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Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?
Insurance

Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?

Cargo insurance can be confusing, but it pays to know these basics to avoid devastating losses.
Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds
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Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds

71lbs works with small businesses to make sure their shipments are taken care of.
Will You Miss the Mailman on Saturdays? 3 Workarounds to Consider
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Will You Miss the Mailman on Saturdays? 3 Workarounds to Consider

When the U.S. Postal Service cancels Saturday first-class mail delivery in August, you can ensure your business workflow continues uninterrupted.
3 Things You May Not Know About Sustainable Packaging, But Should
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3 Things You May Not Know About Sustainable Packaging, But Should

When it comes to product packaging, making eco-friendly decision are not as cut and dry as many entrepreneurs may think. Here's what you need to know to make the best decision for your business.
How to Beat the Shipping Price Hikes (Infographic)
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How to Beat the Shipping Price Hikes (Infographic)

The U.S. Postal Service, UPS and FedEx have all raised their shipping rates. This handy reference can help you find the best deal.
3 Ways to Optimize Packaging to Protect Your Products
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3 Ways to Optimize Packaging to Protect Your Products

A look at how to best protect your products so they arrive at your customer's door intact, without going overboard and wasting money and materials.
4 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Customer-Return Policy
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4 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Customer-Return Policy

For many ecommerce companies, customer-return policies can be just as important as the price or the product.
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.
Tips for International Shipping for Peak Pick-Up Day
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Tips for International Shipping for Peak Pick-Up Day

Here are five recommendations for small businesses that need to ship things abroad this holiday season.
5 Mistakes to Avoid With Free Shipping
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5 Mistakes to Avoid With Free Shipping

Free shipping can entice customers to buy your product, but make sure it doesn't lead you awry. Here are common mishaps to be aware of.
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.
10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Suppliers
Startup Basics

10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Suppliers

Consider this your vendor checklist, from costs and payment options to purchasing terms and sell-through. We've got you covered.
5 Creative Packaging Ideas to Delight Your Customers
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5 Creative Packaging Ideas to Delight Your Customers

You may not have the budget or visibility of larger brands, but you can still capture customers' attention and create buzz with your product. Here are tips for (literally) thinking outside the box.
7 Effective Ways to Promote Free Shipping
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7 Effective Ways to Promote Free Shipping

Free shipping can help get customers to buy and boost the size of their orders. Here's how to make sure they're aware of your offer.
From Shipping to Packaging, 3 Creative Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain
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From Shipping to Packaging, 3 Creative Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain

Follow the lead of resourceful entrepreneurs, including BookFool's Kristopher Lange, who came up with cost-effective tactics to better their businesses.
What's the Best Way to Monitor Your Distribution System?
Management & Operations

What's the Best Way to Monitor Your Distribution System?

Tips on how to manage your relationship with your distributor.
10 Ways to Trim Shipping Costs
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10 Ways to Trim Shipping Costs

Small businesses can benefit from discount offers, regional carriers and hybrid delivery service.
7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy
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7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy

These tips can make your company's packages more eco-friendly, and maybe even improve your bottom line.
4 Mobile Apps That Make Shipping Simple
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4 Mobile Apps That Make Shipping Simple

Shipping can be a headache, but these free or low-cost apps can help alleviate some of the stress.
How Secure Package Delivery Can Raise Customer Satisfaction
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How Secure Package Delivery Can Raise Customer Satisfaction

Amazon's new locker shipping service joins others offering customers more options.
Tech Tools That Make Doing Business Internationally Easy
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Tech Tools That Make Doing Business Internationally Easy

From shipping to electronic payments to navigating confusing regulations, these services can help companies do business overseas.
Should Small Businesses Join 'Free Shipping Day'?
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Should Small Businesses Join 'Free Shipping Day'?

To help you decide, three entrepreneurs share their past experiences.
The Entrepreneur Behind 'Free Shipping Day'
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The Entrepreneur Behind 'Free Shipping Day'

Meet Luke Knowles, who has made Free Shipping Day bigger than Black Friday.
Three Ways to Export into New Markets
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Three Ways to Export into New Markets

How three entrepreneurs overcame challenges when exploring global markets, and what you can learn from them.
A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting
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A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting

From avoiding corruption to navigating cultural differences, here are eight resources to help your small business go global.
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