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FedEx and UPS?

I have been currently using FedEx solely for my larger packages. We use USPS for the smaller ones. My boss wants to not use USPS and add UPS. (I've had mystery charges with UPS in the past, that's why I'm not using them) So my question is, is it cost...

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JKing by Occasional Contributor
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Label Printer

As of Friday, our Dymo LabelWriter 4XL has died We are in the market for a new label printer and I was hoping I could get some insight from fellow shippers! We currently process 50-90 parcels daily, Monday's being our heaviest day of the week. With o...

HorseGuard by Frequent Contributor
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How do you bill your dropshippers and sync orders?

We are a manufacturer and have a WooCommerce site. The syncing works nicely between our site and ShipStation. We have our first dropshipper client who's ready to start promoting our products on their Shopify site - they also use OrderDesk integrated ...

wca by New Contributor
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Post Office Shipments - Advice for High Volume

For those of you who do high volume shipping (40+ daily), particularly if you work from home, how do you get your packages mailed out? Do you take them to the post office yourself? Does your neighborhood carrier pick up your packages for you? Do you ...

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Label show printed, never actually printed out

We have had a consistent problem with ShipStation Connect and not actually printing labels, but showing that they are printed. The most frustrating part of this whole situation is, support just tells me to clear my cache and that's the only solution ...

HorseGuard by Frequent Contributor
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Amazon FBA/MCF Inventory

We have been using Amazon MCF to fulfill about 10 of our SKU's. We are shipping pallets of product to Amazon DC's every few weeks for them to use for not only our MCF orders, but our FBA orders as well. In the past couple of months, we've been strugg...

HorseGuard by Frequent Contributor
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very useful Orders Per Page "hack"

We import thousands of orders at once and ship them on pallets of 220, so I need to process them in batches of 220 (for End of Day forms to match up). Obviously, the "250 per page" view was close to what I needed, but I still had to "select all" and ...

Scales

Hello all!I am currently looking at upgrading our shipping workflows. I am intending on buying new scales for all of our shipping lanes. One problem we are running into is the USB scales. There are SO many out there. I am familiar with the SS recomme...

samson by First-timer
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Webhook for delivered shipments?

Original post by user Chris and Julie Colotti Since shipstation tracks when an item has been delivered is there a way to capture this update from a webhook? I know it can send delivery notifications via email but I am looking to automate something el...

SarahATX by Moderator
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How to ship large product (furniture)?

Original post by user Sumayyah Chenault Hello everyone! I run a small business selling handmade furniture designs. My products are premium quality large cushions and pillows and I'm expanding my business nationally. Does anyone have experience shippi...

SarahATX by Moderator
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Failed QuickBooks invoices

Original post by user Chris Balentine QuickBooks invoice export, lately been having many failed invoices. ShipStation support has been unable to locate the problem. Anybody else having this issue? 40 created, 94 already existed, 14 failed, 1 containe...

SarahATX by Moderator
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Needs Assistance: Cutting the Shipping Weight

Originally posted by Gary Samuels Anyone know if I can use a bubble mailer to ship small products if I label it as a package? If I understand correctly I can't select Large Envelope, Flat, or Thick Envelope because once I place the products in the en...

Needs Assistance: Set Shipping Days by Provider

Originally Posted by Graham Orr Hi All, I was looking to finesse my automation in one of 2 ways, but looks like it isn't something I can achieve (or at least see how to). Currently using automation to create ship-by dates, based on the delivery servi...