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UK Courier Peak Delivery Schedules & Key Information for Christmas 2016

Aimee Manning | 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 Manning | 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

Linnworks announce integration with Parcel Station

Aimee Manning | 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

Amazon FBA & eBay GSP: What You Need To Know About These International Fulfilment Services

Aimee Manning | May 9, 2016 | Comments

Whether you're already selling internationally, or are reluctant to sell overseas due to the hassle and risk involved, an international fulfilment service could be a good fit for your business.

What's more is that there are plenty of options available to you when it comes to outsourcing your fulfillment (you can view the list here), although two of the most notable are Amazon and eBay's own fulfilment programmes; FBA and eBay GSP.

Now 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 drawbacks of each.

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Topics: eBay, Amazon, Shipping & Fulfilment, Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplace, International Selling

Linnworks Release DHL Integration

Will Bowes | March 31, 2016 | Comments

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The Linnworks team are excited to announce the release of our brand new DHL Global Mail Integration. By adding DHL Global Mail to our ever expanding list of supported shipping couriers, we can offer more options to online sellers than ever before. 

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Topics: Linnworks News, Shipping & Fulfilment