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FCA sells auto parts unit to Japanese firm; $7 billion deal

Oct. 22, 2018 3:11 AM EDT FCA sells auto parts unit to Japanese firm; $7 billion deal AP-EU-Italy-Magneti-Marelli-Calsonic-Kansei <!– –> MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced the sale of its auto components division to Japanese automotive component supplier Calsoni Kansei Corporation in a deal valued at 6.2 billion euros ($7 billion). FCA said […]

Bucking trend, Ohio moved fast to use federal opioid money

Oct. 22, 2018 3:06 AM EDT Bucking trend, Ohio moved fast to use federal opioid money By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press BC-OH–Opioid Epidemic-Treatment Dollars-Ohio,HFR COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio didn’t hesitate to spend the first round of federal funding targeting the country’s opioid crisis, unlike other states that also expanded Medicaid under the national health […]

Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths

Oct. 22, 2018 2:46 AM EDT Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths BC-AS–Kashmir-Lockdown <!– –> Mukhtar Khan, ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Armed soldiers and police have fanned out across much of Indian-controlled Kashmir as separatists challenging Indian rule called for a general strike to mourn the deaths of civilians and armed […]

The Latest: Search ends, derailed train cars turned upright

Oct. 22, 2018 2:41 AM EDT The Latest: Search ends, derailed train cars turned upright BC-AS–Taiwan-Train Derailment-The Latest <!– –> Johnson Lai, ASSOCIATED PRESS DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Taiwan (all times local): 2 p.m. Work crews have moved derailed train cars upright after a search for victims […]

AP PHOTOS: Israeli bodybuilders compete in annual flex-off

Oct. 22, 2018 2:23 AM EDT AP PHOTOS: Israeli bodybuilders compete in annual flex-off By ODED BALILTY Associated Press BC-ML–Israel-Body Building-Photo Essay <!– –> Oded Balilty, ASSOCIATED PRESS TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dozens of glistening competitors took the stage for an annual body building and fitness competition in Tel Aviv last week. But behind […]

Khashoggi's killing threatens Trump dreams for Mideast peace

Oct. 22, 2018 2:14 AM EDT JERUSALEM (AP) — In recent months, the Trump administration has repeatedly put off the release of its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. Now, the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi agents may put the plan into a deep freeze. Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince, Mohammed […]

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Oct. 22, 2018 1:54 AM EDT BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR’S NOTE: This […]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy

Oct. 22, 2018 1:28 AM EDT Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press BC-US–Twain Award-Louis-Dreyfus <!– –> Owen Sweeney, Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy. After a 35-year acting career, she has […]

Russia probe revival expected if Dems win House

Oct. 22, 2018 1:24 AM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel, has […]

Lecture planned on Yellowstone

ADA — Douglas Smith will discuss “Yellowstone wolves: Restoring wildness to the world’s first national park” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk, part of the Keiser Distinguished Lecture Series in Life Sciences at ONU, is free and open to the public. Smith is […]

UPS Increases Large Package Surcharges

If you’re an e-commerce seller or retailer who sells big products like sofas, tables, mattresses, and TVs, you might have noticed new surcharges from UPS when shipping these large items. UPS has started increasing their charges for Large Package Surcharges (LPS), plus increasing the Additional Handling Surcharge (AHS). Let’s take a closer look now at […]

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 […]

Using LinkedIn for Ecommerce

It’s likely you’re already on LinkedIn, but is your business? A dedicated LinkedIn company page can help boost your brand and increase visibility. Here are a few reasons why your business should be on LinkedIn. Employee exposure. In addition to attracting casual browsers, your company page also has the potential to gain exposure thanks to […]

New Fraud Risk Indicator Now Available for Shopify Orders

In 2017, there was a 30% increase in e-commerce fraud attacks over 2016 according to Experian data. Between the ever-increasing data breaches and the massive amounts of consumer data now on the Dark Web, fraudulent orders is a disturbing trend that only seems to be headed upward. Now, ShipWorks makes it easier to protect your business against […]

UPS Adds Audit Fee for Shipping Charge Corrections

Have you ever accidentally forgot to weigh a shipment before it went, so you guesstimated? You were in a rush, had a dozen things to get done before lunch, and you decided to estimate. Although you may know your products pretty well and the costs of your shipments, you’re about to get charged by UPS […]

New Overstock Integration for ShipWorks!

ShipWorks now offers a native integration for Overstock! The new ShipWorks integration allows Overstock sellers the ability to manage the entire order fulfillment process within one user-friendly interface. One click is all it takes to pull Overstock orders into ShipWorks, from there sellers can compare shipping rates, send notification emails, and much more. In addition […]

6 Tips for Selling on Etsy

Buyers flock to Etsy for handcrafted, vintage and other unique items. If that’s what you sell, hit the ground running as an Etsy seller by following these steps to planning and opening your Etsy shop. 1.      Examine Etsy’s Quick-Start Checklist This guide provides step-by-step instructions for setting up, signing on and starting your shop. As […]

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 […]

Why Your Holiday Planning Needs to Start Now

It’s still warm and sunny through most of the United States, and it may seem like the Holidays are far off, but if you are an ecommerce seller the planning season has already begun. Many retailers find that the months of November and December make up as much as 30% of their annual revenue—this makes […]

Integration Spotlight: Walmart Marketplace

Did you know ShipWorks can connect directly to your Walmart Marketplace account? ShipWorks makes it easy to download Walmart Marketplace orders, print shipping labels, manage customers and update the status of orders. With just one click, or a scheduled action, your Walmart Marketplace orders are pulled directly into the ShipWorks interface you are familiar with. […]