Carol Tice

Carol Tice

Carol Tice, a freelance writer, is chief executive of TiceWrites Inc. in Bainbridge Island, Wash. She blogs about freelance writing at Make a Living Writing. Email her at carol@caroltice.com.

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How Shippers Can Avoid Importing Delays

Are your products often just sitting on a dock on the bay? Get them across the border more quickly with these tips from shipping experts.
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Ways to Crack Down on Cargo Theft

Answering these 8 simple questions can help keep your merchandise safe from theft in transit.
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On the Road Again? Maybe It's Time for Your Own Delivery Vehicle

Experts explain when it's time to buy or lease, and what else you'll need when building your fleet.
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Damage Control: Getting Your Shipping Claims Paid

A little organization and preparation can go a long way in recouping losses.
How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint
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How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

Conducting a carbon footprint analysis reveals the full spectrum of your company's environmental impact and helps you address it.
More Businesses Turn to 'Near-Sourcing' to Save Time and Money
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More Businesses Turn to 'Near-Sourcing' to Save Time and Money

We examine the growing trend of companies switching to closer vendors from those farther away.
How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping
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How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping

More companies are taking this eco-friendly shipping approach to limit their environmental impact.
Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?
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Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?

Cargo insurance can be confusing, but it pays to know these basics to avoid devastating losses.
Forget Boxing Day. Plan for 'Returns Day' Jan. 3
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Forget Boxing Day. Plan for 'Returns Day' Jan. 3

These tips will help you minimize business disruptions and keep the customer satisfied.
5 Ways to Find Hidden Savings on Shipping
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5 Ways to Find Hidden Savings on Shipping

From creative strategies for returns to warehouse locations, you can find new ways to reduce shipping expenses.
Incubator Secrets: If Walls Could Talk at TechStars
Starting a Business

Incubator Secrets: If Walls Could Talk at TechStars

Sometimes mentors can feel like a broken record at business accelerators, doling out the same advice over and over. Could what they say be the secret to startup success?
5 Shipping Secrets of Zappos
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5 Shipping Secrets of Zappos

The online retailer's shipping strategy provides competitive advantages and customer benefits.
Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover
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Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover

Special coverage can help you recoup profits lost during storms and other disasters. Here's what you need to know.
How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie
Starting a Business

How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie

The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie.
Why One Young Entrepreneur Turned Down Mark Cuban on Shark Tank
Starting a Business

Why One Young Entrepreneur Turned Down Mark Cuban on Shark Tank

A recent grad reveals why he walked away from $200,000 for his coat-check technology.