How Can I Limit Product Loss?
Apr28

How Can I Limit Product Loss?

It’s so important to protect your products at every stage – from the warehouse all the way to their destination. Here are pointers for ensuring the integrity and safety of what you sell in order to minimize loss as well as avoid customer disputes. In the warehouse Assess warehouse personnel. Whether you store your products onsite or use a commercial warehouse, double-check the qualifications and background of those who will be...

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Solving the Top 5 Challenges Facing Warehouse Managers
Jan26

Solving the Top 5 Challenges Facing Warehouse Managers

ShipWorks recently held a webinar discussing the top 5 challenges facing warehouse managers. If you missed the webinar you can watch the recording or read the transcribed highlights below.     About the Webinar Presenters: Wes Clayton currently oversees the strategic vision, direction, management and operations of Interapptive and he has served in a variety of management roles including customer support management, partner...

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Three reasons to consider an enterprise-level shipping solution
Dec02

Three reasons to consider an enterprise-level shipping solution

The need to keep up with the growth of retail ecommerce sales (which is predicted to more than double between 2015 and 2020) is putting a huge strain on shipping operations. If you are struggling to manage this growth, meet customer expectations and lower costs, it may be time for you to consider upgrading to a solution that can optimize your shipping workflow across your enterprise organization. Enterprise shipping software provides...

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Shipping Food and Perishables
Oct28

Shipping Food and Perishables

Food, glorious food! It’s popular to both give and receive, which makes food big for business. Naturally, if your ecommerce store deals in edibles, there are some rules and regulations (and general best practices) you’ll want to keep in mind when shipping perishable items. Here’s a menu of what to watch for. Specifics about food items Meat and meat products. As long as these items conform to USDA regulations, they’re OK to ship. Fresh...

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Return Rates Are Rising. Is Your Business Ready?
Jul07

Return Rates Are Rising. Is Your Business Ready?

Returns are a fact of life for any ecommerce business, and they’re on the rise—according to a 2016 Multichannel Merchant survey, 15.4 percent of respondents said that their personal ecommerce return rate was in the 10-14 percent range, up from 8.3 percent in 2015. Why? In addition to an overall rise in ecommerce transactions, many sellers find – although it sounds counterintuitive – that liberal return policies often help drive sales....

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ShipWorks Display Customization Tips & Tricks
May28

ShipWorks Display Customization Tips & Tricks

We all know that ShipWorks is great at making shipping easier because of its amazing ability to fit into your unique business rules. You can use your choice of store platforms and your choice of shipping carriers. You can automate all kinds of business practices from e-mail notifications to setting specific defaults for certain types of shipments. Did you know that you can also customize the display itself? Our default display is a...

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