Browsing articles tagged with " shipping"
Nov
1
2010

Holiday Shipping Tips

It is November 1st and the holidays are almost here. This means decorations, vacation planning, and the holiday shopping season! As the mad holiday shopping rush moves online, ecommerce shippers are preparing for the uptick in online sales and getting their processes fine-tuned.   Holiday shipping is a slightly different beast than the rest of […]

Sep
30
2010

2011 FedEx Rate Increases

FedEx has just released their 2011 rate changes and there are increases across the board. These changes take place on January 3, 2011. The cost for shipping packages will increase an average of 5.9% for U.S. services, but the fuel surcharge will decrease by 2%. FedEx Freight and FedEx National LTL also will implement 6.9% […]

Aug
4
2010

Using Shipsurance With Endicia Dazzle

Endicia Dazzle is frequent choice of shippers everywhere because of their simple interface and flexible options. Dazzle lets you print complete, prepaid postage for any single-piece domestic or international mail class offered by the US Postal Service. Dazzle supports 3rd party insurance which means that anyone can take advantage of our discount shipping insurance while […]

Jun
17
2010

Reviewing Discount Shipping Insurance Options

“Why should I insure my shipments with your company?” This is a great question because except for a few major trade shows most of our interactions with customers are done via telephone or the Internet. We can explain that our rates are low by showing potential savings,  explain our paperless claims process, provide great references, […]

Apr
30
2010

Bad Packaging Can Ruin a Good Day

From ParcelIndustry.com It’s a story repeated all too often: A shipper’s employee gives a package to a carrier, the goods arrive damaged but inside an intact box, a claim is filed, but it’s denied because of “improper or insufficient packaging.” Here are some easy steps to prevent this nightmare: 1. Assume that whatever you ship […]

Apr
14
2010

ReadyShipper Shipping Software With New USPS Postage Options

ReadyShipper, the shipping software solution by TrueShip, has just released version 5.1 of their multi-platform shipping solution. What we like most about ReadyShipper is that it is PC AND MAC compatible. Also, if you sell products on eBay, Amazon, Magento, and via your own website, ReadyShipper allows you to print shipping labels from one piece […]

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