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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Capture the Gen Z Market with Speed
Sep26

Capture the Gen Z Market with Speed

Generation Z (Gen Z) is the demographic that many e-commerce companies are looking to market and sell to today and for good reasons. By 2020, this entrepreneurial generation of influencers is projected to account for 40 percent of consumers and has $44 billion worth of buying power today. Moreover, Gen Zers value hyper-convenience and want services and products they can consume immediately. This “need for speed” is also...

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Store for the Busy Season
Sep12

5 Tips to Prepare Your Store for the Busy Season

The end of summer and beginning of fall typically marks the beginning of a busy shopping season for e-commerce companies. To stay competitive and get online shoppers’ attention and retention, e-commerce companies should prepare for the influx of orders during this time of year. Preparation brings the benefits of reducing the potential of shipping delays or slowing down warehouse workflow. It’s also crucial for warehouse...

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Why high-volume customers choose ShipWorks for Warehouse
Jul17

Why high-volume customers choose ShipWorks for Warehouse

Written By: Alison Lawson, ShipWorks Product Manager   “We’ve increased productivity 370% in the last month alone. Without ShipWorks, we could not manage the volume of packages we ship.”  –  Dave Alwan, Echo Valley Meats The growing influence of Amazon on eCommerce has impacted customer expectations and leaving merchants and warehouses scrambling for ways to keep up. With this changing environment, sellers are looking to stay...

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[News] ShipWorks for Warehouse Released for High-Volume Shippers
Jul16

[News] ShipWorks for Warehouse Released for High-Volume Shippers

The following Press Release was issued today announcing the debut of ShipWorks for Warehouse. Our new high-volume solution will provide the speed, efficiency, and business intelligence that warehouses need to stay competitive in this competitive space. We are excited about this new offering and have even more enhancements being added in the coming months. ShipWorks for Warehouse is a New Product for High-Volume Shippers ST....

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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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