Shipping Strategies - Page: 7

More Businesses Turn to 'Near-Sourcing' to Save Time and Money

We examine the growing trend of companies switching to closer vendors from those farther away.

Carol Tice

· 5 min read

How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping

More companies are taking this eco-friendly shipping approach to limit their environmental impact.

Carol Tice

· 4 min read

Want to Start Exporting? Consider These Hints

If you are looking to grow revenue, one option is to look for new markets abroad.

Catherine Clifford

· 4 min read

Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds

71lbs works with small businesses to make sure their shipments are taken care of.

John Patrick Pullen

· 2 min read

How to Beat the Shipping Price Hikes (Infographic)

The U.S. Postal Service, UPS and FedEx have all raised their shipping rates. This handy reference can help you find the best deal.

3 Ways to Optimize Packaging to Protect Your Products

A look at how to best protect your products so they arrive at your customer's door intact, without going overboard and wasting money and materials.

Jane Porter

· 4 min read

Forget Boxing Day. Plan for 'Returns Day' Jan. 3

These tips will help you minimize business disruptions and keep the customer satisfied.

Carol Tice

· 5 min read

5 Ways to Find Hidden Savings on Shipping

From creative strategies for returns to warehouse locations, you can find new ways to reduce shipping expenses.

Carol Tice

· 5 min read

Tips for International Shipping for Peak Pick-Up Day

Here are five recommendations for small businesses that need to ship things abroad this holiday season.

5 Mistakes to Avoid With Free Shipping

Free shipping can entice customers to buy your product, but make sure it doesn't lead you awry. Here are common mishaps to be aware of.

Jane Porter

· 4 min read

From Shipping to Packaging, 3 Creative Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain

Follow the lead of resourceful entrepreneurs, including BookFool's Kristopher Lange, who came up with cost-effective tactics to better their businesses.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 5 min read

What's the Best Way to Monitor Your Distribution System?

Tips on how to manage your relationship with your distributor.

Christopher Hann

· 3 min read