Etsy Seller ‘Leaps’ into Free Furniture Shipping

For Brad Stanwick, selling — and shipping — imported 18th and 19th century English furniture on Etsy boils down to two things: math and a leap of faith. “Many sellers are concerned about losing money when shipping large items,” says Brad, an art history buff and owner of the Parsons Nose Antiques shop on Etsy…. Read More

MOVIN’ ON UP: LAMB NAMED USHIP CEO, HOOVER-SALOMON PROMOTED TO COO

uShip announced two key C-level promotions today. Kris Lamb, the company’s chief technology officer since late 2017, has been named CEO, replacing chief executive Mike Williams, who held the position since early 2017 and is leaving the company to pursue another leadership opportunity. Heather Hoover-Salomon, uShip’s longest-tenured employee, also advanced from executive vice president of… Read More

4 Factors That Should Influence Your Furniture Shipping Price Strategy

Consumers’ appetites for buying furniture online is growing, due in large part to Americans’ increasing comfort with buying oversized items online. At the same time, shipping costs now play a significant part in their decision about when and where to buy. In the booming furniture and home furnishings market, the importance of setting a shipping… Read More

Why Shipping Price Strategy is Critically Important for Your Online Furniture Business

There’s a tremendous market opportunity for today’s e-commerce furniture sellers but taking advantage of it requires a thoughtful approach to shipping price strategy. Consider this: The furniture and home furnishings market is one of the fastest growing segments of online retail. This growth is due in large part to American’s increasing comfort with buying oversized… Read More

What Airbnb Has To Do With the Changing Face of Trucking

Airbnb and other vacation rental platforms have fundamentally changed how we travel. Today, we’re no longer stuck paying big hotel-chain prices or sorting through online booking sites in search of so-called deals. Instead, Airbnb, VRBO, and HomeAway sit squarely between supply and demand, centralizing and opening up a vast inventory of extra rooms, houses, and… Read More

5 Life-Saving Ways uShip Works for Last-Minute Shipping

We’ve all been there. Life gets busy, and you suddenly realize that the relocation move, vehicle shipment, or motorcycle shipment you were supposed to book has crept up on you – and you’re left with a last-minute shipping conundrum. You’re now scrambling to find a shipping company to get the job done, only to find… Read More