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New FedEx Peak Surcharges

New FedEx Peak Surcharges Every e-Commerce Business Needs to Know

It is usually pretty normal to experience delays or increased charges when it comes to mail. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic, mailing services struggle to deliver packages quickly.  Because of these obstacles, there has been a surcharge added to mail being delivered by FedEx. Due to high volumes, demand, and operating costs, FedEx has experienced …

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UPS peak surcharges

New UPS Updates to Peak Charges

Effective as of June 13th, 2021, UPS has updated and increased the Peak Surcharges applied to certain international shipments originating from Asia, including Japan. All other previously announced Peak Surcharges will remain unchanged.  There’s typically a peak season for UPS where the demand for products, services, and shipping capacity is significantly higher than average. However, …

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Amazon Prime Day 2021

Amazon Prime Day: Everything You Need to Know Past and Present

Amazon Prime Day: Past and Present It’s June and that means something HUGE for e-Commerce: Prime Day! Prime Day is back, and Amazon recently announced the official date. In 2021, Prime Day(s) will be June 21st and 22nd.  Retailers and customers alike are more than thrilled for this year’s Prime Day.  For sellers, that means …

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omnichannel vs multichannel eCommerce

Omnichannel vs. Multichannel Retail: What’s the Difference?

Two of the most common eCommerce terms floating around are “Omnichannel” and “Multichannel”. If you simply head to the internet for a description of each, these two concepts can seem quite similar at first. In reality, they present key differences that every eCommerce seller should know.  Businesses in several industries continue to move online, combining …

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Apple and Google’s Privacy Updates

Apple and Google’s Privacy Updates: How They Affect eCommerce Retailers

Data privacy has been an ongoing challenge since the eCommerce era began. In the beginning, the only concern was that personal information and bank accounts were protected. Now, users are demanding even more protection and that includes ad tracking.  With ad tracking, eCommerce retailers have been able to up their game and reach hundreds, if …

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Third-Party Logistics Integrations

Multi-Channel Inventory Management: Third-Party Logistics Integrations

Inventory management is a critical eCommerce operation for multichannel sellers.  It’s important to automatically and accurately track inventory, especially when using a third-party logistics provider.  Listing Mirror simplifies inventory syncing with an abundance of 3PL integrations. We can sync with these external inventory sources on a user-configurable schedule to pick up external inventory changes. Today, …

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