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U.S. Postal Service Rate Increases

If you ship USPS, your costs are going up for pretty much all USPS shipping services - Express Mail, Priority Mail, Parcel Select, Parcel Return Services, First Class Mail, Standard, Package Services. While it seems simple enough, it is far from simple to judge the impact if you're shipping on your own. For example, Express...
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New Shipwire features for ecommerce order fulfillment

The Shipwire engineering, operations and development staff have been incredibly busy over the past couple months releasing new warehouse management, inventory management, order fulfillment features, and service offerings. There has been so many new features released in the past few weeks that I'm having trouble keeping up to date blogging all the details and uploading...
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Procrastinators Guide to Importing for Holiday

This Procrastinators Guide to Holiday Importing was written by our executive and marketing team. Also thanks to Saul Smith, Shipwire Chief Logistics Officer, for really giving us some great real-world data to help guide merchants. We also have an instruction sheet for suppliers for packing and labeling your inventory. If you are thinking about importing...
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Opinion: My Vision For Shipwire - "Change-The-Game"!

Shipwire's goal is to let retail businesses focus on growth by removing the hassle of shipping and storage. It is time that cash-strapped Web retail businesses had a global network of warehouses that can be plugged into their Web sites with no up-front fees, no long-term contracts, and straight-forward storage and shipping pricing. The small...
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New Ecommerce Trend - U.S. Weak Dollar Means More International Buyers for U.S. Web Merchants

A trend that we”re monitoring at Shipwire is the growing pattern of international customers buying from U.S. merchants and the frustrations merchants have fulfilling this demand. If you go to the eBay forums you”ll see all sorts of seller frustration for fulfilling orders to Canada and Europe. Potentially, one of the contributing factors to the...
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Small Business - The Inspiration for Shipwire

In 1997, then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General John Shalikashvili, issued a ground-breaking position paper. "Vision 2010," as it was called, described the future of the military in the post-Cold War world. Regarded then and now as a landmark statement, the paper tried to enumerate the future of the armed services in...
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