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How E-Commerce Businesses are Winning in an Amazon World

November 29, 2018 | By Maren Nader | Under , | No Comments

Almost 50 percent of all online retail sales in the United States happen on Amazon.com. Even big brands, such as Walmart, Macy’s and Costco struggle to compete with this online giant. With free two-day shipping, reviews system, and easy return policy, it makes sense that Amazon is at the helm of online retailers. That being […]

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Customer Spotlight: The Deer Bong

November 13, 2018 | By Terese Kerrigan | Under , | No Comments

We love when our customers share their startup story with us. And when that story happens to be hilarious and inspiring, we can’t help but tell it to everyone we know. Meet Chris Weiland, the entrepreneur and funnyman behind The Deer Bong™. If you love the great outdoors and indulging in the fastest way to […]

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8 Holiday Shipping Tips For Retailers

Get the jump on the holidays. Ship early. We know you’re still carving monsters into your pumpkins, but the retail and logistics industries have shucked their Halloween costumes and are battening down the hatches in preparation for the holiday shopping season. Sales during 2017’s holiday season exceeded projections with 1.1 billion packages moved by UPS […]

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How to Ship Large Items on eBay

eBay is a great platform to start a small business on by offering virtual auction space that exposes you to a world of bidders, but making the transition from shipping parcel to learning how to ship large items on eBay can feel overwhelming. Luckily, FreightCenter has some tips and tricks for listing your large items, […]

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Where Have All the Ebay Freight Shipping Solutions Gone?

February 23, 2018 | By Terese Kerrigan | Under , | No Comments

“Amazon, Amazon, Amazon,” I Say Jokingly as I Think about Ebay’s past and Future. Have we forgotten eBay? When the auction website launched in 1995, it was the premier eCommerce solution. Sellers and buyers flocked to the site to buy and sell vintage items, rare objects, and everyday stuff like a broken laser pointer (eBay’s […]

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The Air Freight Industry Is Experiencing Astronomical Growth

Of the 3.69 million Americans that will be flying to their destinations this holiday season (source: AAA) – how many are aware that their luggage might be sharing the belly of the plane with additional cargo? Regular schedules and dedicated space below the plane make commercial airlines an attractive option for couriers looking for a fast […]

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Keeping up with Fashion Logistics the Smarter Way

October 24, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

Supply Chain Logistics in the Ultra-Competitive Fashion Industry Fashion products have an incredibly short life cycle as retailers race to meet consumers needs in a hyper-competitive industry. Every year there are “must have” items. These items are typically determined by trends that have been set by celebrities ranging anywhere from Kylie Jenner to Kate Middleton. Often, these […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Logistically Speaking

October 19, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

If you’re in the logistics and retail industries, getting an early jump on the holidays is critical to managing your supply chain during peak shipping season. Logistically, everything kicks into high gear as we move freight back and forth in time for the profitable retail months of November and December. Whether for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, […]

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How to Execute a Successful Peak Shipping Season as a Retailer

As we enter the height of peak shipping season, it’s a good time to start preparing your game plan for next year. Yes, peak seasons – no matter the industry – take the entire year to effectively plan out and ensure efficiency. Whether you’re a business owner of an e-commerce or brick and mortar store […]

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How to save Time, Cut Costs and Expand Your Capacity with Freightcenter’s Help

You’re an online retailer with great products and loyal clientele, and you pride yourself on customer service and quality assurance. How do you take it to the next level? For example, how do you manage customer expectations when the online retail giants can deliver almost any product in almost any time frame? And how do […]

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