5 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Shipping Processes
Jun25

5 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Shipping Processes

Prior to working at ShipWorks, I worked for an e-commerce focused bedding store that sold a variety of bed frames and bed center supports online. One of my duties was to process new orders, pulling bed frames from our warehouse and preparing them for shipments. During my time there, my colleagues and I implemented several processes to help improve warehouse efficiency. 1. Streamlining your Box Sizes When receiving an order for an item...

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The High-Cost of Free Shipping Software
Jun17

The High-Cost of Free Shipping Software

Carrier-provided software is free shipping software that allows you to ship packages to your customers. UPS WorldShip, FedEx Ship Manager, and USPS Click and Ship are 3 examples of this software, generously provided by their respective carriers. They are extremely popular and widely used among e-commerce companies. The big draw to these programs is that they are free and relatively easy to learn. The old saying, “nothing in life is...

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Are You Ready for USPS Dimensional Weight Pricing?
Jun05

Are You Ready for USPS Dimensional Weight Pricing?

  The USPS will be implementing new postage rates on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Listed below are the highlights of the 2019 USPS changes: Dimensional Weight Pricing will go into effect across all USPS Postal Zones for Packages large than 1 Cubic Foot. First Class Mail International can only be used to send Documents, weighing less than 1lb. What is Dimensional Weight (DIM Weight)? Dimensional Weight pricing applies to larger packages with...

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Dropshipping on Amazon: The Ultimate Guide
Jan29

Dropshipping on Amazon: The Ultimate Guide

Guest post by Chris Dunne from RepricerExpress   Dropshipping is the process of selling a product without having the responsibility of carrying inventory or shipping goods. This interesting business model has increased in popularity over the last five years as you can see by the Google Trends graph below. You can dropship using your own eCommerce store or Amazon. Before we dive into how dropshipping on Amazon works, let’s touch on...

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FedEx & UPS Peak Season Surcharges
Oct01

FedEx & UPS Peak Season Surcharges

For the second year in a row, UPS and FedEx will enforce peak season surcharges that will impact shipping costs for e-commerce businesses this holiday season. Peak season charges are here to stay, and there is no getting around this so let’s dive into the details.   FedEx Fortunately, FedEx will not apply peak season surcharges to most residential deliveries, except for packages that are oversized, unauthorized, or those that...

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Why Your Holiday Planning Needs to Start Now
Aug27

Why Your Holiday Planning Needs to Start Now

It’s still warm and sunny through most of the United States, and it may seem like the Holidays are far off, but if you are an ecommerce seller the planning season has already begun. Many retailers find that the months of November and December make up as much as 30% of their annual revenue—this makes planning for these months essential. Here are our top 5 reasons you should be in the Holiday planning spirit today:     #1 Connecting...

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