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New Shipping Carrier: UPS Canada

Another Eh-fficient Addition If you’re a Canadian shipping orders in the great white north, UPS Canada’s robust network is now an available carrier option with Ordoro! And expect more integrations — both sales and supply side — in the not so distant future. Start shipping in the second largest land mass now!

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Fulfillment Trends to Watch for This Year

Over the past few years, ecommerce has rapidly changed, adjusting to consumers that are increasingly headed online to buy. And as the online selling game reacts to changing behavior, fulfillment — storing and shipping your product — inevitably does the same. The holiday season is pretty much finished, and now it’s time to look to this year. […]

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Rate Increases for FedEx and UPS

Both UPS and FedEx (and USPS in a little less than month) are upping their shipping rates. UPS changes took effect a day after Christmas, and FedEx’s are arriving just after New Year’s Day (January 2nd). Here’s just how much each of their methods have bumped up. UPS Percent Increase by Method FedEx Percent Increase by Method […]

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Ordoro 3: DHL International Shipping

Go Global We would be remiss not to include a shiny new shipping integration with Ordoro 3 — we’ve integrated with international shipping carrier DHL, which stands for some “damn hyperconnected logistics.” Tap their robust global network to get your orders from shelf to the world. Get shipping! Watch It Live Over the past month, […]

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Discounted FedEx and UPS Insurance via Ordoro

Protect Your Orders and Your Wallet FedEx and UPS have their own shipping insurance (sometimes called liability), but we have also our own. If you’ve been purchasing insurance straight through them to protect your orders, protect your wallet as well by buying through Ordoro. Priced at a nice, round $2, it’s now cheaper to purchase your […]

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Preventing Returns Through Policy and Product

The return of the holiday season marks the return of one of e-retailers’ most despised pains — returns. But before we get into how to handle them, it’s better to talk about how to best reduce the risk of them occurring. As ecommerce takes off, it’s inevitable that the rate of returns follows suit; more […]

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Increases in Shipping Costs and This Year’s Shipping Cut-Offs

Two thing’s are certain about ecommerce: it’s non-stop growth and non-stop hikes in shipping costs. Gifts from Santa and a happy new year aren’t the only things you can expect at the end of the holiday season. USPS, FedEx, and UPS are upping their rates on their services. Here’s what to expect. USPS USPS increased their […]

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Begin Test Driving Your Shipping Rate Strategy Now

With the holidays on the horizon, it’s time to test drive some scalable shipping strategies that are ready to deploy when the peak selling season — November and December — arrives. There are many parts to a shipping strategy, like selecting a carrier and managing returns, but perhaps the most important of all is how you […]

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An Upcoming USPS Rate Change to Be Aware Of

  Quick heads up for your bottom-line! The biggest changes to USPS shipping rates arrived last January, but when the clock strikes midnight on August 28 (this Sunday), USPS will greenlight yet another rate change. Uptick in Lightweight, First Class Rates First Class shipping is extremely cost-effective for many e-retailers that handle extremely lightweight products. But it’s […]

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Killing Off Unwanted Inventory

The title may sound brutal, but excess inventory is no trivial matter, as any retailer experiences eventually. Whether or not it’s worse than a stockout is debatable, but one thing is for sure: inventory that isn’t sold is cash that’s tied up. Inventory is most likely your biggest investment. The longer you hold onto it, the […]

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