Browsing articles tagged with " shipping insurance"
Nov
16
2011

Real Parcel Insurance

We would like to offer a P.S.A. to make sure that you understand that the shipping carriers are providing declared value coverage, not real parcel insurance (or real shipping insurance). Please read our post The Difference Between Declared Value and Insurance for further clarification. Remember, Shipsurance offers complete coverage for your packages in transit and our coverage is real, […]

Nov
1
2011

Holiday Shipping Tips for 2011

Holiday

It is that time of the year again. The weather is getting colder, festivity is in the air, and the holiday shipping season is among us. If you are an internet retailer or retail shipper, this is the time of year to buckle-down and show your customers what you are made of. As always, we […]

Oct
19
2011

Shipsurance Covers Shipments Sent Via EquaShip

Yesterday, EquaShip took the wraps off of their new shipping service. The startup is looking to compete with UPS and FedEx by offering shipping discounts to small to medium sized business shippers. At its basis, the service provides for packages to be picked up by a consolidator, and ultimately delivered by the United States Postal Service […]

Aug
25
2011

General Shipping Tips

Safer Shipping Guidelines

Whether you insure your packages with Shipsurance, with the carriers, or do not insure at all, there are certain pitfalls to look out for when shipping. We have put together a small ‘cheat sheet’ called “Safer Shipping Guidelines”. Click here for a printable PDF version.

Aug
15
2011

ShipSaver Insurance Demo Video

View the new ShipSaver Insurance demo video. ShipSaver allows eBay sellers to insure their eBay shipments for less. Tip: View it in full screen mode to clearly see the demo screens. www.shipsaver.co http://applications.ebay.com/selling?ViewEAppDetails&appType=1&appId=insurance.inkfrog.com

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 […]

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 […]

Jan
25
2011

UPS and FedEx Rates Increases Hit Small Businesses

Raising rates is inevitable when a company is trying to increase profits and shareholder value. When companies like UPS and FedEx raise their rates on their shipping services, there are many understandable factors they take into consideration besides their stock prices. Inflation, increased fuel costs, increased competition, and increased general overhead all play a part. […]

Jan
21
2011

ShipSaver for Etsy is Now Available

ShipSaver & Etsy

Shipping insurance for Etsy sellers is now available using the new ShipSaver for Etsy application. U.S. based Etsy sellers that have a PayPal account can purchase discounted shipping insurance coverage for your outbound shipments. What is it? ShipSaver offers shipping insurance coverage for shipments sent via the USPS, FedEx, and UPS. It is a web […]

Jan
3
2011

FedEx and UPS Rate Increase – January 3, 2011

Declared Value Rates increasing to $0.75 per $100. The time has just about arrived. FedEx and UPS are raising their rates on their services effective January 3rd, 2011. Their shipping rates are increasing as well as their rates for auxiliary services, such as declared value. The declared value costs, also mistakenly called insurance cost, is increasing by […]

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