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7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs
Shipping Center

7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs

The simple task of sending and receiving goods can be one of the most expensive and often overlooked aspects of a business.
Peter Gasca
How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit
Franchises

How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit

Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.
Tracy Stapp Herold
This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See
Shipping

This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See

Who knew worldwide trade could look so good?
U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates
Supply Chain Management

U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates

West Coast ports are near gridlock and cargo delays are being felt throughout the U.S.
Entrepreneurs Are Working to Uber-fy the Trucking Industry.
Sharing Economy

Entrepreneurs Are Working to Uber-fy the Trucking Industry.

Venice, Calif.-based Cargomatic, an app that connects local shippers with local truckers, just raised $8 million in VC funding.
Catherine Clifford
UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up
Shipping

UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up

The shipping company cuts its profit forecast, blaming the cost of extra measures it took to ensure deliveries were on time during the 2014 holiday season, and hinted it would start charging retailers more.
Phil Wahba
How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages
Shipping

How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages

The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.
Matt Villano
The Postal Service Emerges as Shipping Powerhouse for Small Businesses
Shipping

The Postal Service Emerges as Shipping Powerhouse for Small Businesses

An old competitor to UPS and FedEx has stepped up to deliver America's packages, leveraging technology and adjusting pricing.
Harry Whitehouse
A 5-Step Guide to Competing With Amazon
Competition

A 5-Step Guide to Competing With Amazon

Think you can't compete with Amazon? Think again.
Neil Patel
Amazon Turns to Robots to Help Fill Holiday Orders
Robotics

Amazon Turns to Robots to Help Fill Holiday Orders

The online retailing giant has installed more than 15,000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up to Christmas.
Implement These 5 Strategies to Avoid Holiday Shipping Snafus
Shipping Strategies

Implement These 5 Strategies to Avoid Holiday Shipping Snafus

Even if you didn't have any problems last year, it's a good idea to prepare and keep customers happy.
Jarrett Streebin
UPS: Unplanned Holiday Surge Could Cost Retailers
Shipping

UPS: Unplanned Holiday Surge Could Cost Retailers

The company's CEO says last-minute sales by a major retailer could threaten the entire delivery system.
How to Make 'Free Shipping' Profitable
Sales Strategies

How to Make 'Free Shipping' Profitable

Offering free shipping will improve your conversion rate. Guaranteed! But, it also can kill your profit margins if you're not careful.
USPS to Deliver 7 Days a Week During Holiday Season in Fight With FedEx, UPS
Delivery

USPS to Deliver 7 Days a Week During Holiday Season in Fight With FedEx, UPS

The U.S. Postal Service will offer seven-day delivery this holiday season as it seeks to capitalize on e-commerce's growth and compete against UPS and FedEx.
Phil Wahba