Tips & Tricks: Free Shipping 101 eBook
Feb03

Tips & Tricks: Free Shipping 101 eBook

Are you trying to automate or improve your shipping in 2015?   If yes, we created this handy shipping guide for you. It has everything you need to know about shipping. Download this free eBook and learn best practices for shipping, shipping insurance, shipping supplies and more. Download it...

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Tips & Tricks: Sending a Shipment to US Territories
Dec09

Tips & Tricks: Sending a Shipment to US Territories

If you’ve attempted to process orders to United States territories, you’re probably asking, “Why do U.S. territories appear on the country drop-down menu for international shipments? Shouldn’t they be processed as domestic shipments?” It’s a good question. The answer is: Yes, they will be processed as domestic shipments. (However, getting there is a little less simple.) At ShipWorks, we’re aware that United States territories...

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How to Avoid 8 Common Shipping Mistakes
Dec04

How to Avoid 8 Common Shipping Mistakes

Shipping is essential when you sell online, and savvy e-retailers know it involves much more than simply sending a box. Shipping can be fun when it creates “wow” moments for customers and drives additional sales.  However, it can also be complicated and expensive as you try and navigate things like service level and accessorial charges. Thankfully, there are things shippers can do to avoid the most common shipping problems. 1. Let...

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15 Surprising Stats about the 2014 Online Holiday Shopping & Shipping
Nov19

15 Surprising Stats about the 2014 Online Holiday Shopping & Shipping

November is here. ‘Tis the season for turkey, red cups at Starbucks, early holiday commercials, and of course, holiday predictions. The experts are busy cranking out numbers and predictions that will put the shopping season in context for online retailers and shoppers. Here’s a birds-eye view of what is expected in November and December. How much consumers plan to spend this holiday season:   Americans said they expect to spend $781...

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Don’t Lose Money: How to Deal with Dimensional Weight Pricing
Nov04

Don’t Lose Money: How to Deal with Dimensional Weight Pricing

  Do you ship large items that are lightweight? If yes, your shipping costs will be going up soon. FedEx and UPS have announced that they are going to charge by dimensional weight for all FedEx Ground packages, UPS Ground Services, and UPS Standard to Canada packages.  The new rates take effect on December 29, 2014, for UPS, and January 1, 2015, for FedEx.  Since dimensional weight isn’t a word most people use everyday, let’s put...

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Tips & Tricks: Shortcut Keys
Nov03

Tips & Tricks: Shortcut Keys

Are you using ShipWorks’ keyboard shortcuts? If not, we recommend them because they will save you time. ShipWorks has both numeric and alpha shortcuts. Numeric shortcuts are identified in the Quick Access Toolbar at the top left of the screen, and alpha shortcuts are in the main Ribbon Interface for the tabs like Home, Output, Manage, and View. To get started, let’s look at the Quick Access Toolbar. Go to the main order grid and press...

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