ShipWorks to Support New USPS Automated Package Verification Program

Effective August 1, USPS has a new approach to handling under- and overpaid postage amounts, which will help ensure timely delivery even in the event payment discrepancies, plus more effective payment resolution. Under the new Automated Package Verification (APV) program, state-of-the-art technology will ensure that all mail sorted via USPS sorting facilities is fully verified and checked for errors on weight, dimensions, package type...

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Generic File or ODBC for Order Import? How to Choose
Jul24

Generic File or ODBC for Order Import? How to Choose

ShipWorks currently has integrations to more than 100 online marketplaces and sales channels. However, in some cases it may be necessary to import orders from a source other than one of our integrations. For example, you may sell on a sales channel or store that ShipWorks is not directly integrated with. The good news is that ShipWorks allows you to easily grab data so that you can import the order information into the ShipWorks...

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Use ShipWorks to Automatically Weigh Packages
Jul10

Use ShipWorks to Automatically Weigh Packages

Ecommerce businesses are always looking for ways to speed up order fulfillment and get orders out the door as fast as possible. Even streamlining one step in this process can save shippers valuable time and money. Did you know that ShipWorks software can be configured to automatically import the weight of a package? This feature is available through ShipWorks Single Scan. ShipWorks Single Scan Single Scan gives you the ability to scan...

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UPS Adds New Surcharge to Ground Shipping During Holidays
Jun30

UPS Adds New Surcharge to Ground Shipping During Holidays

The holiday season may seem like it’s a lifetime away, but some recent news may get you thinking now about your shipping strategy for the upcoming season. UPS recently announced new peak surcharges applicable during defined periods in November and December that are “designed to enable UPS to continue to provide best-in-class value to customers while offsetting some of the additional expenses incurred during significant volume surges,”...

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Understanding ShipWorks Single Scan
Jun19

Understanding ShipWorks Single Scan

As any busy ecommerce shipper knows, automating shipping decisions helps your business in many ways—faster order processing, fewer errors by employees and a more efficient shipping process. ShipWorks now features Single Scan, which can help you streamline your shipping process and ship more items in less time. By using a barcode scanner, Single Scan gives you the ability to scan a unique barcode to quickly pull up order details or...

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How to Fight Shopping Cart Abandonment
Jun09

How to Fight Shopping Cart Abandonment

According to a Business Insider report, about $4.6 million in products never left online carts in 2016. If you’re struggling to understand why many customers fail to finalize their sales, here are a few theories and fixes. Problem: Advanced buyer’s remorse. If a shopper likes your product enough to add it to his or her cart but not enough to follow through, price is very often the culprit. Solution: Reevaluate prices. There’s no...

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