Dimensional Weight Pricing

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Packaging Your E-Commerce Shipments For Premium Shoppers

Shorr Packaging surveyed hundreds of adult e-commerce shoppers representing a cross-section of Americans for our January E-Commerce Packaging Preferences Survey. Our aim was to understand consumer preferences around custom packaging and how shopping frequency and spending impacts these preferences. We found that Premium Shoppers (customers who spend more than $200 per month) place a value …

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The Amazon Effect: Impacts On Shipping And Retail

When it was first founded in 1994, Amazon.com was operating out of founder Jeff Bezos’ garage and earning $20,000 per week in sales within two months. Twenty-one years later, Amazon has 154,100 full-time employees and earned nearly $90 billion in revenue in 2014; and they’re widely known as ‘The Everything Store’, especially with Amazon Marketplace enabling sellers …

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Optimize Your Packaging For Dim Weight Pricing

Dimensional weight is the newest measurement for calculating shipping fees on all ground packages that are less than 3-cubic feet. Dim-weight pricing is based on a shipment’s volume rather than its actual weight. The new pricing structure is already being used by major carriers, including FedEx, UPS and DHL. Want to protect yourself from the …

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The Costs And Benefits Of Custom Packaging For Ecommerce

Start-ups and ecommerce sites have plenty of places where they can invest their money. Advertising, adding staff, product development- the list goes on and on, and it’s easy to argue that custom packaging simply isn’t worth the cost (which can range from three cents for a plastic bag to thirty cents for a folding carton, …

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