Increased Fuel Surcharges for FedEx and UPS

Increased Fuel Surcharges for FedEx and UPS

On November 2nd, both FedEx and UPS bumped up their fuel surcharge for ground shipments. It’s not much—the changes range from .5% to 1.75% increases—but it’s enough to make an impact on your online parts store this coming holiday season. Here are the new rates: FedEx...
11 Creative Shipping Tricks that will WOW your Customers

11 Creative Shipping Tricks that will WOW your Customers

Success! A customer visited your parts website, liked what they saw, and ended up making a purchase. You’ll soon fulfill their order, package it, and ship it out. All that’s left is to hope they’re happy enough to shop with you the next time they need to buy. But will...
How to Ship More Auto Parts with Less Staff

How to Ship More Auto Parts with Less Staff

We understand the struggle. When you’ve only got a handful of guys in your parts department, how do you deal with all the details of eCommerce—namely, shipping? But shipping doesn’t have to be a long, drawn out process, and you definitely don’t have to hire new staff...
8 Tricks to Avoid Overpaying for Shipping

8 Tricks to Avoid Overpaying for Shipping

Other eCommerce industries have it easy when it comes to shipping, but not the parts department. There are so many heavy, oversized, odd-shaped, and hazardous auto parts to ship that it ends up one of the biggest expenses when selling online. You certainly can’t eat...