2016 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The holidays are right around the corner and shipping deadlines will be on the top of everyone’s mind. Take a look at the dates below to help you get ready for the holidays – and make sure your packages are delivered on time. USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines Dec. 15 – Standard Post Dec. 20 – First-Class […]

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Premium Packaging Can Boost Sales for Luxury Retailers

For Luxury Retailers, “Free Shipping” Isn’t the Only Factor in Attracting Online Shoppers According to digiday.com, Business of Fashion reported in October that by 2020, online is expected to drive 40 percent of sales growth for luxury brands.¹ For luxury retailers interested in getting into the e-commerce world, wooing customers requires careful attention to much more […]

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E-Commerce Shipping: How the Big Three Parcel Carriers Measure Up

Why It’s Good to Measure Cost Vs  Service with the Big Three Small Parcel Carriers and Fine Tune Your E-Commerce Shipping System ~ One consequence of the e-commerce shopping revolution is that many shippers are facing a growing small parcel freight bill for direct-to-consumer shipping. Combine that with consumer demand for fast, inexpensive or free […]

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Control Hidden Shipping Costs When Drop Shipping for Retailers

Five Ways to Minimize Hidden Shipping Costs When Drop Shipping for Retailers Drop shipping as a fulfillment practice is not new, but it has certainly become more prevalent as retailers increasingly rely on their suppliers to own the inventory, fill the order and ship it to their customers’ doors. However, as many suppliers have painfully learned, […]

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