Using ShipWorks on a Mac with Parallels
Apr20

Using ShipWorks on a Mac with Parallels

ShipWorks is a Windows application built for a PC platform but even though it can’t run directly in the macOS doesn’t mean Mac users can’t use ShipWorks! By installing Windows on your Mac using Parallels, you can open Windows applications alongside macOS applications without needing to restart your computer. With Parallels you’re able to copy and paste text between Mac and Windows applications (you can also drag and drop objects),...

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ShipWorks 2018 Trade Show Schedule
Apr02

ShipWorks 2018 Trade Show Schedule

Trade shows are a great opportunity to get out and meet customers and partners, establish new relationships, and to share ShipWorks with ecommerce shippers just like you! We’re hitting the road and plan to set up shop at a number of U.S. trade shows this year. Check out the chart below to learn more about where we’ll be, and when. We’ll update this list as we add more events to our ShipWorks calendar. If you’re attending any of these...

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Download ODBC Orders on Barcode Scan
Mar13

Download ODBC Orders on Barcode Scan

ShipWorks has integrations to more than 100 online marketplaces and sales channels, but sometimes our customers need to import orders from other data sources. While ShipWorks already offers you a couple different methods to easily grab orders and import them into the software, we’ve added the ability to import orders from a barcode scan to make this process even easier. With the recent release of ShipWorks version 5.21, you can now...

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New: Splitting orders with ShipWorks
Feb23

New: Splitting orders with ShipWorks

Backorders are a normal, albeit inconvenient, aspect of ecommerce. ShipWorks now makes it easier to manage customer expectations when backorders occur by allowing you to split an order into multiple orders. This new feature, available with ShipWorks version 5.21 or later, can come in handy if you want to ship a customer the available items from their order while others are backordered. By splitting orders in ShipWorks, you can...

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Understanding OnTrac 2018 Rate Increases
Feb16

Understanding OnTrac 2018 Rate Increases

The big three shippers—FedEx, UPS and USPS—have all implemented their 2018 rates, a change which has likely inspired many ecommerce shippers to re-examine their shipping strategy. If you’re located out in the Western U.S., you should also take a look at OnTrac when looking for ways to lower costs in the year ahead. OnTrac is a great regional delivery option serving California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Idaho and...

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Managing Shipping Scenarios with Ecommerce Platform Plugins
Feb09

Managing Shipping Scenarios with Ecommerce Platform Plugins

As an online store owner, you might be putting lots of efforts into marketing, buying Google ads to increase the number of store visitors, experimenting with your emails subject lines, and doing many other tricks. However, if your shipping and delivery are not streamlined, those efforts might turn out useless. Because on one hand, delivery is the time when your customers get the actual products and thus complete their impression of...

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