Although many retailers offer holiday gift-wrapping services, customers are shopping for gifts year-round. And especially during times (like during a global pandemic) when it’s hard to deliver gifts in person, many customers will appreciate having the option to purchase, wrap, and deliver gifts with one click of the mouse. Why not test out offering gift-wrapping services, and see how it can affect your bottom line?
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A shipping label is a crucial component of the process of getting packages from here to there, safely and on time, but it’s such a small part of the sales and delivery process that it’s easy to overlook how important it is. Not any more! Get ready to dial down to the basics of this important shipping component and make sure you’re doing it right — for your business, for your products, and for your customers.
Free, fast shipping is great for consumers. Unfortunately, expectations around shipping cost and speed can present challenges for small business owners and their bottom lines. If you’re feeling the squeeze between your customers’ expectations and the reality of your shipping costs, you’re in the right place. This article will show you how to calculate shipping costs, trim them, and price your products to protect your profits.
Is there any way to make shipping easier, cheaper, and faster? What if you could print shipping labels from your own printer, add optional services like signature requirements, and send packages out with your own letter carrier? You can, thanks to a USPS shipping service called Click-N-Ship.
Looking to cut shipping costs? How you pack your shipments makes all the difference. Learn the best shipping hacks to save your business money.
Which shipping carrier is best for businesses? We’ll compare the top three shipping providers — UPS, USPS, and FedEx — to see which is best in terms of pricing, services, delivery times, and more.
Holiday packages are supposed to be fun — not stressful. Our complete guide to holiday shipping includes important 2019 shipping deadlines, the top holiday shipping options, and five tips to make the holidays easier for you and your customers.
Is your online store ready for the holidays? With 20 – 30% of all annual sales taking place during the holidays, it should be. Here are our top tips to prepare your eCommerce store for the holiday sales rush.
If you’ve read our previous shipping articles (or you’ve ever looked at a table of shipping rates), you know that shipping calculations are complicated. Shipping expenses are determined by 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 do […]
Does your business rely on shipping? Here are the best shipping software options for 2020.