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Linnworks Becomes The First European Company To Earn Prestigious FedEx Accreditation

Will Bowes | April 11, 2017 | Comments

We are pleased to announce that Linnworks has become the first company in Europe to be accredited by FedEx. While this in itself is a huge achievement for our company, more importantly it will enable us to better align with FedEx and pass on the innovations pioneered by the international shipping provider, directly to our customer base.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce, Delivery, FedEx

Webinar | Optimising Delivery Processes for Increased Sales

Will Bowes | April 10, 2017 | Comments

To help you ensure your delivery process is working with you to increase your sales and improve customer satisfaction, Linnworks has teamed up with shipping experts Global Freight Solutions for an upcoming webinar. Taking place on 27th April at 2pm (BST), this webinar will include some valuable tips and advice that you can action straight away.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, Delivery, linnworks, webinar

Linnworks Now Integrates With Stamps.com

Will Bowes | March 2, 2017 | Comments

The Linnworks Shipping Team have been hard at work developing an integration with US-based shipping aggregator Stamps.com, and we are excited to announce that it has now been released. As one of the most-requested integrations from US-based sellers, we know that this new feature will be immensely popular with those looking to keep their shipping costs to a minimum.

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Topics: Linnworks News, Linnworks 'How To', Shipping & Fulfilment, Linnworks Updates

UK Courier Peak Delivery Schedules & Key Information for Christmas 2016

Aimee Goodsall | November 30, 2016 | Comments

Now that we’re fast approaching the busiest time of the year, we have compiled the delivery, return and collection schedules for some of the UK’s leading couriers, as well as their contact centre opening hours and other relevant information regarding the peak Christmas period.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce

What You Need To Know About Setting Up A Royal Mail Online Business Account

Aimee Goodsall | November 4, 2016 | Comments

One of the biggest challenges of growing an online business lies in managing an efficient shipping process. Ultimately, as your business scales, you will need the right tools in place to ensure you can effectively handle and dispatch an increasing number of sales orders, all the while reducing unnecessary pressure on your business. 

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce

The Cheapest Courier Services Available To Online Sellers

Aimee Goodsall | October 10, 2016 | Comments

The cost of shipping is a huge consideration for online sellers, ultimately because it can come at a significant expense to your business. While each shipping courier will base their shipping rates on a number of different factors and variables, for example the size and weight of a package, delivery requirements (same-day, next-day or standard), insurance and tracking, do keep in mind that many of them will be able to negotiate better rates, dependent on your business needs and how many parcels you ship.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce

How to save money on shipping: Advanced options for cheap delivery costs

Aimee Goodsall | July 12, 2016 | Comments

There’s no denying that delivery costs can weigh heavily on online sellers, and cut into the profit they make on every sale. The challenge is, charging customers too much for shipping can risk loss of business, while failing to charge enough can have a significant impact on your bottom line. For this reason, finding the best value delivery rates is a must!

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, ecommerce best practices, eCommerce, Delivery

Linnworks announce integration with Parcel Station

Aimee Goodsall | June 17, 2016 | Comments

The team at Linnworks are pleased to announce that we now integrate with shipping aggregator Parcel Station. This new integration provides Linnworks users with access to some of the lowest costs available in the UK courier market, even when selling internationally.

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Topics: Linnworks News, Shipping & Fulfilment

Seller Fulfilled Prime: Everything you need to know about Amazon MFN Prime

Aimee Goodsall | June 7, 2016 | Comments

In a bid to enhance both the customer and seller experience, Amazon has introduced MFN Prime, commonly referred to as Seller Fulfilled Prime, a programme that will provide many of their sellers with the opportunity to increase sales, by gaining access to Amazon Prime customers.

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Topics: Amazon, Shipping & Fulfilment, ecommerce best practices, selling on Amazon

Amazon FBA & eBay GSP: What you need to know about these international fulfilment services

Aimee Goodsall | May 9, 2016 | Comments

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Whether you're already selling internationally, or are reluctant to sell overseas due to the hassle and risk involved, an international fulfilment service might be a good fit for your business. Now while there are a host of options available to you when it comes to cross-border trade, both Amazon and eBay operate their own fulfilment programmes, and while it's not necessarily a case of Amazon FBA vs eBay GSP, it is worth understanding how they both operate and the benefits and disadvantages of each, should this be a route you decide to go down. 

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Topics: eBay, Amazon, Shipping & Fulfilment, Cross Border Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

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