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The Cheapest Courier Services Available To Online Sellers [2018]

Aimee Goodsall | October 9, 2017 | Comments

With your delivery costs having an impact on both your profit margins and customer satisfaction, it’s crucial that you’re aware of the best and cheapest courier service for your business.

Here’s the thing; while each shipping courier will base their delivery costs on various different factors, including the weight and dimensions of a package, delivery requirements – same-day, next-day, chosen-day or standard – as well as insurance and tracking options, the good news is that many of them will be able to negotiate better rates, depending on your business needs and the number of parcels you dispatch.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce

How To Reduce Your Shipping Costs

Aimee Goodsall | August 24, 2017 | Comments

As an online seller, you will no doubt be doing all you can to cut back on unnecessary business costs and increase your bottom line. But how much thought have you put into reducing your shipping costs?

Here’s the thing - charging your customers too much for their delivery can risk loss of business, while failing to charge enough can cut into your profits.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce, eCommerce Best Practices

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: FedEx, Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce

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

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