How to Survive COVID-19 as a small business

How to Survive COVID-19 As a Small Business

The COVID-19/Coronavirus situation has been a serious matter, and its effect on retailers across all industries has been palpable. We cover the pandemic’s impact on shipping and e-commerce in another […]

Offer Free Shipping to Sell More this Holiday Season

Including free shipping as part of your e-commerce shipping strategy this holiday season can potentially increase your sales. It’s also the best way to keep up with the online giants. It’s […]

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4 Ways SMBs Can Prepare for a Groundbreaking Holiday Season

It’s no surprise by now. COVID-19 has had a significant impact on e-commerce — from how, where, and when consumers are choosing to shop online. In order to better understand […]


best shipping company for a small business

Best Shipping Company for Small Business

Small business owners have to tackle a lot with a small team. The fulfillment and shipping process can often be an afterthought, but it’s important that even small teams get […]

2021 USPS Parcel Select Ground Shipping Rates

2021 Parcel Select Ground Shipping Rates

This article has been updated to reflect 2021 United States Postal Service parcel select ground rates, which went into effect on January 27, 2021. We’re continuing our breakdowns of the […]


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What is the Cheapest Way to Ship for a Small Business?

Keeping the cost of logistics low is important for small businesses. Whether you’re looking to expand your customer base or simply offer shipping services to existing customers, you need to […]

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What Are USPS Zones & How Do They Affect My Shipping?

With many carriers and services, sellers have options for how they ship. Understanding each carrier’s process can help you make the right decision for your unique business needs. If you […]


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How Splitting Orders Can Save On Shipping

Splitting orders for an e-commerce store can be a smart shipping strategy. It’s also something that is a crucial element of a robust shipping platform. ShippingEasy recently revamped our customers’ […]

What are USPS Flat Rate Boxes and How Can You Use Them?

Flat Rate Shipping: What Are USPS Flat Rate Boxes? [Updated for 2021]

Flat rate shipping is a highly underutilized shipping method because not all merchants know what options are available. We see the question all the time, “What are USPS Flat Rate […]


How to Provide Package Tracking Updates

Shipment tracking has become a standard e-commerce feature. Providing package tracking is commonplace for all online orders— not just large retailers. Our recent study found that 84% of consumers said […]

USPS International Shipping Options

Selling online allows businesses to reach customers virtually anywhere in the world. Taking your business global can expand your reach and boost profits, but the logistics of shipping internationally must […]