By Chris Dawson December 19, 2018 - 11:05 am

Look to marketplaces for a masterclass in shipping

Today, Georges Berzgal, vice president and managing director EMEA global ecommerce at global technology company Pitney Bowes takes a look at marketplaces and lessons we can learn from their masterclass in shipping. In thirteen of the world’s major markets, 2,300 parcels were shipped every second in

How to save money on shipping costs

I recently purchased two nearly identical products on Amazon. One arrived in a large letter format and the other arrived in a small packet sized box. The cost for shipping would have been very different, although in this instance they were both supplied through Amazon

Merchants can save up to 40% with UPS shipping discounts

UPS have launched 'Shipping with Simplicity' initiative that sees merchants saving up to 40% on shipping discounts this Christmas season. The supplier say that merchants can now enjoy a limited offer of lower prices on each shipment by using a promo code EASY to take advantage of

UPS shipping rates rise in a bid to support their offering

UPS shipping rates will increase on selected service in a bid to support their offering, announced the supplier this week. The supplier is aiming to make these changes come in effect on 26th December 2018 to see UPS Air and International services, as well as UPS Air Freight rates

Etsy declares war on high shipping charges

If you sell on Etsy then it's important to realised that the marketplace has declared war on shipping charges and would prefer most product to carry free shipping. In their latest earnings call, Etsy CEO Josh Silverman discussed the state of shipping charges on Etsy

How to make better shipping choices by measuring performance

It's well worth remembering that one of the most crucial and time-consuming activities every ecommerce merchant faces each and every day is shipping. And that's why we have partnered with Parcelhub to examine the factors you should be measuring in your carrier operations in our

ShipStation UK expansion continues with PrestaShop integration

ShipStation has become a premium Partner for PrestaShop as part of their drive to capture a share of the UK market. This partnership with one of Europe’s top ecommerce platforms is a critical step for the ShipStation UK expansion and additional new markets, most recently

Parcel2Go Smart Send fully automates eBay shipping

Parcel2go have announced the launch of Smart Send, a new online tool that allows online sellers to import item details ready for delivery and even book their orders automatically. Auto Send is actually really cool and a feature you'd only generally get from more expansive paid

Meet the retailer: Corset Story

Maggie Yan and business partner Chris Rawlings founded Corset Story in 2008, which began life as an eBay store with just $500 worth of stock to its name. Fast forward to 2014 and the duo had transformed their vision into an international company with over

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