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Inventory Out of Control? Take Stock With These 3 iPad Apps.
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From what's selling to what's hidden in storage, these apps help put inventory control in the palm of your hand.
March 27, 2014 in Technology
Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

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This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground.
December 27, 2013 in Management & Operations
How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas

How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas

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UPS and FedEx messed up Christmas deliveries. But lost in the complaints are important changes in American buying that all businesses need to recognize.
December 26, 2013 in Management & Operations
Entitled to a Shipping Refund? Get Help Collecting It.

Entitled to a Shipping Refund? Get Help Collecting It.

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If your shipment was late, you might be owed a refund. Our three experts explain what to keep in mind.
December 20, 2013 in Shipping Center
Graze.com Wants to Send You Boxes of Healthy Snacks for $6 a Pop

Graze.com Wants to Send You Boxes of Healthy Snacks for $6 a Pop

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A U.K.-based online food subscription service, which has already exceeded $65 million in annual revenue, launches in the U.S. today.
December 12, 2013 in Shipping Center
Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

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When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you.
November 22, 2013 in Shipping Center
Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)

Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)

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This year, more than ever, consumers will shop for the holidays from their smartphones.
November 21, 2013 in Mobile
Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

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This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.
November 8, 2013 in Shipping Center
How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs

How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs

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Even if you've studied your shipping expenses closely, chances are savings can still be had in the deliveries your suppliers make to you.
June 20, 2013 in Shipping Center
Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

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Thanks to some new startups, you might be able to tap the crowd for your next delivery. But should you?
June 13, 2013 in Shipping Center

Holiday Shipping: Plan Now for Last-Minute Shoppers

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By strategizing this summer, you can be prepared for December's rush deliveries.
June 6, 2013 in Shipping Center

6 International Shipping Mistakes and Ways to Avoid Them

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Careful preparation can save you money and time at the border when shipping outside the U.S.
May 30, 2013 in Shipping Center
How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

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Conducting a carbon footprint analysis reveals the full spectrum of your company's environmental impact and helps you address it.
April 22, 2013 in Shipping Center
From Shipping to Packaging, 3 Creative Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain

From Shipping to Packaging, 3 Creative Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain

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Follow the lead of resourceful entrepreneurs, including BookFool's Kristopher Lange, who came up with cost-effective tactics to better their businesses.
October 24, 2012 in Shipping Center
A Multitasking Pen Doubles as a Business Logistics Tool

A Multitasking Pen Doubles as a Business Logistics Tool

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The pro and cons of Livescribe, a pen that can digitize hand-written functions such as labeling and entering inventory data.
November 11, 2011 in Shipping Center
From Business Failure to Multimillion-Dollar 'Green' Niche

From Business Failure to Multimillion-Dollar 'Green' Niche

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How entrepreneur Marty Metro created technology that turned used boxes into a $10 million eco-friendly business.
October 13, 2011 in Profiles
An Employee-Tracking App to Manage a Mobile Workforce

An Employee-Tracking App to Manage a Mobile Workforce

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A new fleet-management tool can help business owners improve their logistics.
September 15, 2011 in Shipping Center
Free Shipping: Seven Ways it Can Hook Your Customers

Free Shipping: Seven Ways it Can Hook Your Customers

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If there's one thing Americans love, it's free shipping. Here are seven popular ways to offer this much desired perk.
September 2, 2011 in Shipping Center

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