Frugal Shipping…Safe Shipping

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Frugal Shipping…Safe Shipping We’ve all read about or seen the videos of the mail carrier, or UPS person, or FedEx driver that throws, kicks, or slams a package across the porch.  All three of the carriers have disgruntled or bad employees just like any other large company.  Keep in mind, each driver delivers hundreds if…

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ZipShipit Adding UberRUSH As Carrier

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UberRUSH

Ground, 3-Day, 2-Day, Next Day delivery…as if that wasn’t enough, ZipShipit is proud to be adding UberRUSH to the family of carriers we have already amassed.  Soon if you live in New York City, Chicago, or San Francisco, with UberRUSH via ZipShipit you can have your packages delivered the same day within hours or minutes…

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Return Shipping Policies for Top Online Sellers

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Return Shipping Policies for the Top Online Sellers Millions of online purchases happen each day and there are hundreds of thousands of returns that are processed daily as well.  Return shipping policies for online purchases vary from retailer to retailer and it’s always good to review those policies for each retailer and each product.  Yes,…

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Free Return Shipping on Amazon? NOT!

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Just because a seller offers free shipping doesn’t mean the return shipping is free if you don’t like the product, it doesn’t fit, or it looks different in person than on the computer screen.  In other words, don’t assume that you’re getting free return shipping if what you ordered is just not exactly what you wanted….

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Tax Return Lost in the Mail? Don’t Let it Happen to You

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Thousands of tax returns are lost in the mail every year in one way or another.  With the millions of returns being sent in such a compressed timeframe, there is bound to be a few that are lost, damaged, or eaten by the dog chasing the mail carrier.  Keep in mind once you send your…

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Holy Ship! Shipping Secrets to Save

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Holy Ship

We’ve all shipped a package recently and realized the costs are going up and up. On average the shipping industry increases their retail rates at about 3%-4% per year and sometimes more. Though we don’t have control over the increases and we can’t just stop shipping, we can make sure we are shipping smartly. Below…

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13 Things to keep in mind about Holiday Shipping

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The holidays are here and it’s time to send those Christmas gifts to friends, family, and loved-ones across town and across the nation.  No matter how many years you’ve been shipping, the industry changes rules and regulations and we’re here to make sure you know what counts.  We want to make sure your presents get…

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2015

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The Holidays are almost here but so are your packages because you haven’t sent them yet.  Don’t worry you still have some time.  Take a look at the schedule below to get an idea of how long you can wait to send your gifts before you pay more for shipping than you did for the…

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Will UPS Inject “Surge” Pricing for the Holidays like Uber?

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Uber uses “Surge” pricing to set the rates for their fares…so as demand increase so does the rate for the same trip when demand is lower.  This is something the airlines and other industries have used for years as well.  UPS has been hinting at this for a number of years but we don’t think…

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Take a look at our intro video.  We hope it explains the essence of how ZipShipit can save our customers time and money.  We want to make shipping simple, convenient, competitive, and less expensive.

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