Posts Tagged ‘small package shipping’

An Opposing View: The Bottom Line Costs of Free Shipping This Season

Posted on: December 12th, 2011 by admin No Comments

Retailers may have spoiled their shoppers this Christmas—with free shipping. Some 63% of Internet retail sales were shipped for free during the week through Dec. 4, according to comScore. That is up from 51% in the same week of 2010 and 44% in 2009. While there is a regular spike during the holidays, the average [...]




Free Shipping Deemed Important to Online Shoppers this Holiday Season

Posted on: December 6th, 2011 by admin No Comments

Traditional retailers are taking the expensive step of offering more free-shipping deals this holiday season, as they seek to lure the growing number of Internet shoppers to their websites and away from online-only rivals, particularly Amazon.com Inc. Amazon offers free shipping on most orders over $25, as well as cheap, low-hassle delivery options such as [...]




What can Ground do for You? Read this before you send your next Overnight Package

Posted on: November 10th, 2011 by admin No Comments

Here is an important point to consider when you are looking for ways to save money on shipping packages.  FedEx and UPS deliver to many locations, next day guaranteed, with their low cost Ground Service.  So why pay for next day air service on a package you need to be delivered tomorrow at double or [...]




What’s one thing a startup online retailer should know when it comes to shipping customer orders?

Posted on: May 31st, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

If you are a startup online retailer then you have a lot of things on your plate. From developing the website and choosing the ecommerce software for the site, to figuring out the best way to package and ship order from your online store and many things in between. A lot of businesses would be [...]




Almost 1/2 of Online Orders Shipped for Free!

Posted on: May 19th, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

Interesting information from comScore via TechCrunch. http://techcrunch.com/2011/05/17/almost-half-of-all-online-orders-now-include-free-shipping/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29




Case Study: Order Fulfillment for a Business to Business Retailer

Posted on: May 19th, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

Here is a brief case study detailing a new client we are proud to now be serving at Landis Logistics. Based on Long Island in NY, the client sells commercial fishing supplies to fishing vessels that are catching  Swordfish and Tuna by using long-lines. Their business is built to supply boats that are typically out [...]




How Much Should Online Retailers Charge for Shipping?

Posted on: April 13th, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

One thing online retailers find challenging when operating an online store is deciding how, and how much to charge for shipping. Obviously covering the cost of shipping and handling is a must, but the latest trend for many retailers is to offer reduced or free shipping. It has gotten to the point that many consumers [...]




FedEx Transit Time Map from our Order Fulfillment Center – 100+ Million People Next Day via Ground

Posted on: March 30th, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

Click here for a FedEx Transit Time Map from our Reading PA location.