How e-retailers can save time and money shipping this season

A few tweaks can make a big difference, says a shipping software vendor.

Amy Dusto

E-retailers expecting a spike in orders this holiday season can save time and money with a few quick adjustments to their shipping strategies, says Curtis Mitchell, director of business development at shipping software company ShipStation.

“As soon as they start hearing Christmas music, they need to be ready for the early shoppers,” he says. “They really need to think about getting their products out there as quickly as they can.” ShipStation provides a web-hosted, software-as-a-service shipping system designed to integrate with a retailer’s e-commerce, e-marketplaces and comparison shopping sites, combining all orders into a single system for printing shipping labels.

Mitchell offers the following tips to retailers preparing for the holidays:


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