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5 lessons to learn from the LA port strike

Here are 5 important lessons to learn from the recent strike by Los Angeles and Long Beach port clerks, which shut down 10 of the 14 terminals. Nearly a third of all container-packed U.S. shipments are processed between the two ports, so this strike affected everyone from small product brands to Fortune 500s.
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Holiday shipping reminders: inventory and ASNs

The holiday season is quickly approaching which means it is important to keep track of your inventory levels for each of your distribution points. The Shipwire dashboard makes it really easy to monitor your inventory levels for each location and also provides you with tools to alert you should you start to get low.
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Pumpkin pie and Shipwire product update

What’s better than a slice of homemade pumpkin pie to go with a hearty holiday meal? You guessed right: another Shipwire software product update. Read on to learn more about how we've improved order-hold functionality, your spreadsheet upload experience, and added the ability to delay automated orders.
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Cyber Monday: Is your online store ready?

Cyber Monday was born in 2005, when Shop.org, the online arm of the National Retail Federation (NRF), noticed a trend of online sales jumping on the Monday following Thanksgiving, keeping up the momentum of shopping kicked off by Black Friday. Fast forward seven years later, and Cyber Monday is expected to approach a haul of…
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OpenCart order fulfillment with Shipwire!

Another week, another new e-commerce fulfillment integration. This time, we are happy to announce an integration to help you with your OpenCart order fulfillment. This integration is released and managed by Clear Thinking, a leading extension developer for OpenCart. You can see our help page for this release, including installation instructions, in our OpenCart Support…
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USPS to resume international shipping of Lithium batteries

The United States Postal Service has announced that starting November 15th, they will once again be accepting international shipments of products containing Lithium batteries. Earlier this year, USPS banned Lithium battery shipments to all international destinations as they posed a fire hazard when improperly packaged. This information is especially important for merchants hoping to send…
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Top holiday e-commerce & shipping tips: Part 1

Every year the holidays are the most important time of the year for merchants, and 2012 is no different. This year, holiday sales are expected to increase by 4.1%, which is above average for the last decade. Getting a piece of this $586 billion (with a B) pie is on everyone's minds, but only those…
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