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Cara Posey

Cara Posey
Director of Marketing for Pacejet

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7 top blog posts of 2017: happy holidays edition

Articles, Holidays

Tis the season for end of the year blog posts! We want to wish you and your team happy holidays and provide some end of the year reading for those of you still working to get packages out for last-minute shoppers (or to restock the shelves for after the holidays).

In evaluating the top posts for the season, we only looked at posts created this year. Although we love how many of you still enjoy our content from previous seasons!

Read on to discover the top 7 Pacejet blog posts our subscribers couldn't live without in 2017.

Pacejet announces new multi-million dollar funding to fuel next level of growth

News

We're excited to announce today that Pacejet, the leading enterprise shipping software platform, has closed a new multi-million dollar funding round led by Plymouth Growth Partners of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

What does this mean for our customers? The new capital enables Pacejet to continueand accelerateour growth strategy and to broaden our presence, helping more businesses transform the shipping function from a necessity to a competitive advantage.

Plymouth's CEO and Managing Partner Mark Horne weighs in:

"The Amazon effect is driving businesses to think about shipping strategically and use solutions like Pacejet to support sales growth, reduce costs, and improve customer service," said Mark. "Pacejet's rapid evolution, combined with its unique market position as the leading cloud-based shipping software for growing businesses, makes it a great addition to the Plymouth portfolio. We're excited to work together with the team to further accelerate growth."

What if your carrier strategy was like your investment strategy?

Tips and Tricks, Strategy, Carriers

Many of us invest money in a 401K, an IRA, or have a broader investment portfolio. When it comes to making money for ourselves, it seems natural to diversify where money is going to make the biggest impact by increasing your savings. But you also don't want to lose it all due to one bad stock.

So what would happen if we applied this investment strategy to your business and how you manage your carriers? In this post, we will look at some of the fundamentals of how investment strategy and carrier strategy can be aligned. This will help your business benefit from your carrier plan as part of your overall shipping strategy or operations strategy.

Read on to learn more about creating your carrier portfolio.

5 tips to drive shipping success this holiday season

Tips and Tricks, Strategy, Holidays

The holidays can be your most profitable time of the year, but it can also be the most stressful. With orders coming in thick and fast, a few wrong moves can put you in a tailspin. No one intends to find headaches during the holidays, but they often happen when you least expect them.

There’s your inventory, shipping supplies, and processes to consider. All elements play a crucial role in the success of your business. If there’s a kink in the line, you could quickly find yourself sidelined with orders backing up for days or even weeks. And we all know this means an unhappy company and unhappy customers.

If you do the groundwork now, you’ll put yourself in top position when the sales really start rolling in. We want you to be prepared for the busy times ahead. So read on to find out how you can avoid common problems and stay in control this holiday.

Pacejet loves to uncover shipping trends and truths that help us improve customer operations, save money, and move businesses forward. That's why we believe in the science of shipping—because companies are ever-evolving and data, analytics, and flashes of brilliance can help you get where you want to go.

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