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ETS Express Inc. Opens New Production Facility in Concord, NC
February 2, 2016 at 4:39 pm

ETS Express Inc., Oxnard, Calif., announced that it has opened a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution facility in Concord, N.C. The new facility will increase ETS Express' decorating and distribution capacity, and play a role in supplying its…

iClick Announces New Free Shipping Program
January 22, 2016 at 4:01 pm

iClick, Seattle, has announced free shipping on all of its product line for 2016, including USB flash drives, power packs, mobile accessories, computer tech accessories and pens. In addition to iClick’s ReadyShip 24-hour production capabilities and no-rush charges, iClick continues to offer its three-day ship at ground rates. Free shipping will be for UPS Ground…

Vistaprint Launches Local Listings Feature
January 15, 2016 at 3:19 pm

Vistaprint, Lexington, Mass., announced the launch of Local Listings, a new way for businesses to get listed everywhere their customers are looking online. The new tool provides a complement to the company's printed marketing material offerings, and enhances Vistaprint's digital suite. Vistaprint has found that website customers who also have a Local Listings profile see…

FedEx Says Late Orders Contributed to Holiday Backup
December 30, 2015 at 6:33 pm

FedEx indicated that late delivery on some holiday packages was due to volumes that "far exceeded all previous records," according to The Boston Globe. Last week, the shipping company blamed bad weather for possible tardiness. FedEx said in a statement to The Boston Globe that it received "an unprecedented surge of last-minute e-commerce shipments," which…

Megaship Arrives at Port of Los Angeles
December 29, 2015 at 6:08 pm

Now that West Coast shipping ports are clear of the congestion that plagued them during the last two years, the largest container ship ever to arrive at a North American port has docked at the Port of Los Angeles. According to the Los Angeles…

Is Amazon Launching Its Own Air-delivery Cargo Service?
December 24, 2015 at 12:54 pm

Amazon wants to build its own air-delivery cargo service to avoid potential delays from third-party carriers, like UPS and FedEx, and is in negotiations to lease 20 Boeing 767 jets to further that goal, reports The Seattle Times...

Video: Promo Marketing Releases 2016 Buyer's Guide
December 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The 2016 Buyer's Guide is here! Complete with the most up-to-date supplier contact info and more, it can help you learn about new product solutions, find growth opportunities for your business and make 2016 the most successful year in your business'…

Cargo Ship Loses 12 Containers in San Francisco
December 16, 2015 at 3:42 pm

The U.S. Coast Guard warned mariners in the San Francisco Bay area to navigate with caution after a cargo ship lost 12 large containers in heavy seas last week. According to the SFGate, the Manoa, an 810-foot cargo…

4 Reasons Why Direct Mail Is Better Than Email Marketing
December 2, 2015 at 3:51 pm

Everyone is always trying to find new and creative ways of marketing. This may initially make direct marketing seem unattractive since so many businesses are getting away from it and investing in email marketing. This, however, is the very reason you have a better chance of standing out from the crowd. The following are four…

Experts Tell Sellers to Get Ready for USPS Rate Hike
November 25, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Shipping experts said sellers should start preparing immediately for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) rate hike that will take effect Jan. 17, 2016. The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) gave USPS the green light Nov. 13 for rates that will go up by as much as 23.5 percent for certain classes of mail that online sellers…