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On-Demand Shipping VS the Post Office: What's Different (Infographic)
100 Brilliant Companies

On-Demand Shipping VS the Post Office: What's Different (Infographic)

Shyp founder and CEO Kevin Gibbon traces two different paths for one hypothetical package to demonstrate his company's value.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How To Find Your Ecommerce Business Niche
Ecommerce

How To Find Your Ecommerce Business Niche

So, you're starting an ecommerce business. Congratulations! Now, the hard part begins.
Thomas Smale
4 Ways Omni-Channel Retailers Can Step Up Their Shipping Game
Shipping Strategies

4 Ways Omni-Channel Retailers Can Step Up Their Shipping Game

Effective shipping and logistics can be turned into a competitive advantage that will delight customers and boost profit margins.
Jeremy Bodenhamer
5 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shipping
Shipping Strategies

5 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shipping

Poor or sloppy shipping efforts have a direct impact on the bottom line in terms of lost revenue and increased costs.
Jarrett Streebin
Why the Cargo Van Is Outpacing the Pickup as the Business Vehicle of Choice
Radicals & Visionaries

Why the Cargo Van Is Outpacing the Pickup as the Business Vehicle of Choice

With superior hauling capacity, killer pricing and lease deals to boot, the cargo van may put the pickup out to pasture.
How Smaller Product Companies Can Automate Shipping Processes
Shipping Strategies

How Smaller Product Companies Can Automate Shipping Processes

If you aren't quite shipping high enough volumes to demand use of a third party, you'll need to work at setting up an in-house system.
Adam Callinan
This Ex-Apple Engineer Just Launched a Furniture Company to Take On IKEA
Starting a Business

This Ex-Apple Engineer Just Launched a Furniture Company to Take On IKEA

Campaign founder Brad Sewell is hoping his company's no-tools-necessary, free shipping approach will fill a gap in the furniture market.
Nina Zipkin
7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs
Shipping Center

7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs

The simple task of sending and receiving goods can be one of the most expensive and often overlooked aspects of a business.
Peter Gasca
What Do USPS's Canadian Pricing Changes Mean for U.S. Small Business? (Infographic)
Shipping Strategies

What Do USPS's Canadian Pricing Changes Mean for U.S. Small Business? (Infographic)

If you're shipping to our northern neighbor, get ready for changes starting May 31.
Harry Whitehouse
Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy
Shipping Center

Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy

The San Francisco-based shipping startup is unveiling a new product today that aims to make the process of returning items you buy online hassle free.
Catherine Clifford
Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?
Amazon

Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?

Earth's biggest e-tailer could one day 3-D print your purchases from the back of a high-tech delivery truck.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up
Shipping

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
Shipping

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