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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Three Ways To Reduce Claims (And Boost Profits)

    With a business to run, the last thing one needs to worry about is packages that don't make it to anxious customers. Here's the three-step Compass Online guide to minimizing package problems and, if the unexpected happens, handling problems efficiently. If the company faces packaging challenges on a larger scale,...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    UPS WorldShip Takes To The Air: Meet Your Multipurpose Tool For Virtually Every Shipment

    Shipping a jet engine is as easy as shipping an Express envelope, with the full range of air freight solutions now available from the state-of-the-art shipping tool, UPS WorldShip. Are you making the most of it? Think of it as the Swiss Army knife of the shipping world. You already...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Don't Touch That Phone: There's A New Way To Get Shipping Support, Fast, At Ups.com

    It always happens at the worst possible moment. You encounter an unexpected shipping challenge, and you need answers, fast. There's important business for your company on the line, and you don't have time to make a call and explain the whole scenario to a customer service representative. Where can you...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    5 Supply Chain Trends For 2010 And How To Use Them To Your Advantage

    As the economy starts its slow recovery, one will want to look for opportunities to position ones business as a leader and continue to benefit from efficiency measures. No matter what its size, your company's supply chain is an integral part of ones operation - and offers both opportunities and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Everything You Wanted To Know About Customs Brokerage

    Confused about the role of customs brokers? Here are answers to your questions. The world is getting smaller. And international trade is booming. You may know that customs brokers can help get your shipments through customs efficiently, but how do they do it? Compass Online asks a few questions. UPS...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    With Packaging, Small Changes Can Add Up To Big Savings

    When most people think about packaging, they typically think about damages, claim problems or dimensional weight charges. Instead, let's think about solutions - ones that go beyond solving the immediate problem and actually improve business processes. At the UPS Package Design and Test Lab, the authors often help customers create...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Get Paid Faster And More Securely With UPS Capital

    E-commerce businesses face added risk of credit card fraud with each transaction. UPS Capital has joined up with Cardinal Commerce to offer two new security solutions: Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code. These products enable customers to authenticate their purchases with a PIN during an online transaction. Authentication before...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Let Customers Manage Their Own Shipping From Your e-Commerce Website

    In these days of shopping-oriented search engines and increasingly web-savvy customers, it's hard enough to get customers to arrive at your e-commerce website at all. When they do arrive, and if they like what you have to offer, the last thing you need to do is raise barriers that keep...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    From Tiny Shop To Global Empire, Skates On Haight Lands Quite A Trick

    At the original location of Skates on Haight in San Francisco, the vibe is laid-back, the music is pumpin', and the walls are tricked out with skateboards from floor to ceiling. It's a celebration of a most American pastime that grew into a worldwide action sport. Roller skating is the...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Delivery Change Options - July 2009 Updates

    UPS provides the most extensive portfolio of Delivery Change Options for both shippers (via UPS Delivery Intercept) and receivers (via Delivery Change Requests). Shippers and receivers can take advantage of these services to make changes to the planned delivery of a package. Options include Deliver to Another Address, Reschedule Delivery,...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Which UPS Shipping System Is Right For You?

    It's perhaps the most commonly asked question by shippers who have decided to ship with UPS: What's the best shipping system for my needs? And though there are many specialized shipping systems available, most customers have their needs met by one of just three solutions: UPS Internet Shipping, UPS WorldShip...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Ask The Expert: All About Packaging Materials

    Kraft paper may be torn off packages as they proceed through the hubs on conveyor belts. A package without its Kraft paper covering becomes a package without shipping information on it. That's bad for you, and it's bad for us. The good news is that those boxes covered in writing...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Stop Online Credit Card Fraud In Its Tracks

    Online businesses often deal with considerable risks when it comes to credit card fraud. Without the presence of the actual credit card and signed sales receipt during a transaction, the possibility for fraud is much higher. That's why UPS Capital teamed with CardinalCommerce Corp. to offer Verified by Visa and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top 10 Shipping Tips For 2010

    By consulting an experienced third-party logistics provider (3PL), the business can gain valuable expert guidance and access to world-class tools and services that might otherwise be beyond the reach of most small- and medium-sized businesses. Research the options, and identify a partner with the experience and solutions to serve as...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Containing Costs While Connecting With Customers

    Iron Pony, a multichannel retailer of motorcycle parts, apparel and accessories, has revived the hearts of cycling enthusiasts for 31 years. When Iron Pony restructured its superstore and catalog operations, billing for the company's UPS account number - which represents 1,000 to 3,000 outbound packages per month - became cumbersome...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Red Wing Hits Its Stride With UPS

    Top boot manufacturer finds international turnkey solution in UPS Trade Direct. For a century, Red Wing Shoe Co. Inc., based in the Mississippi River town of Red Wing, Minn., has been turning out premium-quality leather work boots for workers from the docks of the Pacific to the skyscrapers of Manhattan....

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Shipping Science

    Founded in 1985, Medifacts International is a third-party lab on the cutting edge of medicine and the cusp of tomorrow's cures. The global operation specializes in cardiovascular research and core laboratory services for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. For Medifacts, package flow follows several UPS service plans, including UPS...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    A Sports Manufacturer Hits A Supply Chain Management Home Run

    With Flex Global View from UPS, Mizuno USA can track its freight shipments from Asia to North America - and any stop in between. Mizuno was established in Osaka, Japan, in 1906, by Rihachi Mizuno. Today, the parent company ventures into every corner of the sports world. On a good...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Taking The Plunge Into Exporting? Uncle Sam Is Right Behind You

    With a clear export strategy, getting started in worldwide business might be easier than you think. Bob Mraz is a 21st-century jetsetter - sealing deals in Abu Dhabi one week, Santiago the next and Moscow the third. That's because his employer, TW Metals - a UPS customer based in Exton,...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Is The Global Solution Right For You?

    Doing business overseas can bring big savings on labor costs - but plenty of risks as well. Outsourcing is fraught with risk. The problems can include everything from bad weather to congested ports, unreliable suppliers and changing government regulations. Working with overseas suppliers also requires careful attention to product quality...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Roses Are ... Brown? Flower Imports Showcase International Logistics

    UPS is the largest cargo carrier into Miami International Airport. For big holidays, UPS adds flights. For example, during the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, UPS adds 13 flights of its Boeing 757 and 767 "Brown tails" - all temperature controlled - to ship about 7 million roses, most...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    New To Exporting? Let UPS Help

    Conducting international business can seem overwhelming. But if you have a product (or service) that you can sell to overseas customers, don't be put off too easily - especially when there's help available. Exporting can be scary for the novice, but UPS can help. Small businesses have three basic concerns...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Now More Than Ever, Canada Calls For U.S. Exporters

    Economics and policies align for exporting to Canada. Much of the exporting world seems to be on a fast boat to China, but export experts urge businesses to remember that the real exporting star for U.S. businesses remains Canada. Favorable trade policies, current economic conditions and similar cultures between the...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Latin America: Hungry For Your Products

    Latin America's burgeoning economies and increasingly open trade regulations have given the region a healthy appetite for everything from toothpaste to refrigerators. And that's good news for American companies looking to grow their exports. Collectively, the region's economies are growing at an average annual rate of 5 percent, while the...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Your State, Your Export Partner

    With an assist from their state governments, small businesses can graduate from domestic to global. It has long been the case that the biggest U.S. states boast economies that rival those of entire countries. Now, individual states have become increasingly sophisticated in their approach to global trade, actively assisting companies...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    To Make A Profit On eBay, Consider UPS

    If you want to make money on eBay, positive customer feedback is the key to success - the more, the better. That's why shipping is essential to what you do. If you provide a positive shipping experience, your customers are more likely to be satisfied. High ratings from buyers can...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Your Everyday UPS Tools Can Manage Your Freight Shipments, Too

    The same technology you use for shipping and tracking your UPS packages can look after your freight shipments just as easily - without add-ons or retraining. You can create and manage UPS Freight shipments on tools you may already use, including UPS WorldShip, UPS Internet Shipping (shipping at ups.com), and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Brown Deeply Rooted In Going Green: Some Of The Many Ways UPS Conserves

    UPS has been carving out ways to improve efficiencies for more than 100 years. It wasn't always called being "Green," but the idea of being a more environmentally responsible and efficient company is deeply rooted at UPS. In these difficult economic times, efficiency becomes even more critical. This paper explains...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    New International Returns Services And Electronic Commercial Invoices Streamline Global Shipping

    It's never been easier to sell globally, from Shanghai to Sheboygan. Now with the most comprehensive international returns service in the industry, UPS makes it easier for your company to sell products globally. The expanded UPS Returns service is now available to 98 countries and territories. The service enables a...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Making The Leap From Retail To e-Tail

    Internet selling is easier than ever. Yahoo!'s popular and easy-to-use Merchant Solutions service provides everything you need to set up and run a successful online store-hosting, an online "Shopping cart" for customers and order processing. For its basic e-commerce package, Yahoo! charges a $50 setup fee, $39.95 a month and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Why The Size Of Your Business Doesn't Matter On The Internet

    The Internet expands service for companies large and small. As online retailing flourishes, companies large and small are finding that the Internet can be a great way to build strong relationships with customers. UPS is often a big part of making those ties even stronger. With Yahoo! Merchant Solutions, a...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Which Return Service Is Right For You?

    Pre-printed, electronic or online return labels? With UPS, you decide what helps you and your customers. Whatever the nature of your business, you have no doubt given much thought to your shipping options. But have you addressed another important part of your interaction with customers - the returns process? A...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Sweat The Small Stuff: Now Is The Time To Focus On The Details To Better Manage Risk

    In today's economy, companies cannot afford to overlook even the smallest details when it comes to protecting their assets. But did you know that minor oversights, such as an incorrect shipping number or poor reporting systems, can waste thousands - or even millions - of dollars a year? The good...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    A Clothing Retailer Relies On UPS And Yahoo! To Keep Its Business Free Of Labor Pains

    The Due Maternity franchise ships exclusively with UPS, in part because UPS WorldShip runs seamlessly on Apple computers. A fleet of Macs runs the business, while the Yahoo! platform powers the online store. WorldShip can automatically print the labels for customer orders, while the integration with Yahoo! lets Due update...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The Short-Order Chef With The Long Reach

    Philly Food is a Philadelphia-based food shipping service that cooks, packs and delivers authentic local delicacies across the United States. Disappointed with his former shipper, owner Joe Kubicky needed a reliable next-day carrier that could get his perishable shipments to their destinations the next morning. Philly Food turned to UPS...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Zoom-Zoom! Express And International Shipping Options Help Car Dealerships Accelerate Business

    Mazda dealerships rely on a variety of shipping options to maximize efficiency and enhance customer service. In Pelham, Ala., Med Center Mazda's parts and accessories store offers six domestic and five worldwide UPS shipping options to meet customers' needs. In Portland, Ore., Ron Tonkin Mazda uses UPS Next Day Air...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    UPS Ready Solution Simplifies Florist's Shipping Arrangement

    In 2003, the Vermont Teddy Bear Co. purchased online florist Calyx & Corolla. The new owner determined that the florist needed a centralized shipping management solution to integrate with the parent company's business system, Avexxis Enterprise. Kewill Flagship, a scalable, enterprise-level shipping management solution, cut costs and minimized maintenance while...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    A Camera-Repair Business Focuses On Customer Service

    United Camera & Binocular Repair Corp., based in Bensenville, Ill., used to manually update online repair and shipping status several times a day. The company reached out to its longtime shipping partner, UPS, to provide automated shipment and tracking information to United Camera's database. Now employees can spend less time...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The Muscle Behind The Mustang: Shipping 'Pony' Accessories Around The World

    North American Tuning, a young online company that sells aftermarket car parts, needed an efficient way to ship domestically and internationally. Owner Nick Romain turned to UPS WorldShip to process orders and access customs documentation for both smaller packages and freight shipments. By visiting the Tools & Forms page on...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Tie-Dye Specialist Blends Social And Business Goals With Help From UPS

    Dharma Trading Co., a textile-crafts retailer founded in 1969, needed to streamline business as it moved into digital times. Longtime shipping partner UPS introduced Dharma Trading to its flagship shipping system UPS WorldShip, UPS Freight and the UPS Customer Technology Program. Dharma Trading improved productivity and now has the ability...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Three Ways To Reduce Claims (And Boost Profits)

    With a business to run, the last thing one needs to worry about is packages that don't make it to anxious customers. Here's the three-step Compass Online guide to minimizing package problems and, if the unexpected happens, handling problems efficiently. If the company faces packaging challenges on a larger scale,...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    UPS WorldShip Takes To The Air: Meet Your Multipurpose Tool For Virtually Every Shipment

    Shipping a jet engine is as easy as shipping an Express envelope, with the full range of air freight solutions now available from the state-of-the-art shipping tool, UPS WorldShip. Are you making the most of it? Think of it as the Swiss Army knife of the shipping world. You already...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Don't Touch That Phone: There's A New Way To Get Shipping Support, Fast, At Ups.com

    It always happens at the worst possible moment. You encounter an unexpected shipping challenge, and you need answers, fast. There's important business for your company on the line, and you don't have time to make a call and explain the whole scenario to a customer service representative. Where can you...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    5 Supply Chain Trends For 2010 And How To Use Them To Your Advantage

    As the economy starts its slow recovery, one will want to look for opportunities to position ones business as a leader and continue to benefit from efficiency measures. No matter what its size, your company's supply chain is an integral part of ones operation - and offers both opportunities and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Everything You Wanted To Know About Customs Brokerage

    Confused about the role of customs brokers? Here are answers to your questions. The world is getting smaller. And international trade is booming. You may know that customs brokers can help get your shipments through customs efficiently, but how do they do it? Compass Online asks a few questions. UPS...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    With Packaging, Small Changes Can Add Up To Big Savings

    When most people think about packaging, they typically think about damages, claim problems or dimensional weight charges. Instead, let's think about solutions - ones that go beyond solving the immediate problem and actually improve business processes. At the UPS Package Design and Test Lab, the authors often help customers create...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Get Paid Faster And More Securely With UPS Capital

    E-commerce businesses face added risk of credit card fraud with each transaction. UPS Capital has joined up with Cardinal Commerce to offer two new security solutions: Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code. These products enable customers to authenticate their purchases with a PIN during an online transaction. Authentication before...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Let Customers Manage Their Own Shipping From Your e-Commerce Website

    In these days of shopping-oriented search engines and increasingly web-savvy customers, it's hard enough to get customers to arrive at your e-commerce website at all. When they do arrive, and if they like what you have to offer, the last thing you need to do is raise barriers that keep...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    From Tiny Shop To Global Empire, Skates On Haight Lands Quite A Trick

    At the original location of Skates on Haight in San Francisco, the vibe is laid-back, the music is pumpin', and the walls are tricked out with skateboards from floor to ceiling. It's a celebration of a most American pastime that grew into a worldwide action sport. Roller skating is the...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Delivery Change Options - July 2009 Updates

    UPS provides the most extensive portfolio of Delivery Change Options for both shippers (via UPS Delivery Intercept) and receivers (via Delivery Change Requests). Shippers and receivers can take advantage of these services to make changes to the planned delivery of a package. Options include Deliver to Another Address, Reschedule Delivery,...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Which UPS Shipping System Is Right For You?

    It's perhaps the most commonly asked question by shippers who have decided to ship with UPS: What's the best shipping system for my needs? And though there are many specialized shipping systems available, most customers have their needs met by one of just three solutions: UPS Internet Shipping, UPS WorldShip...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Ask The Expert: All About Packaging Materials

    Kraft paper may be torn off packages as they proceed through the hubs on conveyor belts. A package without its Kraft paper covering becomes a package without shipping information on it. That's bad for you, and it's bad for us. The good news is that those boxes covered in writing...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Containing Costs While Connecting With Customers

    Iron Pony, a multichannel retailer of motorcycle parts, apparel and accessories, has revived the hearts of cycling enthusiasts for 31 years. When Iron Pony restructured its superstore and catalog operations, billing for the company's UPS account number - which represents 1,000 to 3,000 outbound packages per month - became cumbersome...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Red Wing Hits Its Stride With UPS

    Top boot manufacturer finds international turnkey solution in UPS Trade Direct. For a century, Red Wing Shoe Co. Inc., based in the Mississippi River town of Red Wing, Minn., has been turning out premium-quality leather work boots for workers from the docks of the Pacific to the skyscrapers of Manhattan....

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Shipping Science

    Founded in 1985, Medifacts International is a third-party lab on the cutting edge of medicine and the cusp of tomorrow's cures. The global operation specializes in cardiovascular research and core laboratory services for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. For Medifacts, package flow follows several UPS service plans, including UPS...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    A Sports Manufacturer Hits A Supply Chain Management Home Run

    With Flex Global View from UPS, Mizuno USA can track its freight shipments from Asia to North America - and any stop in between. Mizuno was established in Osaka, Japan, in 1906, by Rihachi Mizuno. Today, the parent company ventures into every corner of the sports world. On a good...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Taking The Plunge Into Exporting? Uncle Sam Is Right Behind You

    With a clear export strategy, getting started in worldwide business might be easier than you think. Bob Mraz is a 21st-century jetsetter - sealing deals in Abu Dhabi one week, Santiago the next and Moscow the third. That's because his employer, TW Metals - a UPS customer based in Exton,...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Is The Global Solution Right For You?

    Doing business overseas can bring big savings on labor costs - but plenty of risks as well. Outsourcing is fraught with risk. The problems can include everything from bad weather to congested ports, unreliable suppliers and changing government regulations. Working with overseas suppliers also requires careful attention to product quality...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Roses Are ... Brown? Flower Imports Showcase International Logistics

    UPS is the largest cargo carrier into Miami International Airport. For big holidays, UPS adds flights. For example, during the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, UPS adds 13 flights of its Boeing 757 and 767 "Brown tails" - all temperature controlled - to ship about 7 million roses, most...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    New To Exporting? Let UPS Help

    Conducting international business can seem overwhelming. But if you have a product (or service) that you can sell to overseas customers, don't be put off too easily - especially when there's help available. Exporting can be scary for the novice, but UPS can help. Small businesses have three basic concerns...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Now More Than Ever, Canada Calls For U.S. Exporters

    Economics and policies align for exporting to Canada. Much of the exporting world seems to be on a fast boat to China, but export experts urge businesses to remember that the real exporting star for U.S. businesses remains Canada. Favorable trade policies, current economic conditions and similar cultures between the...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Latin America: Hungry For Your Products

    Latin America's burgeoning economies and increasingly open trade regulations have given the region a healthy appetite for everything from toothpaste to refrigerators. And that's good news for American companies looking to grow their exports. Collectively, the region's economies are growing at an average annual rate of 5 percent, while the...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Your State, Your Export Partner

    With an assist from their state governments, small businesses can graduate from domestic to global. It has long been the case that the biggest U.S. states boast economies that rival those of entire countries. Now, individual states have become increasingly sophisticated in their approach to global trade, actively assisting companies...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    To Make A Profit On eBay, Consider UPS

    If you want to make money on eBay, positive customer feedback is the key to success - the more, the better. That's why shipping is essential to what you do. If you provide a positive shipping experience, your customers are more likely to be satisfied. High ratings from buyers can...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Your Everyday UPS Tools Can Manage Your Freight Shipments, Too

    The same technology you use for shipping and tracking your UPS packages can look after your freight shipments just as easily - without add-ons or retraining. You can create and manage UPS Freight shipments on tools you may already use, including UPS WorldShip, UPS Internet Shipping (shipping at ups.com), and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Brown Deeply Rooted In Going Green: Some Of The Many Ways UPS Conserves

    UPS has been carving out ways to improve efficiencies for more than 100 years. It wasn't always called being "Green," but the idea of being a more environmentally responsible and efficient company is deeply rooted at UPS. In these difficult economic times, efficiency becomes even more critical. This paper explains...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    New International Returns Services And Electronic Commercial Invoices Streamline Global Shipping

    It's never been easier to sell globally, from Shanghai to Sheboygan. Now with the most comprehensive international returns service in the industry, UPS makes it easier for your company to sell products globally. The expanded UPS Returns service is now available to 98 countries and territories. The service enables a...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Making The Leap From Retail To e-Tail

    Internet selling is easier than ever. Yahoo!'s popular and easy-to-use Merchant Solutions service provides everything you need to set up and run a successful online store-hosting, an online "Shopping cart" for customers and order processing. For its basic e-commerce package, Yahoo! charges a $50 setup fee, $39.95 a month and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Why The Size Of Your Business Doesn't Matter On The Internet

    The Internet expands service for companies large and small. As online retailing flourishes, companies large and small are finding that the Internet can be a great way to build strong relationships with customers. UPS is often a big part of making those ties even stronger. With Yahoo! Merchant Solutions, a...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Which Return Service Is Right For You?

    Pre-printed, electronic or online return labels? With UPS, you decide what helps you and your customers. Whatever the nature of your business, you have no doubt given much thought to your shipping options. But have you addressed another important part of your interaction with customers - the returns process? A...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Stop Online Credit Card Fraud In Its Tracks

    Online businesses often deal with considerable risks when it comes to credit card fraud. Without the presence of the actual credit card and signed sales receipt during a transaction, the possibility for fraud is much higher. That's why UPS Capital teamed with CardinalCommerce Corp. to offer Verified by Visa and...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top 10 Shipping Tips For 2010

    By consulting an experienced third-party logistics provider (3PL), the business can gain valuable expert guidance and access to world-class tools and services that might otherwise be beyond the reach of most small- and medium-sized businesses. Research the options, and identify a partner with the experience and solutions to serve as...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Sweat The Small Stuff: Now Is The Time To Focus On The Details To Better Manage Risk

    In today's economy, companies cannot afford to overlook even the smallest details when it comes to protecting their assets. But did you know that minor oversights, such as an incorrect shipping number or poor reporting systems, can waste thousands - or even millions - of dollars a year? The good...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    A Clothing Retailer Relies On UPS And Yahoo! To Keep Its Business Free Of Labor Pains

    The Due Maternity franchise ships exclusively with UPS, in part because UPS WorldShip runs seamlessly on Apple computers. A fleet of Macs runs the business, while the Yahoo! platform powers the online store. WorldShip can automatically print the labels for customer orders, while the integration with Yahoo! lets Due update...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The Short-Order Chef With The Long Reach

    Philly Food is a Philadelphia-based food shipping service that cooks, packs and delivers authentic local delicacies across the United States. Disappointed with his former shipper, owner Joe Kubicky needed a reliable next-day carrier that could get his perishable shipments to their destinations the next morning. Philly Food turned to UPS...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Zoom-Zoom! Express And International Shipping Options Help Car Dealerships Accelerate Business

    Mazda dealerships rely on a variety of shipping options to maximize efficiency and enhance customer service. In Pelham, Ala., Med Center Mazda's parts and accessories store offers six domestic and five worldwide UPS shipping options to meet customers' needs. In Portland, Ore., Ron Tonkin Mazda uses UPS Next Day Air...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    UPS Ready Solution Simplifies Florist's Shipping Arrangement

    In 2003, the Vermont Teddy Bear Co. purchased online florist Calyx & Corolla. The new owner determined that the florist needed a centralized shipping management solution to integrate with the parent company's business system, Avexxis Enterprise. Kewill Flagship, a scalable, enterprise-level shipping management solution, cut costs and minimized maintenance while...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    A Camera-Repair Business Focuses On Customer Service

    United Camera & Binocular Repair Corp., based in Bensenville, Ill., used to manually update online repair and shipping status several times a day. The company reached out to its longtime shipping partner, UPS, to provide automated shipment and tracking information to United Camera's database. Now employees can spend less time...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The Muscle Behind The Mustang: Shipping 'Pony' Accessories Around The World

    North American Tuning, a young online company that sells aftermarket car parts, needed an efficient way to ship domestically and internationally. Owner Nick Romain turned to UPS WorldShip to process orders and access customs documentation for both smaller packages and freight shipments. By visiting the Tools & Forms page on...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Tie-Dye Specialist Blends Social And Business Goals With Help From UPS

    Dharma Trading Co., a textile-crafts retailer founded in 1969, needed to streamline business as it moved into digital times. Longtime shipping partner UPS introduced Dharma Trading to its flagship shipping system UPS WorldShip, UPS Freight and the UPS Customer Technology Program. Dharma Trading improved productivity and now has the ability...

    Provided By United Parcel Service of America