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FedEx Rate Increases for 2022

FedEx rates went up in mid-September 2021. If you’ve been following FedEx services, you know this is slightly earlier than the usual annual announcements of this nature. FedEx Express, FedEx Home Delivery, and FedEx Ground rates will across the board increase by 5.9%. As with most years, a 5.9% increase might be more or less […]

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Carrier Rates
2022 USPS Rate Increase

The USPS has raised rates as of January 9th, 2022.

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Holiday
Holiday Shopping Recap 2021: Supply Disruptions, Bracketing Nightmares, and a Very Early Start

If the 2021 holiday shopping season seemed a little “weird,” that’s because it was. After a particularly stressful 2020 holiday season amid Covid-19 lockdown, many consumers expected to have a semi-normal season this year with family gatherings (at least small ones) and gift-giving. Supply chain breakdowns, shipping delays, and the ongoing pandemic—now filled with additional […]

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Case Studies
My Bucket Journals Expands with ShipStation’s Optimize Consulting Package

As entrepreneurs of all kinds know, a small business is often more than just a way to make money. For Steven and Shelle Wells, the husband and wife team behind My Bucket Journals, their business venture is at once a passion, a coping mechanism, and an exercise in humanity.  Just as Shelle suspected when she […]

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Case Studies
Real for Real Reduces Shipment Errors by 85%, Expands Internationally with ShipStation

Shannon Storms Beador, founder and CEO of Real for Real, believes that healthy and natural products should be simple to attain for everyone. That’s why Shannon, a mom of 3 and TV personality on The Real Housewives of Orange County, decided to pursue her passion for health by founding her company.  Shannon believes that getting […]

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Case Studies
Mental Health Charity MIND Maximises Impact with Ship-From-Store via ShipStation

When Covid hit, the going got tough for brick-and-mortar stores. And when the going got tough, the tough got going… straight to ecommerce platforms. Meet the ever-tough MIND Charity. This organization is dedicated to helping anyone who is experiencing a mental health problem by campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.  MIND is […]

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Holiday
How to Process Holiday Returns

As the holiday season comes to an end, we get ready for the new year. But ecommerce merchants have one last bit of business to clear up before moving fully into the new year: Holiday Returns. As unpleasant as dealing with returns can be, there is a silver lining. Customers that experience a good returns […]

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Case Studies
Posh Totty Designs’ All-Female Artists Dominate Market with ShipStation

Alice Rivers Cripps, CEO and founder of jewelry company Posh Totty Designs, is spinning a childhood insult into pure gold. Often called “a posh totty” as a child, Alice is reclaiming the pejorative and embracing her inner poshness, while encouraging her customers to do the same.  Posh Totty’s team of skilled jewelry smiths is 100% […]

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ShipStation Product
Top 5 Shipping Automation Rules to Save You Time & Money on Shipping

It’s not difficult to automate your shipping and save time doing the things that really need your attention. These top 5 automation rules will get you on your way to learning the basics about automating your shipping.

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Shipping Basics
Tax Compliance for Ecommerce Sellers

Optimizing tax compliance with your shopping cart or ecommerce platform Since the landmark decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (June 2018), the world has become a very different and complex place for online sellers. The obligation to collect and remit sales tax is no longer controlled solely by a physical footprint. Over the past three […]

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ShipStation 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Tis the season! We’ve gathered together a list of products from our very own ShipStation users to help guide you through your holiday shopping. 63% of consumers say they’re more likely to use buy online/pick up in-store shopping this year than last 🛍️ — ShipStation (@ShipStation) December 3, 2021 Stocking Stuffers Needing the final touch […]

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Shipping Basics
Omnisend’s 6 Email Automations to Encourage Repeat Customers

You’ve fulfilled a customer order and shipped it. Job done.   Not so fast. You want that customer to return someday and make another purchase, right? You don’t want this to be the last interaction and, thus, the end of their customer journey with your brand.  Retaining customers involves nurturing. What are you doing beyond the […]

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