Shipping to P.O. Boxes: Is it a No? Or Is it a Go?

Shippo Snippets: Shipping to a P.O. box presents a range of benefits and drawbacks for merchants and consumers alike P.O. boxes can often be managed online USPS’s MTC SA service can provide P.O. box users with an actual street address From convenience to cost, carrier specifications, security, pri...

How to Send a Prepaid Return Shipping Label via USPS

According to a UPS report, 34 percent of customers want to see a prepaid return shipping label in the box.  Putting the shipping label in the box makes it much easier for customers to return the item, since they don’t have to figure out how to create a shipping label in order to mail back…

Brand Matters: How You Can Stand Out and Beat the Competition

So you have an e-commerce business. You’re passionate about your product, excited to get it to your customers and grow your business. But, like so many merchants in 2020, you’re wary of intense competition. Almost anything a consumer could possibly want is available at the tap of a finge...

Using Packaging to Boost Your Brand and Gain a Competitive Advantage

Shippo Snippets: Keeping your brand packaging design consistent with your marketing efforts will help your customers become familiar with your product so they can easily identify it in the future Ultimately, your customer should be able to “read” your shipping packaging at just a mere glance The...
Shippo Updates | May 13, 2016

See You at the First Shoptalk Ever

Shippo at Shoptalk

We’re going to Shoptalk in Las Vegas from May 15-18th, stationed on Main Street at table T85 B. This conference is extra special because it is the first time that innovative minds of “new age” online businesses are gathered together to share how they’ve rewritten the playbook in their field.

The most tell tale indicator of how impressive some of these conversations will be is not by the speaker list, but from the topic selection done by the team at Shoptalk. From conversations about new marketplaces and on-demand shipping, to managing customer data responsibly – the range of timely topics that this conference covers is unprecedented.

We’re not going to tell you which talks you should go to, because there are already lots of posts that have done the job.

But here some of the ones we’ll be at for sure:

Going to Shoptalk? Stop by our table (T85 B on Main Street) to talk with us about how you can use shipping to gain a competitive advantage! If you want to schedule a time to meet with us at Shoptalk, contact us today. Not sure how to leverage your shipping to increase sales and improve customer satisfaction? Here’s a great blogpost on the secret ways e-commerce superstars are incorporating shipping in their business operations. 


Shippo is a multi-carrier API and web app that helps retailers, marketplaces and platforms connect to a global network of carriers. Businesses use Shippo to get real-time rates, print labels, automate international paperwork, track packages and facilitate returns. Shippo provides the tools to help businesses succeed through shipping.

Shan Lian does Product Marketing at Shippo

Get Started Today for Free

Everything you need for professional-grade shipping + deep discounts from top carriers.
Sign Up Free