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USPS, UPS, or FedEx: Which Shipping Carrier Is Best?

With the holidays quickly approaching, online sellers and postal workers alike are bracing for the sudden rush of packages from the holiday buying frenzy. USPS, UPS, and FedEx workers everywhere are pulling out their gloves and strapping on their lumbar support. Winter is coming, and they are prepared! Merchants, on the other hand, may feel […]

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Nov 27, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

8 Hacks For Saving On Shipping Costs

Life hacks are life savers. Just a few years ago, I didn’t know I could use a dustpan to fill a large bucket, or that I could hold all my loose cables together using bread-bag clips. Life hacks make complex problems simple and simple problems no problem at all. In the spirit of hacking life, […]

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Nov 16, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

Dropshipping: A Quick Guide to Getting Started

Dropshipping is a hot topic in eCommerce. The dropshipping business model attracts hundreds of merchants with the shiny appeal of minimal work and easy profits. Dropshipping webinars and ebooks have continued to perpetuate the idea that dropshipping is the newest way to GET RICH QUICK! while working from the comfort of your own home. Unfortunately, […]

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Oct 5, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

Learn to Delegate: What it Means to Outsource Your Fulfillment

In a previous article, we covered the many advantages of incorporating a shipping software into your eCommerce system. However, if you’ve already integrated with a shipping solution and hired a team for picking and packing, you might be facing a different shipping dilemma: finding the space to store your products. If your products can no […]

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Oct 5, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

Simplify Your Shipping: Using Shipping Software to Your Advantage

If you’ve read our previous shipping article (or you’ve ever looked at a table of shipping rates), you know that shipping calculations are complicated. Shipping expenses are determined depending on a whole host of variables, including a shipment’s weight, dimensions, and shipping zones. Calculating rates for each individual shipment can be time-consuming, and if you […]

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Oct 3, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

Pick, Pack, and Ship: The Basics of Preparing eCommerce Shipments

Many brick-and-mortar merchants proudly frame their first dollar earned, hanging it up for all to see. For traditional stores, that very first sale marks the beginning of the business; it is the first tangible sign of success. However, for online sellers, the first sale isn’t quite so straightforward. In fact, the first sale is the beginning […]

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Oct 3, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

A Quick Guide to Stamps.com

Shipping is one of the great challenges of eCommerce, and smaller businesses are especially prone to struggle. Without the benefits of a full warehouse and fulfillment team, the mechanics of shipping can quickly get in the way of more important business endeavors, and shipping expenses can pile up. And with so many variables affecting shipping rates, it […]

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Oct 2, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0
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