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Ship & Sip Unboxed: 2023 Trends and Research

Have you ever wanted to get insights from other business owners and industry experts about how they get ship done? Our twice-a-quarter event series, Ship & Sip allows you to do just that. Hi! My name is Erin and in addition to being the Manager of the ShipStation Community, I also have the honor of […]

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how to deal with backorders Shipping Basics
Backorder Meaning, Causes, and How to Reduce Temporarily Out-of-Stock Items

Dealing with backorders can feel like a wrench being thrown into your workflow. Knowing how to incorporate backordered items into your picking strategy can cause packing delays. While there are several factors that lead to backorders, the outcome is the same: You and your customers are waiting on these orders. Finding ways to minimize the […]

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Holiday
How to Process Returns For Holiday Orders

The holiday season isn’t over on December 25th. Holiday returns last well into January.

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Carrier Rates
Selecting the Best Shipping Options for Your Customers

You spend an enormous amount of time ensuring you provide a great customer experience. The decision of how to ship products to your buyers is equally as important and is key to having happy customers. Remember, the shipping of your item should be a celebratory event, not something that causes you stress. These days, everyone […]

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Holiday
Automation: A Holiday Gift for Your Store

This blog was contributed by David Rastatter – Jitterbit, Sr. Director of Product Marketing  The ecommerce landscape has evolved quite a bit over the last few years. The pandemic made ecommerce a must-have for all businesses regardless of location and size. With that, companies are refining their technology to offer customers multiple ways to browse, […]

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Carrier Rates
ShipStation Now Offers the Lowest USPS® Shipping Rates  

Here at ShipStation, we love to announce deeper discounts from our carrier partners. That’s because we know how important shipping costs are to ecommerce businesses of all sizes.  Today, we’re thrilled to share that our USPS rates are getting even better.  Starting on October 19, 2022, we have entered into a newly expanded agreement with […]

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Carrier Rates
Expanding Your Shipping Options for Your Customers

No matter how big or small your ecommerce business is, your customers expect flexible, reliable, and affordable delivery options. Luckily, ShipStation’s integration with UPS® conveniently provides all three in one spot.  ShipStation enables you to quickly connect all your selling channels and generate your shipping labels in a few clicks. The moment you make a […]

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Holiday, Shipping News
Key Ways to Communicate Black Friday Cyber Monday Sales

This content was contributed by Bold Commerce Black Friday Cyber Monday(BFCM) is typically the busiest shopping weekend of the year—and as more brands have developed an online presence, the image of busy mall shoppers has transitioned to eager sale-lovers in front of their computers at home. This is especially true this year with inflation concerns […]

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Carrier Rates
ShipStation Users Can Now Save up to 77% on UPS® Ground Shipping

ShipStation is proud to announce that you can now enjoy savings of up to 77%* off UPS® Ground shipping when you open a UPS from ShipStation account! While other carriers are increasing their rates, UPS is offering deeper discounts on its popular UPS Ground® service. These rates are available to ShipStation users shipping in the […]

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Shipping News
Ship & Sip Holiday Hustle & Bustle Roundtable Recap

Have you ever wanted to get insights on how entrepreneurs took an idea and turned it into a successful business while utilizing ShipStation? Twice a quarter event series, Ship and Sip allows you to do just that. Hi! My name is Erin and in addition to being the Manager of the ShipStation Community, I also […]

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Holiday
2022 USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The USPS has announced their 2022 holiday shipping deadlines. Below are the final dates to send items to be delivered prior to December 25th, 2022. For more carriers’ deadlines, head to our 2022 holiday shipping deadlines blog. USPS Domestic Shipping Deadlines* USPS Service Shipping Deadline Retail Ground™  Thursday, Dec. 17th, 2022 First Class Mail®  Saturday, […]

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How to Automate Shipping Processes for the Holidays

ShipStation’s automation rules and batch printing do more than eliminate manually configuring each order. They also remove the risk of human error associated with it

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