UPS Tracking Rate Changes for 2016

UPS floship courier

In the final few days of 2015, the rates for UPS changed. In general, the prices saw a slight increase. Knowing the new costs is important. It can have a massive impact on your profitability if you start to undercharge your customers on their packaging and postage. You might need to change your charges or […]

  • January 27, 2016

End To End Delivery Management for Global E-Commerce Shipping

How Floship Manages the End to End Delivery Of Your Shipment

Different distribution centers handle the delivery of your shipments in different ways. But because most e-commerce business owners find that order fulfillment is fraught with a variety of challenges, there is a need to pick the right partners to deliver your shipments. If you don’t, you could end up with more headaches than necessary. It […]

  • January 13, 2016

UPS Dimensional Weight Rules For 2016

2016 UPS dimensional Weight Rules

When it comes to sending your shipments across the United States, or the world, you need to use a reliable service to ensure it gets there. Some of these services, like UPS, have certain rules when it comes to the parcels dimensions and weights and what you can be charged for them. The rules for […]

  • January 5, 2016

Customer Service Center for E-Commerce Merchants

How To Set Up A Superior Customer Service Centre

There’s no doubt that quality customer care is essential as companies with superior customer service have higher customer retention. By providing your customers with a high quality service you will make them feel valued and this leads to a more profitable business. Research has often found that price is irrelevant as long as customers feel […]

  • January 1, 2016

RePack: A Solution for Packaging Management

green packaging

Every year, an average consumer from Finland produces about 176 pounds of waste products. And with problems in waste management, the country was nowhere near in helping to curb the growing packaging waste problem in Europe. However, a Finnish start-up company aimed to help by removing packaging trash from the e-commerce industry. They have developed […]

  • December 17, 2015

E-Commerce Logistics: the Whole End to End

Logistics for Shopify eCommerce Stores Internationally

In 2004, when UPS directed its drivers to avoid left-hand turns in a bid to improve efficiency, many wondered if it really worked. But as of 2012, the company claims to have saved around 10 million gallons of gas, using this ‘rule.’ Last week, in the run up to Black Friday and the holiday shopping […]

  • December 9, 2015

Guarantee Delivery: Timing and Order Processing

delivery time for ecommerce

Q4 is hands-down the most profitable time of year for both big and small retailers. With the holiday season projected to drive up to 40% of annual revenue, it’s the one time of year they must bring their A-game. But as profitable as this period is, it is also the most chaotic: Factors like bad […]

  • November 27, 2015

Christmas Is Coming… Is Your Ecommerce Store Ready?

delivery for Christmas are you prepared

The holiday season is just around the corner. It’s the best season to be in business – assuming you’re adequately prepared. It’s easy to under prepare for the approaching season as a business owner. This is why many online retailers fail to grab the opportunities by the horn by offering discounts and promotions. But if you […]

  • November 23, 2015

Make Sure Delivery Isn’t Your Weakest Link This Holiday

ecommerce 2015 Christmas shipping deadlines

With less than three weeks to Black Friday and the ‘official’ start of the holiday shopping season, both major retailers and smaller eCommerce businesses are faced with the ever-shortening lead times on holiday shopping. With the ups and downs of retail in 2015, analysts predict Q4 will have the strongest growth in retail sales of […]

  • November 16, 2015

UK, France, Germany Have Varying Delivery Preferences

International Fulfillment

When it comes to the preferred mode of delivery, researchers discovered that the United Kingdom, France, and Germany have varying preferences. Click & collect, for instance, is the preferred delivery of most online shoppers in the UK for the last 12 months, while French consumers liked buying their goods at a local store. This shows […]

  • September 21, 2015