Shipping Center The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Shipping Center en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:45:00 GMT 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. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:45:00 GMT Samantha Drake Google's Same-Day Delivery Service Undercuts Amazon Prime by $4 The Mountain View, Calif.-based tech goliath is expanding its same-day delivery program and starting to charge for it. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:32:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:45:00 GMT Samantha Drake Streamlining Returns: 4 Ways to Simplify the Process Customer-friendly return policies help make these transactions easier for everyone involved. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:45:00 GMT Samantha Drake UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide The shipping giant launched a pilot program a year ago where it put six printers in select UPS stores. Now, the program is expanding. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:47:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:21:00 GMT Kate Taylor Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping Face it: You can only box orders on your kitchen table for so long. These solutions can help you streamline your shipping needs. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT Samantha Drake Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:43:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart With #AmazonCart, you can now add items to your Amazon shopping basket without leaving Twitter. Mon, 05 May 2014 17:35:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 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? Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:50:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain Consider an old stock trader's approach to taming volatility. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT Brent Misso Franchise Players: This Customer Bought a Franchise to Save It From Closing In a serious sign of customer loyalty, Akash Lal became the owner of his local go-to PostNet location to save it from shuttering its doors. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99 The ecommerce giant announced the first price increase on its subscription service in nine years. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones A parody video created by Netflix employees mocks Amazon's much-hyped Prime Air initiative and contemplates the harsh realities of drone delivery. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:23:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses President Obama moved to reduce bureaucratic processes from ‘days to minutes’ for small and medium-sized businesses who export American-made goods and services. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Your Subscription Service, Just More Successful These five tips can help build a subscription service that keeps customers coming back. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:30:00 GMT Brad Crescenzo 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. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:30:00 GMT David Rekuc How to Get Customers to Trust Your Ecommerce Business (Infographic) Although many people appreciate the convenience and speed of online shopping, they may hesitate to buy from an unfamiliar company. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 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. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:07:00 GMT Geoff Weiss