What Is Shipping Insurance and Do I Need It?

When eCommerce companies first start shipping their orders, they tend to grab shipping insurance on every package just in case. This is an excellent practice for when you’re starting, but there might be some alternatives to consider. Let’s take an […]

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Ecommerce Shipping: Options, Carriers, and Pricing

ECommerce shipping is a central element of your eCommerce business. The choices you make about shipping will affect your profit margin, your ability to offer free shipping, and how fast your orders are delivered, among other things.  The terms eCommerce […]

How can my business offer 2-day shipping?

More than two-thirds of all ecommerce shopping carts have been abandoned in 2020 and shipping prices and speed remain two of the top reasons. People want your products delivered to them quickly and they want to avoid surprises when it […]

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Does Your Business Need eCommerce Insurance?

Online stores are businesses just like any other, and that means you’ve got risks and liabilities to cover, which has probably sent you to Google looking to see if eCommerce insurance is a thing. While not a specific policy, you […]

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What Is Just in Time Inventory?

The just in time inventory management system started as a manufacturing process. Over time, it has become popular in many sectors of the economy. ECommerce companies use just in time inventory to stay nimble in the face of changing consumer […]

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Tips for Better Shipping Confirmation Emails

A shipping confirmation is one of the essential transactional emails for any company that offers product shipping. Together with order confirmation, it helps customers track their orders and check whether everything is fine. An order confirmation email is sent once […]

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How to Ship Golf Clubs

It may be hard to imagine packaging and shipping something as big and awkwardly shaped as your golf bag full of clubs. However, people do it every day, and it’s simpler than you might think. Here’s our guide on how […]

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Do I Need an Online Business License?

When you start a brick-and-mortar business, you get a business license from the city or county where your operations are headquartered. So, when you start an eCommerce business, do you need an online business license? The answer to that question […]

Guide to Discreet Shipping

A standard packaging method for ecommerce business is “discreet shipping,” where no one can look at the outside of the order you ship and determine what’s inside. Discreet shipping hides any idea of what the products inside could be and […]

How to Calculate Shipping Costs

Shipping costs can be some of the trickiest to get a handle on for e-commerce businesses that want to balance customer satisfaction with affordability and margin control. The vast majority of your customers expect shipping to be fast and usually […]