What to Look For in a Warehouse Shipping Software
Jan02

What to Look For in a Warehouse Shipping Software

The world of e-commerce is changing every day. Staying on top of the latest tools and trends is a full-time job. Especially when it comes to shipping software. Every company is looking for ways to get products to customers faster, cheaper and smarter than the competition. Here are the 4 most essential qualities to look for in a Warehouse Shipping Software:   Offers real-time data analysis and visibility Complete visibility, accuracy,...

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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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New FedEx Unauthorized Package Charge
Sep20

New FedEx Unauthorized Package Charge

Staying on top of shipping charges is one of the most important ways to make sure you’re protecting your e-commerce profit margins. If you’ve ever been hit with a mysterious charge related to a “Ground Unauthorized Package,” you know what we’re talking about. If you don’t know about Ground Unauthorized Packages yet, you’ll want to get up-to-speed on FedEx’s new 2018 charges. As of September 3, 2018, FedEx announced new pricing for...

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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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A primer on Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime
Jan17

A primer on Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime

With an estimated membership of more than 90 million Amazon subscribers in the U.S., there’s no arguing that selling on Amazon can seem quite tempting, and especially when you consider Prime subscribers spend an average of $1,300 per year (compared with the $700 per year non-Prime members spend) with Amazon. If your ecommerce business wants in on the opportunity to sell to such a broad customer base, it’s time to take a look at Amazon...

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