eShipper Blog

5 Shipping Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Posted by Mo Datoo on Jan 19, 2017 4:00:00 AM

Shipping often takes a backseat when small business owners have to prioritize. While no one can be blamed for keeping a razor-sharp focus on growing sales, it pays to pay attention to how products get from Point A to Point B.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks, Shipping and Fulfillment

Why Your Business Needs a CRM (Hint: It Makes You Smart)

Posted by Imran Kermalli on Jan 17, 2017 4:00:00 AM

CRM makes you look smart. It helps you grow. It nurtures your leads. It inspires good habits.

Do you need more arguments in favor of using CRM, short for customer relationship management? The New Year seemed to have kicked off with a flurry of articles on the benefits of using small business CRM software.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

Who will Customers Blame for Missed Deliveries? You.

Posted by Sarah Kermalli on Jan 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM

Every time a courier fails to deliver at first attempt, the courier’s company takes a financial hit. The loss is counted in gasoline, transportation, manpower, customer service, and lost space on the delivery van, and amounts to an estimated $15.

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Topics: Shipping and Fulfillment, courier

Do You Have an Etsy Store? Start Saving on Shipping

Posted by Mo Datoo on Jan 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM

For most small business owner on Etsy, margins rule. Any savings – even if counted in cents – make a difference over time. This is especially true when it comes to shipping.

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Topics: Shipping and Fulfillment, eCommerce

eShipper Launches Home Delivery Service ― You Get to Name It

Posted by Mo Datoo on Jan 5, 2017 11:28:00 AM

You asked, we delivered!

In response to popular demand, eShipper is launching a Home Delivery service, unlike anything you’ve seen in the marketplace. If you have products that don’t fit on a skid, but are too large for a courier, our new Home Delivery service is tailor-made to meet your needs.

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Topics: Shipping and Fulfillment

Looking for a perfect LTL shipping partner – here are 4 telltale signs

Posted by Imran Kermalli on Jan 3, 2017 4:00:00 AM

Your less than truckload (LTL) shipping partner has got your back. The question is how do you know whether it’s a productive relationship when it comes to efficiency, cost savings, security, and all the other factors that make your business soar?

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And the Winner is: Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

Posted by Sarah Kermalli on Dec 29, 2016 4:00:00 AM

It has been a great ride. From the first Tuesday in January to the last Thursday of the year, eShipper has published a steady stream of helpful tips and useful insights into the art of shipping (if we may say so ourselves).

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Topics: Tips & Tricks, Shipping and Fulfillment, eCommerce, courier, LTL

What you need to get the best courier rates in Canada

Posted by Mo Datoo on Dec 27, 2016 4:00:00 AM

As we approach the end of 2016, it’s time to take a good look at how you secure the best courier rates in Canada. It’s not hard. We promise.

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Topics: Shipping and Fulfillment, courier

Spending Too Much on Small-Package Shipping? SmartePost Can Help

Posted by Imran Kermalli on Dec 22, 2016 4:00:00 AM

We know you’re smart. Now you can get even smarter and grow your business, all at the same time. This is where SmartePost enters the picture.

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Topics: Shipping and Fulfillment, eCommerce, courier

Study These Packaging Guidelines - and Pack Like an Expert

Posted by Sarah Kermalli on Dec 20, 2016 4:00:00 AM

Here’s a story on failed packaging that could've been easily avoided:

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