2019 US Holiday Shipping Deadlines
Oct24

2019 US Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The Holidays are fast approaching bringing with them the challenge of ensuring that packages arrive to your customers in time for the celebrations.  To add to the challenge, as many as 40% of all shoppers do their shopping within the last 10 days of the season. Offering last-minute shoppers an option for express services can help ensure that packages arrive on time. To help, we’ve put together a list of deadlines for USPS, UPS, and...

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What’s More Important – Free Shipping or Fast Shipping?
Oct17

What’s More Important – Free Shipping or Fast Shipping?

Thanks to retailers like Zappos and events like the Amazon Effect, today’s consumers are expecting the conveniences of free and fast shipping. Zappos set the stage by implementing free shipping and free returns in 2003 and free overnight shipping in 2007. Yet, the Amazon Effect propelled this phenomenon by offering free two-day shipping with the introduction of Amazon Prime membership in 2005—a bump up from Amazon’s free...

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It’s All About You – Customize ShipWorks for Your Workflow
Oct10

It’s All About You – Customize ShipWorks for Your Workflow

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   Let’s face it… ShipWorks has a lot of performance packed in there.  And with performance, comes a user interface that may or may not be configured for your personal workflow. Did you know that you can customize the layout, the look, the buttons and even the information you see on screen to your personal liking?  You sure can. Let’s take a look:   SCAN-TO-SHIP VIEW The SHIP tab can be...

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Holiday shipping delays: What you can do about it 
Oct08

Holiday shipping delays: What you can do about it 

Guest Author: Brian Gibbs of Refund Retriever It is a known fact that shipping is expensive, and many eCommerce companies today deal with late packages that hurt their bottom line. Most shippers are aware of the UPS and FedEx delivery guarantee. Each package has a guarantee to arrive on time or it’s free. However, shippers can expect the money-back guarantee to change during the peak holiday season. Customers are more demanding and...

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Automatically Print Shipping Labels
Sep26

Automatically Print Shipping Labels

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   Why not have ShipWorks automatically print shipping labels for you?  It could save time, reduce costly mistakes, and increase shipping performance. By now you have probably heard about ShipWorks’ scan-based quality control functionality.  No? Well, let me tell you about it. I’ll make it quick; I promise. Scan-based quality control allows you to verify that the correct products and...

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