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Ohio lawmakers pushing to fix error that could ban some guns

Feb. 22, 2019 8:20 AM EST Ohio lawmakers pushing to fix error that could ban some guns AP-OH-XGR–Guns-Botched Bill COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers are moving quickly to fix a mistake in an Ohio bill that gun rights advocates say could inadvertently ban several types of legal guns. At issue is legislation approved by […]

Prison sentence cut for ex-auditor convicted of bribery

Feb. 22, 2019 8:04 AM EST Prison sentence cut for ex-auditor convicted of bribery AP-OH–Ex-Auditor-Sentence CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has reduced the prison sentence for a former county official in Cleveland who pleaded guilty to bribery in a public corruption investigation. Former Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Auditor Frank Russo will have his 22-year sentence […]

Police chase causes crash on I-75 in Findlay this morning

A police chase came through Findlay early this morning. The State Highway Patrol reports the chase started north of the city around 4:15 a.m. It headed south down I-75 and caused a crash involving a state trooper in Findlay near the U.S. 224 exit. The Patrol says the crash did not injure the trooper. The […]

Riverdale school screening offered

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale will hold its kindergarten screening on Monday, March 25 in the kindergarten classrooms at the elementary school. Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 should call the elementary office at 419-694-2211 ext. 1113. Parents will receive a packet of papers that should be filled […]

NB kindergarten registration set

NORTH BALTIMORE — Registration will begin March 1 for incoming kindergarten students at North Baltimore school who will be age 5 on or before Aug. 1. Registration should be completed by May 1 so parents can participate in several events before school starts. The following documents will be required: official birth certificate, two proofs of […]

Volunteer guardians sought

Crime Victim Services will hold information sessions for people interested in becoming volunteer guardians in Allen County at noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday at Crime Victim Services, 330 N. Elizabeth St., Lima. The agency would like to recruit 23 volunteer guardians who will help a vulnerable person live to their full potential by making personal […]

Volunteer guardians sought

Crime Victim Services will hold information sessions for people interested in becoming volunteer guardians in Allen County at noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday at Crime Victim Services, 330 N. Elizabeth St., Lima. The agency would like to recruit 23 volunteer guardians who will help a vulnerable person live to their full potential by making personal […]

Quilting group will gather

Ohio Star Quilters of Findlay will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. The day begins with the business meeting, followed by show and tell. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend. Call Tina Wood at 419-348-4247 for more details.

Quilting group will gather

Ohio Star Quilters of Findlay will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. The day begins with the business meeting, followed by show and tell. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend. Call Tina Wood at 419-348-4247 for more details.

Suicide survivors supported

Persons Affected by a Loved One’s Suicide (PALS), a support group for survivors of suicide, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Aller Conference Room at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Anyone with questions about suicide or who is struggling with the death of a loved one from suicide is encouraged to attend the free meetings. […]

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 […]