AutoUpdates Reinstated
Jan15

AutoUpdates Reinstated

ShipWorks introduced autoupdates in April 2019 with version 6.3, to eliminate the hassle of manual updates and ensure our users are on the most up-to-date version of ShipWorks. That’s important to us because with each update comes great new features and bug fixes. Autoupdates were paused, beginning with the October 2019 release of version 7.4. We did this out of respect for those who would rather not have any changes during busy...

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January 2020: What’s New with ShipWorks
Jan15

January 2020: What’s New with ShipWorks

Over the past few months we’ve made some exciting enhancements, though you may not have seen them yet because autoupdate was off for busy season. Many of these changes are centered around the client interface. We have been focusing on streamlining the interface and making some of the most-used features more accessible. We also took this opportunity to add more customization options to our Best Rate Tool, increased label printing...

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6 Roadblocks with Warehouse Productivity
Dec17

6 Roadblocks with Warehouse Productivity

Guest Author: David Madden, Founder and President of Container Exchanger   Productivity in the warehousing and storage industry dropped by 7.6 percent in 2018. In today’s warehousing industry, workers often need to deliver packages right to the consumer’s front door, which has increased the amount of labor per order. With more consumers ordering goods and products online, the warehousing industry is working around the clock to keep up...

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Customers V/S Products: Which Needs More Focus In The Retail Business?
Dec11

Customers V/S Products: Which Needs More Focus In The Retail Business?

Guest Author: Enalito   “It takes months to find a customer and only seconds to lose one” Customers – a crucial business element are hailed as the true kings of the business since 20% of the customers are known to drive 80% of the business. Without customers, retailers can lose or win in the market by how well they wow their customers. Such notions of customer acquisition and retention have driven the retailer’s efforts to drive...

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We Don’t Need No Stinking Mouse
Dec05

We Don’t Need No Stinking Mouse

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   SCAN > BEEP > the order is loaded. SCAN > BEEP > items are picked and verified. SCAN > BEEP > the label is printed. Scan-to-Ship is a huge time saver.  Just scan a barcode to perform one or more actions, like searching for an order, or weighing a package, or processing a shipment.  In combination with scan-based quality control it also cuts down on picking errors which we all know can...

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Returns in Retail E-Commerce
Dec03

Returns in Retail E-Commerce

The holiday season often means big sales for retailers of e-commerce stores. But it can expect massive returns. E-commerce owners and managers face several challenges when it comes to online returns from increased operational costs to supply chain complexity. The new consumer mentality helps exacerbate these challenges.  Today’s consumers are ordering multiple sizes and colors of products knowing that they will only keep a few or just...

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