Browsing articles tagged with " shipping"
Apr
29
2020

COVID-19 Shipping Update and Suggestions

Due to the change in the current global environment caused by COVID-19, the shipping carriers are experiencing additional challenges when delivering packages. There has been an increase in lost and misdelivered packages. The carriers are using social distancing when delivering packages and are not requiring physical signatures even when the signature confirmation service is added […]

Feb
3
2020

Branded Packaging Details

As an update to our 2017 blog post “When you ship, use plain boxes“we wanted to provide a few examples of packages that are able to be insured with us versus packages that are not*. We have seen quite a bit of misinformation being spread regarding shipping insurance and the packaging used for shipments. First […]

Jan
21
2015

Don’t ship that damaged package back!

As an eCommerce seller, the inevitable happens: You ship a product to a customer and it arrives damaged. That is one of the reasons you insure your shipments with Shipsurance. However, what does your customer do with the damaged item and packaging? In the past, if you declared a value with the shipping carrier, you […]

Aug
3
2012

International Package Tracking

As a follow-up to our popular post “Track International USPS Shipments To The Destination” we wanted to provide the direct links to most of the carrier websites. You can track packages directly with the destination carrier using these links. Many of the links are in different languages so you may need to us a translate service such as Google Translate. […]

Jul
18
2012

Ruby Lane Shipping Insurance Coverage

RubyLane

Ruby Lane is a website / marketplace for antiques, collectibles, art, and jewelry. Sellers set up shop and sell their merchandise in a similar way to eBay and Etsy. When sellers ship their merchandise, Ruby Lane requires that all shipments be insured unless declined by the buyer using the Decline Insurance option during the Checkout process […]

Apr
13
2012

Lost Packages to Israel

Not only are shipments to Brazil having delays or losses, but shipments to Israel are catching up to them. We are seeing many delays and claims of non receipt for packages shipped to Israel. Remember, First Class mail has limited tracking and sometimes having tracking makes a difference between a lost package and a delayed […]

Feb
20
2012

First Class International Tracking?

It is widely understood the most cost effective way to ship overseas from the USA is via the United States Postal Service’s First Class International (FCI) mail service. There is nothing comparable when it comes to cost and allows many commerce shippers the ability to open the borders for International commerce. The main drawback of FCI, besides […]

Jan
2
2012

2012 FedEx Rate Increases

Once again following UPS, FedEx has announced their 2012 rate changes. The changes will take place on January 2, 2012; the same day that the new UPS rates take place. Below is a list of some of the changes FedEx Rate Changes for 2012: Rates increased an average of 5.9%. The rate increase was partially offset by adjusting the […]

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