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5 Tips for Making Better Shipping Notifications Emails

Customers read shipping confirmation emails—they’re the only email you send that you can almost guarantee each of your customers wants to read. Having a good shipping experience is one of the main contributing factors to a customer buying from you again. Almost as important as quick, affordable shipping is keeping your customers informed. Because customers […]

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Shipping News
What Slower USPS First Class Mail Transit Time Means for You

Consumers and merchants alike have likely experienced delayed shipments since the onset of COVID. The USPS, FedEx, and UPS have each felt the stresses of increased demand on their operations. USPS has been hit especially hard by the stress ecommerce has placed on carriers. Delivering to every address every day is demanding. Even down to […]

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Case Studies
How Welcome to Country improved efficiency, increased dispatch speed by 80% with ShipStation

Welcome to Country is a not-for-profit online marketplace for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander experiences and products. First launched as a marketplace specifically dedicated to connecting travellers with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism operators in December 2019, the company pivoted into e-commerce in the wake of COVID. The range of products and experiences listed […]

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Case Studies
How Lioness Fashion increased dispatch speed by 50% with ShipStation

Australian online retailer Lioness has fast become a fashion force. Founded by Wendy Lin in 2010 as a wholesale business, the label made its foray into ecommerce in 2014. According to Brian Nguyen, director at Lioness, the label has significantly ramped up its direct-to-consumer business over the past three years.  “We started as a wholesaler […]

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Shipping Basics
How to Ship a Package

To ship a package you really just need to make sure that the package is accurately weighed, sized, and packaged. If the parcel uses a service that allows for its size and weight, you’re good to go!  How to Weigh a Package Weight is typically the major factor that determines a package’s shipping rate. In […]

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Holiday
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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Shipping Basics
How to Sell and Ship Car Parts

Figuring out the best way to ship car parts is crucial for a good customer experience. It allows you to get expensive, time-sensitive, frequently heavy auto parts to your customers. This leads to higher ratings and allows you to stand out in a somewhat crowded market. Luckily ShipStation and Simplepart.com are joining forces to make […]

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Shipping News
2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Canada

Use our holiday shipping deadlines for all the major carriers in Canada to make sure you deliver packages on time for the Christmas season.

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Case Studies
How Lore of the Sea increased dispatching speed by 1000% with ShipStation and Australia Post

Sustainable women’s surfwear brand Lore of the Sea is dedicated to creating ethically made, slow fashion surf wear. The brand was founded by Laure Mayer in 2014 after she noticed a gap in the Australian market for functional surf wear.  “After I finished uni, I wanted to create my own label that was focused on […]

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Case Studies
West Coast Seeds Increase Shipping Capacity by 200% with ShipStation and Novatize

West Coast Seeds, a British Columbia-based organic seed company, may have been founded over 40 years ago, but they’re far from old-fashioned. While the company’s goal is to bring people back to their roots, they are utilizing the latest shipping innovations to do it.  As one of the first seed companies to embrace ecommerce, West […]

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Case Studies
How Subo Products Reduced Shipping Time By 300% With Automation

The idea for the Subo food bottle was one born from necessity. Husband and wife team Glen and Julie-Anne Mayer were busy raising their three young children. But they wanted a kids feeding product that would give them the convenience of pouch-style foods without the packaging waste or mess from overzealous squeezing. Using pump bottle […]

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Shipping Basics
Expanding Into International Markets Part 3: Shipping, Delivery, and Returns

Welcome to part 3 in our four part blog series, where we highlight what was covered in a recent webinar, which you can access on-demand. The webinar was brought to you by experts from Lengow, Avalara, and of course, us here at ShipStation. Together, our three platforms can help you succeed in product feed management, […]

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