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7 Stages of Dropship Automation: The Road to Full Automation

Table of Contents Automating "Wholesale Dropshipping" How Not to Dropship The TL;DR The 7 Stages of True Dropship Automation Explained Semi-Automated Email Order Routing Inventory Syncing API/EDI [...]

Flxpoint Features Roadmap: June 2021

We update Flxpoint almost weekly with new feature releases and performance improvements.  — What We’ve Been Up To Let’s go over what we have completed so far [...]

What Is a Modern Merchant?

A modern merchant is a retailer, distributor, or brand that believes in a flexible and agile supply chain paired with a diversified multi-channel sales strategy.  A modern [...]

Manage Shipping Labels in Flxpoint

Flxpoint has partnered with ShipEngine to offer new in-app features, including integrated shipping label generation and the ability to download and send or print shipping labels directly [...]

Unlock Ecommerce Growth with Inventory and Warehouse Management Systems

As your ecommerce business grows and evolves, your inventory tracking methods need to grow and evolve, as well. Logistical tasks that were initially the responsibility of a [...]

Flxpoint Announces New Source Integration with SKULabs

Flxpoint users can now integrate with SKULabs, a powerful warehouse management system. SKULabs is a solution for merchants who track inventory across multiple warehouses or need to [...]

Flxpoint New Features: Vendor Portal Improvements, Product Load Speed and more!

Flxpoint has added new features and improved existing ones. Keep scrolling to learn more! Vendor Portal Improvements Upload inventory/products, upload shipments, upload invoices Why is this important? [...]

ShipHero We’re Just Human Series: Dropshipping and Suppliers with Flxpoint CEO

Summary Flxpoint CEO, Travis Mariea, joins ShipHero's We're Just Human series to discuss different topics on dropshipping and how the Flxpoint software can help ecommerce businesses connect [...]

Flxpoint Now Integrated With Miva Ecommerce Platform

Flxpoint users can now integrate with Miva, a flexible, adaptable, and completely customizable ecommerce platform and shopping cart software. Unlike many other ecommerce platforms, Miva is not [...]

Enhance Your Product Data with Flxpoint + Etilize

According to a recent GfK study, 54% of consumers say they shop around to find the best value versus remaining loyal to one brand.  Now more than [...]

Integrate Flxpoint with Netsuite

As your business grows, so does your tech stack. That’s why it’s essential to implement software that seamlessly integrates with your existing solutions. Flxpoint’s latest integration is [...]

Watch: Webinar – The Wholesaler Guide (Start, Scale & Automate Your Dropship Program)

Summary In this webinar, Austin Rose, Head of Business Development, will guide you into our Wholesaler Guide where you will learn how you can begin, grow and [...]

Introducing Flxpoint’s New and Improved UI

Tomorrow, we’re excited to roll out a new Flxpoint user interface that features a modern look with updated icons, fonts, and colors. However, the changes we're implementing [...]

Integrate Flxpoint With ShippingEasy

Flxpoint now integrates with ShippingEasy, a leading shipping software solution for ecommerce retailers, to help you ship as effortlessly as you list. Resellers utilizing the ShippingEasy integration [...]

Flxpoint Adds Integration With Square Payments

Flxpoint's latest offering is a payment processor integration with Square Payments, which lets our users automatically process payments inside our app. Customers utilizing Flxpoint's dealer portal and other [...]

Watch: Webinar – Dealin’ With Dropship Product Data Feeds

Summary Travis Mariea, CEO of Flxpoint, takes you on a deep dive into the world of ecommerce product data feeds, with a special focus on dropship, and [...]

Product Performance & Supplier Fulfillment Reports Now Available

We have added two new especially useful reports in Flxpoint - the Product Performance Report and the Supplier Fulfillment Report. The Product Performance Report allows you to [...]

Transfer Orders Now Available in Flxpoint

One of our latest feature additions to the Flxpoint platform is Transfer Orders. Transfer Orders allow our users the ability to consolidate multiple dropship orders and place [...]

Committed Stock Now Available in Flxpoint

We have recently released a couple of new features within the Flxpoint tool with one being Committed Stock. Committed Stock is the closest you can get to [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 4 – Adult Products

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 4: In this episode of the Modern Merchant Podcast, Sex Toy Club [...]

Ultimate Guide to Distributed Order Management

If you’re struggling to optimize your company’s fulfillment and simply don’t have the tools to do it efficiently, you may be considering utilizing distributed order management (DOM). [...]

5 Tips for Optimizing Your Product Descriptions for Ecommerce

Since about 80% of Americans do online shopping regularly, ecommerce businesses have a lot of opportunities to make sales. No matter who your target audience is, reaching [...]

Watch: Webinar With Shiphero – Delivering on the Promise of Distributed Fulfillment & Dropshipping

Summary Travis Mariea, CEO of Flxpoint, and Nicholas Daniel-Richards, founder of Shiphero, joins us for this webinar, which will is a live demo and tactical guide to [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 3 – Tech Talk (Custom Development Work)

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 3: Travis Mariea and Matt Myers, CEO and CTO of Flxpoint respectively, [...]

Watch: Webinar – Distributed Fulfillment & Why it is an Essential Part to Your Retail Strategy

Summary Retail has changed and your supply chain and fulfillment strategy has likely gone from “working” to inefficient, costly, or maybe even broken. However, executing on a [...]

Watch: Webinar – Digital Disruption In Retail & How To Adapt Your Strategy For Success

Summary For years, retail has been on a path of digital disruption which is being accelerated in the wake of the unexpected COVID-19 pandemic. Brands, distributors, and [...]

Watch: Webinar – Demystifying the Dropship Software Ecosystem

Summary Retailers and Suppliers face a dizzying amount of software choices when it comes to managing their ecommerce business. It becomes even more complex when trying to [...]

Kitting & Bundling Now Available in Flxpoint

One of our latest feature releases we have added to Flxpoint is Kitting & Bundling! With our latest addition of Kitting & Bundling, you can now combine [...]

Quickbooks Online Integration Now Available in Flxpoint

We are excited to announce the addition of our first accounting integration for Flxpoint - Quickbooks Online! With Flxpoint, you can integrate your sales channels and send [...]

Rate Shopping Now Available in Flxpoint

We have recently released one of the latest Flxpoint features, Rate Shopping. With this tool, you will be able to retrieve estimated shipping rates via an external [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 2 – Home & Furniture Industry Roundup

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 2: Gil Bar-Lev joins us from Homeroots on this episode of The [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 1 – Firearms Industry Roundup

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 1: Eric Jensen from 2nd Amendment Wholesale joins us for the first [...]

New Features: Category Manager, Virtual Builder Enhancements and More!

We have recently released more new features on the Flxpoint platform. Check them out below! Category Manager Ability to merge, organize, rename and add new categories for [...]

How to Handle Dropship Returns

Ideally, none of your dropshipping customers will ever want to make returns. Unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world. If you run a dropshipping business, over […]

Choosing the Right Ecommerce Order Management System for Your Business

If you’re an online merchant, you know the challenges that come with ecommerce order management related to capturing, tracking, and fulfilling orders. Not only do you have […]

Helping Brick & Mortar Retailers During This Time

Free POS Integration & Turn-Key Shopify Store Setup In an effort to help support our brick & mortar retailers during this time, we are offering… Free integration […]

Subscribe to our blog.

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7 Stages of Dropship Automation: The Road to Full Automation

Table of Contents Automating "Wholesale Dropshipping" How Not to Dropship The TL;DR The 7 Stages of True Dropship Automation Explained Semi-Automated Email Order Routing Inventory Syncing API/EDI [...]

Flxpoint Features Roadmap: June 2021

We update Flxpoint almost weekly with new feature releases and performance improvements.  — What We’ve Been Up To Let’s go over what we have completed so far [...]

What Is a Modern Merchant?

A modern merchant is a retailer, distributor, or brand that believes in a flexible and agile supply chain paired with a diversified multi-channel sales strategy.  A modern [...]

Manage Shipping Labels in Flxpoint

Flxpoint has partnered with ShipEngine to offer new in-app features, including integrated shipping label generation and the ability to download and send or print shipping labels directly [...]

Unlock Ecommerce Growth with Inventory and Warehouse Management Systems

As your ecommerce business grows and evolves, your inventory tracking methods need to grow and evolve, as well. Logistical tasks that were initially the responsibility of a [...]

Flxpoint Announces New Source Integration with SKULabs

Flxpoint users can now integrate with SKULabs, a powerful warehouse management system. SKULabs is a solution for merchants who track inventory across multiple warehouses or need to [...]

Flxpoint New Features: Vendor Portal Improvements, Product Load Speed and more!

Flxpoint has added new features and improved existing ones. Keep scrolling to learn more! Vendor Portal Improvements Upload inventory/products, upload shipments, upload invoices Why is this important? [...]

ShipHero We’re Just Human Series: Dropshipping and Suppliers with Flxpoint CEO

Summary Flxpoint CEO, Travis Mariea, joins ShipHero's We're Just Human series to discuss different topics on dropshipping and how the Flxpoint software can help ecommerce businesses connect [...]

Flxpoint Now Integrated With Miva Ecommerce Platform

Flxpoint users can now integrate with Miva, a flexible, adaptable, and completely customizable ecommerce platform and shopping cart software. Unlike many other ecommerce platforms, Miva is not [...]

Enhance Your Product Data with Flxpoint + Etilize

According to a recent GfK study, 54% of consumers say they shop around to find the best value versus remaining loyal to one brand.  Now more than [...]

Integrate Flxpoint with Netsuite

As your business grows, so does your tech stack. That’s why it’s essential to implement software that seamlessly integrates with your existing solutions. Flxpoint’s latest integration is [...]

Watch: Webinar – The Wholesaler Guide (Start, Scale & Automate Your Dropship Program)

Summary In this webinar, Austin Rose, Head of Business Development, will guide you into our Wholesaler Guide where you will learn how you can begin, grow and [...]

Introducing Flxpoint’s New and Improved UI

Tomorrow, we’re excited to roll out a new Flxpoint user interface that features a modern look with updated icons, fonts, and colors. However, the changes we're implementing [...]

Integrate Flxpoint With ShippingEasy

Flxpoint now integrates with ShippingEasy, a leading shipping software solution for ecommerce retailers, to help you ship as effortlessly as you list. Resellers utilizing the ShippingEasy integration [...]

Flxpoint Adds Integration With Square Payments

Flxpoint's latest offering is a payment processor integration with Square Payments, which lets our users automatically process payments inside our app. Customers utilizing Flxpoint's dealer portal and other [...]

Watch: Webinar – Dealin’ With Dropship Product Data Feeds

Summary Travis Mariea, CEO of Flxpoint, takes you on a deep dive into the world of ecommerce product data feeds, with a special focus on dropship, and [...]

Product Performance & Supplier Fulfillment Reports Now Available

We have added two new especially useful reports in Flxpoint - the Product Performance Report and the Supplier Fulfillment Report. The Product Performance Report allows you to [...]

Transfer Orders Now Available in Flxpoint

One of our latest feature additions to the Flxpoint platform is Transfer Orders. Transfer Orders allow our users the ability to consolidate multiple dropship orders and place [...]

Committed Stock Now Available in Flxpoint

We have recently released a couple of new features within the Flxpoint tool with one being Committed Stock. Committed Stock is the closest you can get to [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 4 – Adult Products

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 4: In this episode of the Modern Merchant Podcast, Sex Toy Club [...]

Ultimate Guide to Distributed Order Management

If you’re struggling to optimize your company’s fulfillment and simply don’t have the tools to do it efficiently, you may be considering utilizing distributed order management (DOM). [...]

5 Tips for Optimizing Your Product Descriptions for Ecommerce

Since about 80% of Americans do online shopping regularly, ecommerce businesses have a lot of opportunities to make sales. No matter who your target audience is, reaching [...]

Watch: Webinar With Shiphero – Delivering on the Promise of Distributed Fulfillment & Dropshipping

Summary Travis Mariea, CEO of Flxpoint, and Nicholas Daniel-Richards, founder of Shiphero, joins us for this webinar, which will is a live demo and tactical guide to [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 3 – Tech Talk (Custom Development Work)

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 3: Travis Mariea and Matt Myers, CEO and CTO of Flxpoint respectively, [...]

Watch: Webinar – Distributed Fulfillment & Why it is an Essential Part to Your Retail Strategy

Summary Retail has changed and your supply chain and fulfillment strategy has likely gone from “working” to inefficient, costly, or maybe even broken. However, executing on a [...]

Watch: Webinar – Digital Disruption In Retail & How To Adapt Your Strategy For Success

Summary For years, retail has been on a path of digital disruption which is being accelerated in the wake of the unexpected COVID-19 pandemic. Brands, distributors, and [...]

Watch: Webinar – Demystifying the Dropship Software Ecosystem

Summary Retailers and Suppliers face a dizzying amount of software choices when it comes to managing their ecommerce business. It becomes even more complex when trying to [...]

Kitting & Bundling Now Available in Flxpoint

One of our latest feature releases we have added to Flxpoint is Kitting & Bundling! With our latest addition of Kitting & Bundling, you can now combine [...]

Quickbooks Online Integration Now Available in Flxpoint

We are excited to announce the addition of our first accounting integration for Flxpoint - Quickbooks Online! With Flxpoint, you can integrate your sales channels and send [...]

Rate Shopping Now Available in Flxpoint

We have recently released one of the latest Flxpoint features, Rate Shopping. With this tool, you will be able to retrieve estimated shipping rates via an external [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 2 – Home & Furniture Industry Roundup

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 2: Gil Bar-Lev joins us from Homeroots on this episode of The [...]

Listen: Modern Merchant Podcast EP 1 – Firearms Industry Roundup

You can also listen to this episode on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher EP 1: Eric Jensen from 2nd Amendment Wholesale joins us for the first [...]

New Features: Category Manager, Virtual Builder Enhancements and More!

We have recently released more new features on the Flxpoint platform. Check them out below! Category Manager Ability to merge, organize, rename and add new categories for [...]

How to Handle Dropship Returns

Ideally, none of your dropshipping customers will ever want to make returns. Unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world. If you run a dropshipping business, over […]

Choosing the Right Ecommerce Order Management System for Your Business

If you’re an online merchant, you know the challenges that come with ecommerce order management related to capturing, tracking, and fulfilling orders. Not only do you have […]

Helping Brick & Mortar Retailers During This Time

Free POS Integration & Turn-Key Shopify Store Setup In an effort to help support our brick & mortar retailers during this time, we are offering… Free integration […]

Subscribe to our blog.

Never miss a webinar, podcast, feature release or article. We don't spam - we promise.