5 Ways to Reducing Shipping Costs in the New Year

| Jake Rheude

Higher shipping costs not only harm your margins, but they may push away potential customers with a big appetite for online shopping. A bad experience or a high price could send them into the arms of your competitors. So what can you do to prevent this from happening? Here are 5 ways you can rein in high shipping costs.

Global Parcel Shipping Projected to Grow 20% by 2018

| Mike O'Brien

A new index from Pitney Bowes projects that global parcel shipping will increase 5%-7% per year, increasing 20% by 2018, driven largely by ecommerce growth. See what else the company discovered while surveying parcel shippers in 12 markets.

Retailers Get Creative in Peak Season Hiring in Tight Market

| Mike O'Brien

Heading into the thick of the temp hiring period for peak season, companies find themselves challenged by a tight labor market and competition for workers. See what Ascena Retail Group, American Eagle Outfitters and The Golf Warehouse are doing to address the issue.

PulseTV Sees Shipping Performance Gains

| Mike O'Brien

PulseTV, an online and catalog seller of discounted home goods, electronics and other products, has seen shipping performance gains by using OSM Worldwide. See how the merchant has been able to save money, improve service levels and cut down on customer service calls.