    1. Introduction The modern online shopper is an informed and enlightened customer who will seek out an alternative online outlet if s/he is not satisfied with the way your business runs. And just like in brick-and-mortar stores, you will often find that customers will return your products from...
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    Shipping Insurance In eCommerce

    Introduction When you're running an online business, it's important to make sure your customers are protected. Shipping insurance can provide peace of mind for both you and your customers and help ensure that your business remains successful. In this blog post, we'll discuss the basics of...
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    Freight forwarder

    Hello, I am looking to put together my first order and looking for a company to help us deliver the goods from India to doorstep within the UK. I am at the last stage of the order and I have been told by my supplier that shipment weight will be around 400+ Kgs. I am taking for this weight only...
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    The outbreak of COVID-19 has had a huge impact on global business; companies involved in food & beverage are having to make significant adjustments as traditional markets face lockdown, and scale of business and normal trading conditions have changed. Amidst these unprecedented times...
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    Wholesale tropical fruits

    Hello all I used to live in UK but am now based in Ghana where there is abundance of organic tropical fruits. I would like to start a business shipping fruits to UK. Can you please advise how best to start or if you know businesses who may be interested in this venture. Kind regards Veronica