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4 Ways ShipStation Provides A Branded Shipping Experience for Your Customers

It’s essential to consistently connect your customers to your brand. Learn all the ways ShipStation and DS Smith ePack enable you to customize and brand the shipping experience for your customers.

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2022 UPS Rate Change: What You Need to Know

UPS’ shipping rates for 2022 were announced on November 5th and the rate increases will go into effect on November 14th. The announced rate increase of an average net 5.9% can mean different things to you as a shipper based on your shipment profile. This average rate increase matches rate adjustments already announced by rival carriers FedEx and DHL. As […]

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USPS Shipping Delays Explained

Beginning October 1, 2021, many senders and recipients of USPS first-class shipments began to face delays and extended delivery times. This is no accident—these mail delays are strategic and self-imposed as part of a plan set forth by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. Originally proposed in March of 2021, DeJoy implemented the new system as USPS […]

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Why Ecommerce Brands Should Focus on Sustainability

With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) still fresh in our minds, we look at the impact of ecommerce on sustainability and why it’s everyone’s responsibility in the industry to consider changes that can make a difference. Over the last two decades, the ecommerce market has grown exponentially – and so has its […]

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Case Studies
Making Spirits Bright: DecoExchange Builds Wreaths and Community with Ecommerce Craft Company and ShipStation

It’s a quintessential success story: what began as a stress reliever for a pair of engineers has grown into a full community of entrepreneurs and hobbyists, and a successful ecommerce business. Damon Oates and Parker Stelly created New Orleans-based DecoExchange in pursuit of passion, not profits, but now, with the help of ShipStation, they’ve found […]

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Key Ways to Communicate Black Friday Cyber Monday Sales

This content was contributed by Bold Commerce Black Friday Cyber Monday(BFCM) has easily been the busiest shopping weekend on the calendar for years — 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. Just like the signage, […]

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2021 USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The USPS has announced their 2021 holiday shipping deadlines. Below are the final dates to send items to be delivered prior to December 25th, 2021. For more carriers’ deadlines, head to our 2021 holiday shipping deadlines blog. USPS Domestic Shipping Deadlines USPS Service Shipping Deadline Retail Ground™  Wednesday, Dec. 15th, 2021 First Class Mail®  Friday, […]

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5 Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush

The holidays are fast approaching. Is your packing and shipping area ready to handle the incoming avalanche of orders?

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Case Studies
10 Years Later, Beautyvice Still Scales with ShipStation

When Beautyvice began using ShipStation in 2012, the ecommerce landscape looked a lot different than today, as did their company. Beautyvice began using ShipStation shortly after setting up shop, and since then, the company has moved from a storage unit to a massive warehouse.  The business, which sells wholesale beauty products directly to customers for […]

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How to Get Ready for Black Friday

Learn how to prepare your backend for Black Friday and Cyber Monday with tips from our partner, Rewind.

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Case Studies
The Stay Beautiful Foundation Ships 5x Faster with ShipStation and Konnectryx

Cancer isn’t pretty, which is why Ashleigh Cortes, the founder of The Stay Beautiful Foundation, launched her business to help women feel beautiful and empowered throughout their cancer journey.  Ashleigh’s beloved grandmother was the owner of a day spa in Chicago before she was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. ​​As Ashleigh watched her grandmother endure harsh […]

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Supply Chain Delays and Carrier Delays Can Impact the 2021 Holiday Season

Shoppers are going to experience a mix of old and new concerns heading into the 2021 holiday shopping season. Americans are more willing to go to in-person events, travel, and shop this holiday season than in 2020 thanks to increased vaccinations. Many Americans are ready to start buying again. While this is a good sign, […]

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