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Imports, Exports, and Saved Docs!

Many times we here at Whiplash have our heads down, intently focused on operations or building out new functionality that will improve the lives of our customers. New features will bubble to the surface of the user-interface and we'd go chugging along without so much as a peep. No longer. Moving forward, we'll be making a concerted effort to publicize these features so that you can best take advantage of new tools at your disposal. … Read More

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Peter Imai
14 October 2016
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PAST ARTICLES
A Fulfillment Journey with Kickstarter, P. 1

This is Part 1 of a series documenting my personal experience on Kickstarter. I started a small personal project on Kickstarter a few months ago. The product is a small rectangle of recycled bike tube with snaps to close around your headphones. I called it Tango, shot a video with my friend @mikeambs, some product shots with @YungRama, and we were in business. As I go through the stages of the campaign, I'll be posting … Read More

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James Marks
29 August 2016
The Twelve Year Overnight Success

When I told my close friends I was starting a fulfillment company, you could see them flinch and try to mask their disappointment. You could almost see the single word forming inside their heads, “WHY??”. They looked at me with something like pity while they struggled to put a good face on it. The thing about Whiplash is that it’s not my first attempt at fulfillment. It’s not even my second. When we … Read More

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James Marks
26 August 2016
New DHL Rates

We've just negotiated some smoking new rates for expedited international Shipping from DHL (DHL Express) - and wanted to let you all know. Savings are coming in between 40-80% of comparable ship methods! Some example shipments below. Canada under 1lb. from SF UPS Worldwide Express $47.02 USPS Express International $42.51 DHL Express $22.16 47-52% savings off closest matching service New Zeland just under 2lbs. from SF UPS Worldwide Express $144.36 USPS … Read More

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Peter Imai
16 August 2016
Custom Packaging from Arka

Design and manufacture custom packaging with a few clicks The unboxing experience: the culmination of days or sometimes weeks of anticipation. The first glimpse of a new product. If you are an e-commerce company, many times this is the first time your customer will physically interact with your brand - and a clear opportunity. The unboxing moment is a chance - through custom packing- to reinforce branding consistency, perceived value, and to give physical and … Read More

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Peter Imai
15 August 2016