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Shipping is one of the biggest expenses for online retailers, and annual rate increases can wreak havoc on a budget. Over the past several years, rates have increased steadily, especially for popular lightweight parcels. For 2018, shippers will experience an average increase of about 7%, though this varies tremendously with package weight, size, and quantity.

A true shipping partner will work with you, helping you provide the best shipping experience for your customers by keeping the level of service high and the cost of delivery low.

OSM Worldwide will be exhibiting at the upcoming IRCE Conference June 6-9 in Chicago.  Parcel shipping consultants will be onsite to answer your questions and discuss your parcel shipping needs. 

To keep pace with customer demands, ecommerce businesses must seek out greater efficiencies. The first place to look might be right under your nose -  in the warehouse.

When the number of orders is high, the level of preparation must match that. Here are some key take-aways for retailers emerging from Black Friday and "Cyber Week" 2016.