COMMON QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Our team has extensive warehousing, logistics, and shipping experience, so we understand how to help your business succeed.
Is SHTX able to use my carriers relationships for shipping?
Yes, we are. We have the ability to use your carrier accounts for shipping. To save you money, we also offer to optimize your shipping by comparing your carrier rates to our volume rates and if our rates are less than yours, you can opt to use our carrier relationships and save money.
You can read more about this here.
What is the advantage of using the centrally located Texas warehouse?
Being both centrally located in the U.S. and adjacent to one of the largest international Ocean and Air Ports in the U.S. provides improved rates and transit times for both inventory you bring into the U.S. and shipments fulfilled across the the U.S. and the world. The ability to “Zone Skip” on the domestic shipping from the Texas Warehouse provides more savings because the majority of delivery zip codes are zones 2 through 4 for most carriers as apposed to shipping from a California or New York based warehouses where the majority of delivery zones would be zones 4 through 6.
When do I need to get my orders to the fulfillment center for them to go out that same day?
In general our cut-off time for orders is 3 pm Central Time for them to be picked, packed and shipped the same day.
What kind of customizations and flexibility do you offer in your workflow?
Ensuring the quality of how your product is delivered to your customer is our main priority. To achieve this we provide a flexible environment so that the merchant can express the importations and needs of incorporating their trademark or signature touches with every order. Among our areas of flexibility are packaging and presentation requirements, paperwork and logos, customs processes, shipment cost optimization, special shopping cart connections.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes we do. Not only that we are international shipping experts and can help you launch your product beyond U.S. borders. Learn about our long history with DHL Express.
Do you know how to work with Amazon Fulfillment By Merchant "FBM"?
Yes we do. Many of our customers sell their products on multiple website, shopping carts and market places including Amazon. Customers save money in fees when they are FBM sellers on Amazon. We are very familiar with the Amazon compliance needs of FBM sellers and help our customers avoid Amazon penalties when possible.