James Messer, Author at ShippingEasy
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 […]

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 […]

FedEx Peak Surcharges for June, 2021: What to Know

FedEx peak surcharges impacting both Express and Ground services will go into effect on June 21st, 2021. Some of these are continuations of earlier surcharges while others are increased rates.  […]


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Selling and Shipping Supplements and Vitamins Online

When you make the decision to sell new products online, you want to consider both the likelihood of successful selling as well as how easy those products will be to […]

Prepaid Return Labels vs Scan-Based Return Labels

Not every carrier treats returns differently. By default, if you pay for an outbound label upon creation, you also pay for any subsequent return label upon creation, too. Subsequently, any […]


How to Prepare for Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

With the end of the holiday season coming to a close soon, last-minute shoppers are about to start their shopping spree for gifts. While the past few years has seen […]

How Small and Medium Businesses Can Increase Sales in 2020

2020 has introduced new challenges to merchants running a small or medium-sized business. Despite large online marketplaces’ massive sales, consumers are more than willing to help small businesses. We partnered […]


2020 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for the US

Ensuring your customers get their packages in time is always a top priority. However, during the holiday season, it can become even more important. If someone doesn’t get their holiday […]