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Royal Mail & Parcelforce price increase: 2013

Royal Mail and Parcelforce increased prices on April 2, 2013. Shipwire seeks to provide the best shipping services and competitive rates for all our customers, so we have enabled Hermes for domestic UK shipments as an additional carrier option (see below for details). We are providing the following summary of the changes, an explanation of...
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USPS Saves Saturday Parcel Delivery Service

It seems that every second day you see a new negative press mention of USPS being bankrupt, closing a branch, arguing with congressional regulators over how to manage the business, or making a case in the press that their pension costs are being incorrectly allocated. But today, the USPS did something fantastic. They saved Saturday parcel deliveries.
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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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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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New Features: Product Aliases, Product Bundles & More

We’re constantly working to improve the experience for our customers here at Shipwire. Internally, our unofficial motto is “Build the Road,” which simply means that everyone at the company is committed to designing a repeatable and elegant infrastructure, thus ensuring a smoother path for those who follow. The mindset is no different on the product side - our development team always has its ears to the ground and values what you, our customers, have to say about Shipwire. We want your experience to be world class. The new features we’ve just rolled out are more proof of this: You spoke and we listened. Read on to find out more about these recent additions.
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