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Oct
19
2011

USPS First Class Mail Price Increase

The United States Postal Service will be raising the prices of First Class Mail beginning January 22, 2012. The cost of mailing a letter will raise $0.01 (one penny) to $0.45. Additional ounces will remain at $0.20. The overall average price increase across all mailing services is capped by law at 2.1 percent. The new prices were […]

Oct
18
2011

Track International USPS Shipments To The Destination

Worldwide

Shipping Internationally via the United States Postal Service is often the most economical way to fulfill orders if you are based in the United States. Their First Class Mail and Priority Mail services are great options with reasonable pricing. The main problem with these services are their lack of tracking once the packages reach the postal service […]

Aug
11
2011

International Shipping Trends

We have been seeing some disturbing trends for overseas shipments and we thought we would let you know to keep you on the lookout. We will use shipments sent to Germany as an example. We are not picking on Germany, but we have seen an increased amount of lost shipments sent there. After analyzing the losses and speaking […]

Jul
27
2011

Product Fulfillment with Shipwire

Shipwire is a fulfillment solution that removes the overhead involved with the shipping aspect of your business. Imagine just managing the sales and marketing of your products. With Shipwire, that is your only focus. They store your merchandise and ship it to your customers whenever there is an order. Their system ties into most shopping cart programs […]

Jul
26
2011

Shipping Tools – ReadyShipper

TrueShip

Second in our Shipping Tools series: ReadyShipper. TrueShip is an industry leading shipping software developer.  Their flagship product, ReadyShipper, offers users one of the most robust and easy-to-use shipping systems available.  It gives you one platform to import, organize, process and print all your shipping labels.  Every download includes fully integrated USPS shipping featuring Stamps.com […]

Jul
7
2011

Online Shipping Insurance Claim Verification

Sub $100 Claims? Say Good Bye to Paper Affidavits! Our shipping insurance coverage has always been a great savings and fraud deterrent for our customers, but the affidavit process has always been met with mixed emotions. When a shipment is sent via the USPS, we require the recipient, or intended recipient, to sign a claim statement/affidavit indicating loss or damage. […]

Jun
9
2011

Shipping Insurance Coverage from InsurePost.com

InsurePost

Online PR News – 09-June-2011 –Shipsurance Insurance Services is proud to announce the release of InsurePost.com. InsurePost allows shippers to cover their packages quickly and at a great coverage rate. The entire process of insuring a package all the way through the claims process can be managed from one central online service. Shipments sent via […]

May
6
2011

Shipping Insurance for eBay Sellers for Less

eBay sellers have always been the responsible party when shipping a package to their buyers. If something goes wrong in shipping they must make their buyer whole again. Shipping insurance is the best way to protect the seller from mishandling by the shipping carriers. eBay sellers have a great resource in the ShipSaver Insurance App. […]

Apr
25
2011

International Shipping Restrictions Revisited

We wanted to follow-up with our article “If You Are An International Shipper Know The Restrictions” with another reminder to make sure you understand the International shipping restrictions of the shipping carriers. Specifically; the United States Postal Service. We found the following video and it reminded us of something we see too often. When shipping Internationally, please […]

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