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UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up
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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
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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
France's Postal Service is Experimenting with Drone Mail Delivery
Shipping Strategies

France's Postal Service is Experimenting with Drone Mail Delivery

LaPoste could beat Amazon and Google to the punch.
Nina Zipkin
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
Planning a Subscription Business? Here Are 3 Tips to Streamline Shipping
Coaches Corner

Planning a Subscription Business? Here Are 3 Tips to Streamline Shipping

Ways to sidestep the serious shipping challenges in ecommerce subscription businesses.
Samantha Drake
Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries
Ecommerce

Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries

The U.S. Postal Service got the go-ahead for a market test in San Francisco to deliver groceries in the early morning hours.
Kate Taylor
3 Ways to Be More Savvy About Free Shipping
Coaches Corner

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.
Samantha Drake
3 Ways Outsourced Shipping and Logistics Can Speed Entry to Global Markets
Shipping Solutions

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.
Damon Schechter
UPS Ups Its Shipping Game
Shipping Center

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.
Catherine Clifford
To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options
Coaches Corner

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.
Samantha Drake
Streamlining Returns: 4 Ways to Simplify the Process
Coaches Corner

Streamlining Returns: 4 Ways to Simplify the Process

Customer-friendly return policies help make these transactions easier for everyone involved.
Samantha Drake
FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed
Shipping Center

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.
Kate Taylor
Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping
Coaches Corner

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.
Samantha Drake