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June 20, 2019

1. Negotiate Intelligently with Your Carriers: All shipping carriers have volume-based pricing. In other words, the more you ship, the more you save. However, many small businesses don’t realize they might have leverage, too. The key is to understand where your discoun...

May 18, 2019

Print personalized color shipping labels from OnShip Advantage with your existing printers! No expensive color printers or costly pre-printed rolls of color labels required.

With OnShip, personalized color messages can be automatically added to every shipping labe...

April 20, 2019

Hint: There are lots of businesses that want them but can’t have them!

I was perusing a major e-commerce software website the other day thinking how wonderful it would be if their thousands of customers caught on to the fact that they will never, ever stop paying for th...

April 8, 2019

Every day, "rogue shippers" cause the company, educational institution or government agency they work for to hemorrhage several hundred to tens of thousands of dollars in excess shipping costs for everything from important legal documents to computer hardware being shi...

February 21, 2019

FP Mailing Systems officially launched OnShip 2.0 to a select group of dealers from across the country at their National Dealer Summit this month in Las Vegas!

FP dealers found solid value in many enhancements to OnShip 2.0.

One of 2.0's most popular features is O...

January 18, 2019

I received an email recently from a prospective client that contained a simple question:

Why OnShip?

Why indeed! There are hundreds (maybe even thousands!) of adequate shipping software products out there, written by hundreds (maybe even thousands!) of what I assume are...

December 20, 2018

Happy Holidays! Over this past year, we have received many inquiries requesting some magic way to reduce parcel/freight shipping costs and gain more visibility over shipping operations. Unfortunately, there's no magic wand that fixes everything in one fell swoop.

Howeve...

November 19, 2018

This checklist will help you eliminate undisclosed "gotcha fees" and those annoying post-sale "by the way, we forgot to tell you about this fee" calls:

  1. Multi-Carrier "Best Way" Parcel Rate Shopping:

    • Should include DHL, FedEx, UPS, USPS and key regional carr...

October 23, 2018

When shipping software shopping, one of the most critical factors in your decision will be whether you choose to deploy it on-premise or in the cloud.

Cloud-based shipping software is more common than ever before. Today, nearly every shipping software vendor offers some...

September 19, 2018

Today, businesses are looking for more ways to cut shipping costs beyond carrier discounts and automating processes. This month’s focus is to help you find potential issues in your shipping operation and offers solid suggestions to help solve them.

Here are a few questi...

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Personalized, Color Shipping Labels From Your Black & White Zebra Printer? YES!!

May 18, 2019

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