SOURCE: TrueShip

TrueShip Multi-Carrier Shipping Software

February 26, 2016 16:15 ET

New Ecommerce Shipping Guide Offers Step-by-Step Advice

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - February 26, 2016) - TrueShip (http://www.trueship.com), the leading provider of ecommerce shipping software and automated online product returns management solutions, has just released a new and improved, comprehensive ecommerce shipping guide that offers in-depth, step-by-step advice for online retailers.

The goal of this updated ecommerce shipping guide is to help users of ReadyShipper shipping software make the most of their e-tailing ventures by learning the ins and outs of fulfillment with the information that is provided to them in this step-by-step guide that offers more than 5,000 words of advice.

As the ecommerce industry grows, experts are projecting that it will top the $2 trillion marker by 2019. With millions of online stores already populating the internet, shipping and convenient, automated returns have become the focal point for online retailers and bargain savvy consumers seeking an exceptional online shopping experience.

TrueShip's recently updated ecommerce shipping guide is designed to educate newcomers as well as fulfillment veterans, and enable them to better tackle their orders and get them out the door to their awaiting domestic or international customers.

In this updated and comprehensive guide, users 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