SOURCE: TrueShip

TrueShip Multi-Carrier Shipping Software

March 10, 2016 06:30 ET

In-Depth Ecommerce Shipping Guide Gives Users Step-by-Step Resources

SCOTTSDALE, AZ --(Marketwired - March 10, 2016) - TrueShip (http://www.trueship.com), the leading provider of ecommerce shipping software and automated online product returns management solutions, has updated their comprehensive ecommerce shipping guide to offer even more depth on shipping and fulfillment for users of ReadyShipper shipping software.

Ecommerce has been slated as one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Experts have projected that by the year 2018, it will exceed $2 trillion in annual revenue, making it one of the healthiest industries in history.

With newer ecommerce platforms offering simple to setup and use online stores, just about anyone can break into this industry with a minimal upfront investment and a creative idea or product line.

But what happens after that, when the orders start coming through and customers demand streamlined fulfillment and reverse logistics?

In TrueShip's ecommerce shipping guide, readers will learn about:

  • Using marketable packaging.
  • Options for packaged goods.
  • Why less is more with fulfillment.
  • Breakdown of ecommerce shipping options.
  • Illustrated infographic on how shipping prices affect sales.
  • Comparison and contrast on whether or not to offer free shipping.
  • Illustrated infographic on the top shopping cart abandonment reasons and how shipping cost plays a strong role.
  • Using real-time rates from carriers.
  • Offering flat rate shipping for customers.
  • Overview of ecommerce shipping options.
  • Determining your ecommerce shipping rates.
  • Understanding variances between carrier rates.
  • Options for padding profits with your shipping prices.
  • The pros and cons of using shipping insurance.
  • Understanding how tracking numbers work.
  • Customs forms and declarations.
  • Customs tariffs, taxes and duties.
  • Reducing costs of international shipping.
  • The low-down on shipping labels.
  • Pros and cons of using warehouse fulfillment centers.
  • Managing ecommerce returns with illustrated infographic.

"Online retailing is an exciting world, but you want to make sure that you are prepared before you set forth on this adventure," explained Michael Lazar, Director of Online Marketing at TrueShip. "Our new and improved ecommerce shipping guide has been revamped to provide a wealth of information to retailers, so they can find answers to all of their shipping questions from one convenient source."

The guide can be read in its entirety by visiting: http://www.trueship.com/blog/2014/11/25/ecommerce-shipping-and-fulfillment-the-definitive-guide.

A wide assortment of related guides and white papers can also be found at: http://www.trueship.com/blog.

About TrueShip

#ShipSmarter -- TrueShip is the original architect of multi-carrier ecommerce shipping software. ReadyShipper shipping software integrates into the most widely used shopping carts and online marketplaces. It is an easy-to-use order fulfillment solution designed to save e-retailers time and money.

Start a 14-day trial of ReadyShipper shipping software by visiting: http://www.TrueShip.com/products/ReadyShipper.

About ReadyReturns

#ReturnsHappen -- ReadyReturns is a customer-facing, plug-and-play, self-service online product returns software solution. It integrates into virtually any website without any programming. ReadyReturns lets customers make returns from a website by filling out a simple form and printing the return shipping label. E-retailers set the rules of the returns, including things like return shipping and restocking fees.

Start a 30-day trial of ReadyReturns by visiting: http://www.TrueShip.com/products/ReadyReturns.

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Contact Information

  • Press Contact
    Michael Lazar
    Director of Online Marketing
    Tel: (877) 818-7447
    Email: support@trueship.com