When you’re choosing shipping mailers and packaging for your eCommerce business, there are many things to keep in mind. You need a package that not only looks good, but is easy to assemble, streamlines your shipping process and cuts your postage costs. That’s why shipping mailers are the favored packaging option of many eCommerce stores. […]
This is part one of a five-part series on eCommerce packaging that’ll help you get prepped and ready to achieve your online business goals. Ever since a massive shift in 2020, there’s a more significant demand for eCommerce than ever before. If you’re a business owner, now is the time for you to perfect your […]
Parcel Select Lightweight is an excellent alternative to Priority Mail as it allows customers to ship lightweight packages from 3.5 to 16 ounces at a per ounce rate, nearly half the price of USPS, UPS, and FedEx grounds services. Best Mailers shipped via Parcel Select Lightweight are a perfect combo of efficient packaging and low cost […]
New carrier rates for small parcel shippers are forcing packaging changes. Until recently, packages under 3 cubic ft. were charged by weight alone. No longer. USPS, UPS and FedEx apply DIM weight to all parcels, big or small. What is DIM, you ask? DIM Weight = Length x Height x Width (cubic volume) / Volumetric […]
If you ship small parcels, you need to know about Commercial Plus Cubic USPS launched Commercial Plus Cubic rates a few years ago. Unfortunately USPS has done a limited job of marketing and educating their commercial customers about who should be using it. After reviewing countless technical specs, pricing charts, and numerous discussions with USPS reps, here’s […]
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It’s been over a decade since the U.S. Postal Service changed its price structure to shape-based pricing. That doesn’t mean that the USPS has gotten better at explaining its not-so-new rate system to customers. Their website provides postage rates, but won’t provide guidance to develop postage-efficient packaging strategies. Once you understand the basics below, you […]
Until recently, if you shipped a carton under three cubic feet, none of the carriers cared much about your box size – it was all about weight. Today, the major carriers have wised up – they want smaller packages so that they can fill trucks and fill planes. The carriers have adjusted their rate structures […]
Is your packaging unboxing worthy? Do you care? If you want a second order, you should. As an ecommerce seller, your tactile touch points are extremely limited. You need to make those physical touch points speak volumes about your brand quality. Here’s 3 tips to make your packaging unboxing worthy. 1. Make your packaging sturdy Nothing cheapens […]
You’re fine-tuning your social media campaign constantly. Cost per acquisition is down and conversion rates are up. Getting that first order is key – but what are you doing to turn that single order into a lifetime customer? Here are 5 tips to bring first-time customers back for more. 1. Include a thank you note. […]
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