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70% of UK retailers say that the US is a priority export destination, according to a recent Tamebay survey. While it’s fairly simple to set-up the commercial aspects of selling online to US consumers, handling the logistics is a bigger challenge.

One solution is to use a US fulfilment centre. It’ll give you a base to hold stock locally and give your US customers a much better experience, with cheaper shipping, faster delivery, no customs duty surprises, and hassle-free returns.

So how do you get started? In this post, we show you the five steps you’ll need to take to use a US fulfilment centre, using James and James’s own location in Columbus, Ohio as an example.

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