7 Tips For Starting A Successful Fulfillment Business

Want to start your own fulfillment business? Here are 7 tips you should know.
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We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a fulfillment business:

#1: Jan Bednar, founder of ShipMonk:

We chatted with with Jan, founder of ShipMonk ($5.58M/month). In our interview, Jan says:

Think of a problem you care about and find a solution that works.

Additionally:

Getting caught up in the whirlwind of a startup can seem unavoidable, but having confidence in myself and in others, as well as embracing the speed bumps along the way has guided me forward. I work hard at what I can control, and I accept what I can’t.

Further:

Over the past few years, I’ve seen entrepreneurs making the same mistake: overestimating their earnings and underestimating their efforts. If you’re just starting out, it’s expected to have limited resources.

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#2: Jan Bednar, founder of ShipMonk:

We chatted with with Jan, founder of ShipMonk ($5.58M/month). In our interview, Jan says:

Making mistakes is normal and not inherently bad — every misstep is a step in the right direction if you’re able to learn from it.

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#3: Michael Manzione, founder of Rakuten Super Logistics:

We chatted with with Michael, founder of Rakuten Super Logistics ($/month). In our interview, Michael says:

Taking pride in every job you do and turning obstacles into opportunities have really shaped my career and the person I am today.

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#4: Philip Karageorgis, founder of Honest FulPhilment:

We chatted with with Philip, founder of Honest FulPhilment ($2M/month). In our interview, Philip says:

Networking is key, no matter how hard you have to work, go to summits, meetups, and promotions in your niche. Opportunities will present themselves without a doubt. The more you go, the harder you work, the luckier you become.

Additionally:

I’m sure you’ve heard this before, but the biggest lesson and takeaway from launching is to just do it! So much is learned on the job, but if you never start in the first place you won’t learn anything.

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