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Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia’s former PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A judge has delayed by a week the second trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged corruption linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund. The judge agreed to the postponement following lawyers’ appeals to allow Najib’s first trial to end this week. Najib […]

Asian shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Monday, as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump’s trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.6% in early trading to 20,532.95. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.8% to 6,454.40, while South Korea’s Kospi was 0.4% higher […]

Gase: Bell won’t make Jets debut until regular season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Le’Veon Bell’s debut with the New York Jets will not come until the regular season after Adam Gase announced the star running back will be held out of the final two preseason games. Gase says Sunday he was leaning toward that decision, but a season-ending knee injury to linebacker Avery […]

Hampson’s single in 10th rallies Rockies past Marlins, 7-6

DENVER (AP) — Garrett Hampson didn’t think about being a hero. He only wanted to hit a ball deep enough to score Yonathan Daza from third. His approach paid off and kept Colorado’s faint playoff hopes alive. Hampson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Rockies rallied to beat […]

Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticism

Aug. 18, 2019 8:38 PM EDT Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticism AP-US–Books-Halperin <!– –> NEW YORK (AP) — A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the “Game Change” co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage. Politico announced Sunday that Halperin’s “How […]

LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani streak, Brewers-Cards

A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: CHECK HIM The Indians will see how ace Corey Kluber is feeling, a day after he was pulled from a Triple-A rehab start because of abdominal tightness. The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner pitched one scoreless inning for Columbus before exiting as a precaution. The […]

Bonner has 30 points, 10 rebounds; Mercury beat Liberty

PHOENIX (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored 17 of her 30 points in the fourth quarter and had 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury beat New York 78-72 on Sunday, extending the Liberty’s losing streak to eight games. Leilani Mitchell scored 17 points, and Yvonne Turner added 13 for Phoenix (13-13), which was without Brittney […]

Ogletree, Augenstein headline US Walker Cup team

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Amateur champion Andy Ogletree and runner-up John Augenstein headline the United States’ final seven additions to its Walker Cup team. The seven players were announced Sunday night by the USGA following Ogletree’s 2-and-1 victory in the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst. Joining Ogletree and Augenstein on the team captained by 1981 […]

Monday qualifier Barron beats Couples at En Joie

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Doug Barron became the 13th Monday qualifier to win a PGA Tour Champions event, holing two 15-foot birdie putts after a rain delay to beat Fred Couples by two strokes Sunday in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. Making his second senior start after turning 50 last month, Barron closed with a […]

4 dead as rival fans fight before Honduran soccer game

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A fourth victim has died from injuries sustained during a fight between fans of the rival Honduran soccer teams Motagua and Olimpia, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday. The violence began when fans of the Olimpia team threw stones and other objects Saturday evening at a bus carrying Motagua players to the […]

ShipWorks 2019 Trade Show Schedule

Conference Start Date End Date Location Venue Magento Imagine 5/13 5/15 Las Vegas, NV Wynn Hotel & Casino IRCE 6/25 6/28 Chicago, IL McCormick Place South Parcel Forum 10/28 10/30 Dallas, TX Gaylord Texan

Are You Ready for USPS Dimensional Weight Pricing?

  The USPS will be implementing new postage rates on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Listed below are the highlights of the 2019 USPS changes: Dimensional Weight Pricing will go into effect across all USPS Postal Zones for Packages large than 1 Cubic Foot. First Class Mail International can only be used to send Documents, weighing less than 1lb. […]

A Beginners Perspective of ShipWorks

ShipWorks newest Business Development Representative, shares his first experience with ShipWorks. Every employee of ShipWorks, regardless of their position, goes through an extensive tech support training program to fully understand the capabilities of ShipWorks. This training program not only ensures that our employees are well versed in the software, but it provides a unique perspective […]

[News] ShipWorks for Warehouse Released for High-Volume Shippers

The following Press Release was issued today announcing the debut of ShipWorks for Warehouse. Our new high-volume solution will provide the speed, efficiency, and business intelligence that warehouses need to stay competitive in this competitive space. We are excited about this new offering and have even more enhancements being added in the coming months. ShipWorks for Warehouse […]

Why high-volume customers choose ShipWorks for Warehouse

Written By: Alison Lawson, ShipWorks Product Manager   “We’ve increased productivity 370% in the last month alone. Without ShipWorks, we could not manage the volume of packages we ship.”  –  Dave Alwan, Echo Valley Meats The growing influence of Amazon on eCommerce has impacted customer expectations and leaving merchants and warehouses scrambling for ways to keep […]

6 Ways to Boost Your Amazon Sales in 2019

Guest Author: Chris Dunne of FeedbackExpress  Selling on Amazon comes with huge advantages. You gain access to its global customer base of millions and benefit from being associated with one of the world’s leading brands. However, Amazon is a fiercely competitive marketplace, with over two million third-party sellers clamoring for buyers’ attention and dollars. In today’s […]

Fulfillment Center Vs. Warehouse

With the advent of online shopping, e-commerce stores have to leverage efficient processes and facilities to meet customer demand and ship products on-time to enhance the customer experience. Thus, it’s not uncommon for companies to take advantage of warehouses and fulfillment centers to achieve these goals. However, fulfillment centers and warehouses do not always share […]

The High-Cost of Free Shipping Software

Carrier-provided software is free shipping software that allows you to ship packages to your customers. UPS WorldShip, FedEx Ship Manager, and USPS Click and Ship are 3 examples of this software, generously provided by their respective carriers. They are extremely popular and widely used among e-commerce companies. The big draw to these programs is that […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Shipping Processes

Prior to working at ShipWorks, I worked for an e-commerce focused bedding store that sold a variety of bed frames and bed center supports online. One of my duties was to process new orders, pulling bed frames from our warehouse and preparing them for shipments. During my time there, my colleagues and I implemented several […]