Shipping Center The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Shipping Center en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT 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 Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:03:00 GMT Kate Taylor Your Amazon Prime Subscription May Get More Expensive In its quarterly conference call, the e-commerce giant says it may increase the cost of its Amazon Prime service by $20 to $40. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:15:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:15:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:00:00 GMT Linda Lacina Etsy Sellers: Easy Ways to Streamline Shipping Home-based businesses can save themselves time, money and hassle with these five tips. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT Samantha Drake Entitled to a Shipping Refund? Get Help Collecting It. If your shipment was late, you might be owed a refund. Our three experts explain what to keep in mind. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT Samantha Drake 5 Ways to Stay on Top of Holiday Orders Save time and keep your customers happy with these small business shipping tips. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT Samantha Drake