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ShipStation Joins the Shopify Plus Certified App Program

The Shopify Plus Certified App program hand-selects apps that deliver quality, service, and the ability to solve the ever-increasing complex needs of fast-growing merchants. ShipStation has now joined this program. In the past 10 years, ShipStation has powered unparalleled shipping experiences for tens of billions in GMV – and counting. Tens of thousands of Shopify […]

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Selling Channels
B2B 101: A Quick Guide to B2B

Global business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce transactions totaled US $12.2 trillion in 2019, according to a Statista report. One of the most prominent trends in B2B ecommerce is the rise of the B2B marketplace. The impact of this online marketplace model cannot be understated, as it redefined the business relationship between B2B buyers and sellers and acts […]

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How Ruroc Increased Fulfilment by 3900% with ShipStation

A pioneer in snow sports helmets, the Gloucester-based business has a global reach of 97 countries and counting. Learn how ShipStation helped enable their ecommerce growth. The Founding Story Ruroc was born in 2008 after the original founder experienced a near-fatal snowboarding accident. Fortunate to survive a severe wipeout and being buried in an avalanche, […]

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Shipping News
Effects of Brexit on UK Ecommerce Retailers Selling to EU

After a number of extensions, the UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020. A transition agreement was made, running until 31st December 2020, with new rules coming into effect on 1st January 2021. During this period, the UK and EU have been negotiating a trade deal. However, for UK ecommerce retailers selling to […]

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Shipping News
What Ecommerce Shoppers Think About Shipping and Fulfilment in 2020

The impact of COVID-19 has had serious implications on the international supply chain and to consumer expectations. Whereas previous years saw a shortening of expected wait time, 2020 saw the average amount of time a consumer is willing to wait grew from 5 days to 8 days. However, with this lowered expectation around ship time, […]

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4 Things to Consider When Moving Your Retail Business Online

Ecommerce is booming, there’s no denying it. Year after year we see statistics on the rise, and more physical stores moving their business online in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. As cities continue to require businesses to operate with limited capacity, ecommerce is becoming an unexpected necessity for many looking to find innovative new ways […]

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Shipping Basics
How to Document Your Shipping Process

Documenting your shipping policies and processes may not sound like a priority. But, documentation is a powerful resource that can actually save you more time than you put into it. A lot more.

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Warehouse
What is an ERP and When Do I Need One?

Startups and newer SMBs don’t usually plan the growth of their information technology systems. Over time, they usually acquire a collection of individual apps and interfaces to manage different functions. While this usually works fine in the beginning—allowing the business owners to learn new processes—it tends to become too tedious to keep up with. For […]

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Multichannel Resource Hub

In our latest Multichannel ebook we outline the most important things to consider when planning and implementing an effective multichannel strategy.

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Shipping News
What’s New with ShipStation?

ShipStation’s main purpose is to simplify shipping. The more efficient your fulfillment strategy is, the less time you have to spend on it—freeing your time to focus on more important areas of your business. We’re expanding ShipStation’s capabilities to cater to specific workflows. Whether you’ve been using ShipStation for a while or are still looking […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Ecommerce in the UK

ShipStation conducted a study to track the progression of COVID-19 and its impacts on ecommerce in the United Kingdom.

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Dropshipping 101

The traditional ecommerce practice of selling items that you keep in your warehouse or storefront is not the only way to become a successful ecommerce merchant. Some people have successful businesses that never even see the items they sell. This is known as dropshipping.  Dropshipping is a business model where the person selling the item […]

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