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Real Entrepreneurs, Real Shipping Lessons

These entrepreneurs are using hard-won experience – as well as some old-fashioned ingenuity -- to improve their shipping processes.

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.

Cyber Monday Grows As More Shoppers Turn to Mobile

Sales during Thanksgiving weekend were down from last year, but Cyber Monday is attracting shoppers in droves.

Not Science Fiction: Amazon Is Working on a Drone-Powered Delivery System

Unmanned drones could someday deliver packages within a 10-mile radius.

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.

Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you.

Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)

This year, more than ever, consumers will shop for the holidays from their smartphones.

Moss of the Month Club? 15 Unique Subscription Services

Subscription services are no longer just for magazine and beer-of-the-month clubs. The booming ecommerce method is one of our Business Trends for 2014. Check out these unique services to find out why.

Amazon Teams Up With USPS to Offer Sunday Delivery

Amazon customers in some parts of the U.S. can now get packages every day of the week.

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.

Simple Ways to Make Driving Easier

From sites that allow you to negotiate directly with lease owners, to apps that offer real-time reports on traffic, these tools take some of the stress out of driving.

The Best Way to Buy a Company Car

Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan.

5 Tips for Your First Fleet-Vehicle Purchase

What to consider when buying a fleet.

Power in Numbers: The Benefits of Entering Fleet-Vehicle Territory

If your business has as many as 10 vehicles, you've entered fleet-vehicle territory, a place with its own rules--and benefits

Which Company Car Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Need to haul a lot of stuff? Drive more than 50 miles a day? Live in a big city? Follow this flow chart to your perfect company car.

From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses

People have been renting movies and cars for years, but what about borrowing a wedding dress? Here's a look at the innovative and bizarre things that can be yours for a short time.

Flirtey Develops Unmanned Drones to Deliver College Textbooks

What if an online purchase could be airdropped from the seller directly to your door?

The Complete Cheat Sheet for USPS Shipping (Infographic)

First Class? Standard Post? Parcel Select? Tracking? Insurance? This reference breaks it all down.

Following Weeks of Delays, East Coast Shipping en Route to Normalcy

Retailers that depend on goods shipped to the Port of New York and New Jersey have been tearing their hair out in recent weeks. But there's smooth sailing ahead.

Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

The shipping giant has made 3-D printing available in a San Diego franchise and will extend the offering to five other cities across the U.S. in the next two months as part of a pilot program.

Ways to Get More From Fleet-Management Software

Learn the five ways this tool can increase efficiency and customer satisfaction.

How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs

Even if you've studied your shipping expenses closely, chances are savings can still be had in the deliveries your suppliers make to you.

Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

Thanks to some new startups, you might be able to tap the crowd for your next delivery. But should you?

Holiday Shipping: Plan Now for Last-Minute Shoppers

By strategizing this summer, you can be prepared for December's rush deliveries.

6 International Shipping Mistakes and Ways to Avoid Them

Careful preparation can save you money and time at the border when shipping outside the U.S.

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