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3 Ways to Be More Savvy About Free Shipping

Used strategically, free shipping can be a valuable marketing tool to influence customers and increase sales.

3 Ways Outsourced Shipping and Logistics Can Speed Entry to Global Markets

Your product may be ready for the world long before your shipping operation is ready to deliver it. The expertise you need is available, for hire.

UPS Ups Its Shipping Game

UPS just launched a service in the U.S. where customers can have packages delivered to a local grocery store, pharmacy or convenience shop.

To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options

By asking yourself these five questions, you can better understand what your company needs and how to stay competitive.

Shyp Co-Founder: 5 Lessons on Expanding to a New City

Going bicoastal after just six months of business is a big decision. Here are a few important things to keep in mind if making a similar move with your own company.

FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed

FedEx and UPS are looking ahead to a busy holiday season as ecommerce thrives.

Franchise Players: Working as a Franchisee That's Anything But Local

When Unishippers debuted a new national model, Brian Lendin was eager to be one of the company's guinea pigs.

Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans

Amazon has already changed the way we shop and consume media. Who's to say the ecommerce giant won't overhaul how you get your mail?

Rolls-Royce Reportedly Honing Nautical Drones

The luxury car maker -- and creator of aircraft and marine propulsion engines -- is dipping its toes into the contentious realm of unmanned cargo ships.

Should You Launch a Subscription-Commerce Business?

There are pros and cons of launching a company that delivers goods to customers on a recurring schedule.

Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

The United Arab Emirates will employ drones equipped with eye-recognition and fingerprint technology to deliver important government documents by year's end.

Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting

CEO Chad Dickerson will discuss best practices for running an Etsy business in a live-streamed event, following company policy changes in the fall.

Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It

The online retailer patents 'anticipatory shipping' technology, which uses your order history to predict what you'll buy next.

What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)

Shoppers still won't buy just anything online -- even from an ecommerce giant like Amazon. This infographic explains what influences their decision making.

Etsy Sellers: Easy Ways to Streamline Shipping

Home-based businesses can save themselves time, money and hassle with these five tips.

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

This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground.

How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas

UPS and FedEx messed up Christmas deliveries. But lost in the complaints are important changes in American buying that all businesses need to recognize.

5 Easy Ways to Lose Customers (Infographic)

From shipping that's too expensive to deliveries that arrive without warning, this infographic outlines what not to do.

How to Get Your eCommerce Site Optimized for the Holiday Season

Follow these tips and take the most advantage of gift-buying online shoppers.

The Only Holiday Dates You Need to Know (Infographic)

This infographic has all the dates you'll need for a successful holiday season. Be sure to keep it in a safe place to stay on target.

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