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 […]
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Cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) shipping solutions range in price from around $25/month to $250/month, depending on your shipping volume and needs. That can seem like a small price to pay to resolve your shipping issues. But with so many options, how do you choose? Here are the best small business shipping software options for 2020.
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Deciphering shipping options can feel a lot like navigating a maze. You’re faced with decisions at every turn, and each path seems to split into more and more potential routes. This is difficult enough for a brick-and-mortar retailer, but as an eCommerce seller, you need to make these decisions frequently and in very little time. […]
As an online seller, you’re a busy person. Between managing your website’s design and processing incoming orders, you barely have enough time to restock your packaging materials, much less create and print new marketing inserts! If this is you, it might be time to look into FedEx Office. You know FedEx as a shipping carrier […]
For some small business owners, more advanced shipping solutions may be overkill. If you’re used to loading up all of your shipments and driving them to the nearest package drop off, you may simply be looking for a way to print out your postage and send your merchandise without making a trip to the post office. For you, and merchants like you, Stamps.com may be the way to go.
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. Is dropshipping right for you? Read on to find out more about the pros and cons.
Is your online store ready ship internationally? Read on for a full guide to global eCommerce shipping. We’ll discuss rates, fees, and the potential hurdles of international shipping with UPS, USPS, FedEx, Amazon, and more.
Given the popularity of shipping providers like UPS and FedEx, you don’t often hear about DHL, an alternative shipping carrier specializing in international shipping. It’s time to stop overlooking what may be an affordable option for your eCommerce shipping. Keep reading for a quick breakdown of what DHL eCommerce could offer your business.
Starting a business is always a challenge. And for those without much web experience, launching an online store can be daunting. With so many eCommerce platforms, marketing software programs, and hosting services competing for your attention, it’s difficult to know where to begin. In the following article, we’ll cover the basic steps of setting up an online store, from finding a niche, to creating a business plan, to formatting your fledgling site.