Author: Derek Cheng

Automating Ecommerce Supplier Invoice Workflow and Communications

Automating Ecommerce Supplier Invoice Workflow and CommunicationsThe backend operations for ecommerce businesses need to be as optimized as possible to thwart attacks to profit margins. The thinner the margins, the more resolute businesses need to be...


New Tricks for Ecommerce Operations

New Tricks for Ecommerce OperationsOne mark of an ecommerce company growing quickly is how fast it can get to a hundred million in sales. A lot of ecommerce companies leverage venture capital to fuel this growth, and sadly flame out when sales...


Why Would Suppliers Use a Self-Service Portal?

Why Would Suppliers Use a Self-Service Portal?Self-service supplier portals offer major advantages for both the supplier and the company that works with them. Supplier portals are web interfaces for collecting and displaying information pertinent to...


A More Strategic Ecommerce Operation

A More Strategic Ecommerce OperationThere are plenty of industry resources on building ecommerce businesses that focus on the frontend customer experience and driving marketing and conversions. However, there are rarely discussions around the...


How to Scale Your Ecommerce Business and Operate Lean

How to Scale Your Ecommerce Business and Operate LeanOne of the biggest challenges ecommerce business owners face is scaling to their growth. Not only do they need to efficiently scale the business in a lean and agile manner, they also need to know...


What Is Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)?

What Is Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)?Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) is a coordinated practice within a business to engage with third-party service and product providers to maximize their benefit to the company’s objectives. In an...


Building and Managing Ecommerce Supplier Relationships

Building and Managing Ecommerce Supplier RelationshipsSupplier relationships can either make or break an ecommerce business. That’s no secret. Given the ultra-competitive web presence between a growing list of ecommerce sites, how your suppliers...


Choosing the Payment Method for Each Affiliate

Choosing the Most Optimal Payment Method for Each AffiliateDifferent payment methods work better for different situations. For affiliate payments, especially globally, there is a staggering range of combinations that are optimal for each transaction....