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Muryn running for Findlay mayor

Republican voters may a have primary race for Findlay mayor to decide in May. Christina Muryn, of Findlay, filed candidacy petitions to run for mayor this week with the Hancock County Board of Elections. Muryn, 26, is the director of business and physician development for the Pain Management Group, Findlay. She holds a bachelor’s degree […]

Some Findlay streets are “no parking” after snowstorms

As a winter storm approaches, the City of Findlay is reminding residents that certain streets are designated as “no parking” when the city receives over 2 inches of snow. Those streets are: Allen Avenue and Garfield Avenue from Main Street to the dead end at the railroad tracks. Beech Avenue from East Lima Street to […]

Jan. 18, 2019

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Weather could delay Saturday’s Courier

Saturday morning deliveries of The Courier could be delayed by severe weather forecast for the Findlay area, according to circulation manager Rob Jenney. Moderate to heavy snow is expected along with gusty northeast winds and significant blowing and drifting snow. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected, with higher amounts possible. Jenney […]

Woman walking dog in Cleveland found fatally shot

Jan. 18, 2019 3:57 PM EST Woman walking dog in Cleveland found fatally shot AP-OH–Woman Shot-Cleveland CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a woman walking her dog in a city park on the west side of Cleveland has died after being shot in the head. The woman has been identified as 58-year-old Sheila Wallace, an employee […]

The Latest: Snow falling in parts of the Midwest

Jan. 18, 2019 3:48 PM EST The Latest: Snow falling in parts of the Midwest AP-US–Winter Weather-The Latest Loren Townsley, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm moving across the Midwest to New England (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A winter storm system is sweeping across the Midwest before heading to […]

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Ohio State whistleblower gets probation in harassment case

Jan. 18, 2019 3:17 PM EST Ohio State whistleblower gets probation in harassment case AP-OH–Ohio State-Team Doctor-Whistleblower Kantele Franko, ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The whistleblower who helped spur an investigation into alleged, decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State team doctor has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor telecommunications harassment charge in a […]

The Latest: Condemned Ohio defendant seeks execution delay

Jan. 18, 2019 2:46 PM EST The Latest: Condemned Ohio defendant seeks execution delay BC-US–Death Penalty-Ohio-The Latest Uncredited, ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a man convicted in an Ohio killing who faces execution next month (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Lawyers for a man condemned to death in Ohio are asking […]

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FedEx & UPS Peak Season Surcharges

For the second year in a row, UPS and FedEx will enforce peak season surcharges that will impact shipping costs for e-commerce businesses this holiday season. Peak season charges are here to stay, and there is no getting around this so let’s dive into the details.   FedEx Fortunately, FedEx will not apply peak season […]

What to Look For in a Warehouse Shipping Software

The world of e-commerce is changing every day. Staying on top of the latest tools and trends is a full-time job. Especially when it comes to shipping software. Every company is looking for ways to get products to customers faster, cheaper and smarter than the competition. Here are the 4 most essential qualities to look […]

5 Ways USPS is Staying Competitive

The U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) obligations as an independent agency of the United States Federal Government has often put it at a disadvantage when competing against companies like FedEx and UPS. It developed a reputation as the more costly and way slower option for package delivery. In recent years, though, USPS has found innovative ways […]

Tackling Common Warehouse Shipping Issues

For business owners, selling generally revolves around convincing their target audience of product quality and customer support. For customers, buying can be delightful only if the product reaches them on time and without damage. In sales or purchases that happen online or over long distances, warehouse conditions and their handling of products are pivotal. So […]

ShipWorks Can Backup Automatically?!  Yes, please.

  Things happen.  Sometimes really bad things happen, like when your main ShipWorks computer decides to crash taking all of your order and shipment data with it.  The good news is that this scenario can easily be rectified using automated database backups.  It’s built right into ShipWorks and it is easy to set up. Setting […]

Using LinkedIn for Ecommerce

It’s likely you’re already on LinkedIn, but is your business? A dedicated LinkedIn company page can help boost your brand and increase visibility. Here are a few reasons why your business should be on LinkedIn. Employee exposure. In addition to attracting casual browsers, your company page also has the potential to gain exposure thanks to […]

USPS Postage Rate Increase Starts January 27, 2019

The USPS will be implementing new postage rates on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Listed below are the highlights of the 2019 USPS rate increase for customers buying postage online:   First Class Mail Letters The First Class Mail letter (1 oz.) rate for postage purchased at the Post Office is increasing by five cents to $0.55 from […]

6 Tips for Selling on Etsy

Buyers flock to Etsy for handcrafted, vintage and other unique items. If that’s what you sell, hit the ground running as an Etsy seller by following these steps to planning and opening your Etsy shop. 1.      Examine Etsy’s Quick-Start Checklist This guide provides step-by-step instructions for setting up, signing on and starting your shop. As […]

New FedEx Unauthorized Package Charge

Staying on top of shipping charges is one of the most important ways to make sure you’re protecting your e-commerce profit margins. If you’ve ever been hit with a mysterious charge related to a “Ground Unauthorized Package,” you know what we’re talking about. If you don’t know about Ground Unauthorized Packages yet, you’ll want to […]

Why Your Holiday Planning Needs to Start Now

It’s still warm and sunny through most of the United States, and it may seem like the Holidays are far off, but if you are an ecommerce seller the planning season has already begun. Many retailers find that the months of November and December make up as much as 30% of their annual revenue—this makes […]