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RS News magazine

issue 02: 2019

Retail Shipping News (RS News) is a full color trade publication dedicated to retail packaging and shipping industry. Published and distributed quarterly, RS News combines feature articles, news alerts, new products and services, and advertising. All RSA Members are automatically subscribed to receive RS News. The current issue of RS News is posted here and all prior issues are accessible via the Archive Tab.

Going Once. Going Twice. Shipped!

p16How do online auction houses transport rare, fragile, large or small items? Len Werner of Surprise, Arizona, shares with us how he got involved in shipping for six different Arizona-based online auction houses, how it works for him, and how it has become a noteworthy profit center for his store.

What the ATF?

p20Can I legally ship wine, beer, & alcohol? Are there different rulesets for chewing tobacco and cigars? What about long guns, antique firearms, or ammunition? This article lays out the best suggested practices for shipping controversial items like these, so you don’t break any rules — or worse — any laws.

WH: First Carrier As RS Premium Supplier

p12In joining forces with RS Associates, DHL is making it clear to all retail shipping store owners that they are focused on ensuring that the DHL Authorized Shipping Center program continues to be best-in-class for international express shipping.

WH: Interntional Ocean & Air Service

p08Deferred time-in-transit international shipping services are the perfect complement to the major carriers. With these additional options, you can offer flexible and affordable international shipping choices to your customers.

Are You Certifiable?

p26Certification in the retail shipping industry is not just an authentic badge-of-honor. Being properly certified will save you money, help you train your employees, and earn the trust of your customers.



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