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Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by global warming overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets. That’s alarming for a state where beach tourism is the primary economic driver. So state lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would defend against routine coastal […]

PSG wins French league after 2nd-place Lille fails to win

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain clinched the French league title without kicking a ball as second-place Lille could only draw 0-0 at Toulouse on Sunday. Lille had to win to have any chance of catching PSG, but PSG is now 16 points ahead of its only rival with five matches left after this weekend. After […]

Judge has ‘pretty significant strain,’ will be out awhile

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge has a “pretty significant strain” of his left oblique, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, and it will be several weeks before New York can even estimate when the slugger will return. Boone said Sunday that Judge will need to rest and allow the injury to heal. Judge was […]

Nadler: Evidence against Trump impeachable if proven

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee chairman says the evidence of obstruction by President Donald Trump detailed in the special counsel’s report is impeachable if proven. Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York chairs the House committee that would hold impeachment proceedings. He says it’s up to Congress to investigate the 10 allegations of Trump’s […]

Fognini beats Lajovic to win Monte Carlo Masters

MONACO (AP) — Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. The 13th-seeded Italian’s first title of the year was his ninth overall but first at Masters level. It came the day after he stunned defending champion Rafael Nadal in straight […]

A look at Sri Lanka’s troubled recent history marked by war

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A series of blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, blamed on religious extremists, recalled the worst days of the country’s 26-year civil war. A look at a long and troubled history marked by ethnic and religious divides: ___ YEARS OF WAR Sri Lanka, an island nation of some 23 […]

Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

JASPER, Texas (AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killing him. The 1998 death of […]

Lamoriello, Trotz orchestrate Islanders’ big turnaround

NEW YORK (AP) — Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz say they didn’t know exactly what to expect from the New York Islanders this season. There were plenty of questions after the Islanders gave up 293 goals — the most in the NHL since 2006-07 — while missing the playoffs for the eighth time in 11 […]

Moroccans protest prison sentences of anti-poverty activists

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators in Morocco are condemning prison sentences given to the leader of the Hirak Rif anti-poverty movement and dozens of other activists. The demonstration brought one of the main avenues of the Moroccan capital, Rabat, to a standstill on Sunday. Security forces kept watch as participants sang, “The people […]

Protesters punch Turkish opposition leader at funeral

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Protesters assaulted the leader of Turkey’s main opposition party during a funeral held Sunday for a soldier who was slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels. The politician was not hurt, party officials said. People threw punches at Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu as security officials tried to escort him away […]

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 […]

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 […]

UPS and FedEx Shipping Refunds: Make Your Business More Profitable

Guest Author: Brian Gibbs of Refund Retriever Want to gain revenue and increase efficiency in your e-commerce business? Look no further than your shipping strategy when it comes to strengthening your profit thanks to UPS and FedEx shipping refunds gained from small parcel auditing and shipping refund credits. Multicarrier Shipping Strategy in 2019 With a […]

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 […]

[News] ShipWorks Enhances Software and Launches The Works

The following Press Release was issued today announcing the latest enhancements to ShipWorks software, including the launch of The Works. We are excited about this update and have many more in store for 2019, as we continue to work towards increasing efficiency in all aspects of the shipping process.  ShipWorks Enhances Software and Launches The Works ST.LOUIS, […]

Dropshipping on Amazon: The Ultimate Guide

Guest post by Chris Dunne from RepricerExpress   Dropshipping is the process of selling a product without having the responsibility of carrying inventory or shipping goods. This interesting business model has increased in popularity over the last five years as you can see by the Google Trends graph below. You can dropship using your own […]