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Today we have Brent Ohlendorf. Brent helped to co-found and launch the shipping, customs-clearing, and freight-forwarding firm, FBA Forward, aimed towards supporting the growing Amazon FBA-sellers and entrepreneurs community. He has supported the growth of the firm to 25+ employees and dedicated licensed customs broker team in San Diego and has worked closely with shipping agents located in every major port city in China and elsewhere to support their mission.


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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] Brent talks about what FBA Forward does and why he started it.
  • [1:45] Who is the ideal customer for FBA Forward?
  • [2:10] Customer success stories.
  • [2:40] Milestones along the way.
  • [3:00] What was it like starting the business out of a garage?

In this episode…

What does it take to build a thriving business that specifically addresses an issue many ecommerce leaders dread? That issue, of course, is shipping! So many ecommerce businesses dread having to work out all the ins and outs of this laborious aspect of their organization. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from innovator and entrepreneur Brent Ohlendorf as he talks about why he helped found FBA Forward. For Brent and his team, it all came down to identifying a huge need in the marketplace that no one was addressing. Like any good entrepreneur worth their salt, Brent and his team seized on the opportunity to create shipping solutions for ecommerce businesses. To hear more about Brent’s journey, make sure to listen to this exciting episode!

Are you an ecommerce business owner that is looking to take your business to the next level? Maybe you struggle with shipping and logistics like most private label sellers do. Did you know that there is a company that is committed to helping you solve those issues so you can focus on what will move your organization forward? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Brent Ohlendorf as he goes over the many ways that FBA Forward can help ecommerce leaders use their time and energy efficiently. The guys at FBA Forward love to handle shipping nuances and would like nothing better than to take this difficult task off your desk. Hear all about FBA Forward and what they have to offer on this engaging episode!  

What lessons can you learn from an organization that started from humble beginnings in a garage to now facilitating the shipping and logistics of millions of dollars worth of merchandise each month? Not only that, they accomplished all of this without the help of outside funding, in other words, they bootstrapped their success all by themselves. Don’t’ miss this wonderful opportunity to hear the amazing success story of FBA Forward. The inspiration found in Brent’s story could be just what you need to stay focused and driving toward your goals. Hear more on this powerful episode of Inspired Insider!

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