Multi-carrier shipping software increases profitability

November 6, 2014 at 3:23 PMAdministrator
Businesses looking to offer the best shipping options to their customers, while still making a profit, should invest in multi-carrier shipping software. First of all, sticking to one carrier limits the amount of sales a business can handle. With the impending holiday season, it's imperative that companies expand to include several different carriers in their stable, At least one, if not several, national carriers should be part of any business's shipping operation. E-commerce stores that plan on selling items online will likely encounter mailing addresses that are not local. [More]

Packing tips for delicate jewelry

November 5, 2014 at 5:07 PMAdministrator
Sending delicate jewelry requires excellent packaging and thorough preparation to ensure its safe arrival. Like all fragile items, there should be no movement or space to rattle in the box once the packing is complete. Movement of product indicates a large possibility the item will either bump into another item in the same box or be smashed as it travels through sorting machines, as there is nothing to protect it from impact. Wrap jewelry in bubble wrap several times so its shape is not distinguishable through the casing. [More]

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