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QUICK HIT: Shipping Rates on the Rise

Some expensive news for 'Net retailers came out last week - FedEx indicated it will increase shipping rates next year. Retailers can expect a 3.9 percent average increase at FedEx air shipping Express division and 4.9 percent for...

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Which Shipping Offers Work Best for Your Margins?

The cost of shipping is an important factor for consumers when they purchase a product. Lowering shipping cost and expediting delivery may not be appropriate for online retailers depending on their product margins. Use the handy flowchart...

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Automate Shipping with Zapier and ShipStation

Web-based e-commerce shipping solution ShipStation has unveiled an integration with popular automation platform Zapier. Zapier enables businesses to connect to more than 500 popular Web services, including social media, accounting...

Sell on eBay? Deliver Goods with eBay-Branded Packaging

Ebay is taking a page from the Amazon playbook and introducing its own branded supplies store. SUBSCRIBE to Website Magazine & Accelerate 'Net Success Ebay sellers are now able to buy eBay-branded packaging (boxes, tape and...

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FedEx Brings Surcharge to Big Packages

FedEx announced that starting June 1, an extra charge on packages 48 inches or more long (instead of 60 inches) will be set in place. “We are seeing a significant increase in non-traditional items now being purchased online,...

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5 Retailers Competing with #AmazonPrime

Amazon Prime grew 35 percent in 2015, reaching 54 million U.S. members according to data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. These members aren’t only taking advantage of free shipping however; they are also spending...

eBay and Shyp Now Coast to Coast

eBay and Shyp announced an extension of their shipping partnership into the Los Angeles market. Through the integration, Shyp will pick up sold items within 20 minutes, pack them and then mail them directly to the buyer on the seller's...

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ShipStation Delivers New Inventory Management Features

Web-based e-commerce shipping solution ShipStation is delivering new inventory management features to help online sellers better manage their businesses. The features include native inventory tracking and stronger integrations with...

ShipHawk Unveils New Suite of Shipping Solutions

Shipping intelligence provider ShipHawk is helping online retailers stay competitive by launching a new suite of shipping solutions, including a free parcel-only product as well as solutions that support parcel, freight and home delivery...

USPS Rate Hikes & TrueShip in Focus

The USPS rate hike kicked in on Jan. 17, 2016. While not all rates were affected, a 23.5 percent increase in rates was rolled out on certain classes of mail and many retailers are worried. There's no reason to jump off the digital...

PayPal Expands Return Shipping Program

PayPal is expanding its Return Shipping On Us offering, a program that refunds return shipping costs to consumers on eligible purchases. The program will help alleviate a major pain point for online shoppers, and should help eliminate...

Do Shipping Options Rule Conversions? [Infographic]

Anyone who has ever shopped online knows that high shipping costs and few shipping and return options can be a deal-breaker. While the 2015 Holiday Shopping Survey from Pitney Bowes shows that 94 percent of Americans plan to shop both...

Shipping Tools for Big Cartel Merchants

Web-based e-commerce shipping solution ShipStation announced an integration with Big Cartel. SUBSCRIBE to Website Magazine - 12 Issues FREE Big Cartel customers will receive discounted shipping rates for USPS services, a free Stamps...

Product Shipping; Easier & Cheaper with Shopify

Retailers leveraging Shopify have one less thing to worry about this holiday. The multichannel commerce platform launched a shipping solution, through an integration with USPS, that will enable merchants to purchase and print discounted...

Shipping to Mexico & Brazil Made Easy

E-commerce shipping technology and service Endicia announced that it is expanding its coverage area. The Endicia Global Service, which launched in May 2015, will now be offered in Mexico and Brazil with support available for additional...

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