News
2017 Carrier Updates
Posted by Doug Sherman on 22 Jan 17 06:23 PM
With USPS changing its rates on Sunday, Jan 22, all four of our supported carriers now have completed their round of rate and other updates for 2017. Here is a short summary of the "high points" of their changes for this year.

  • Dimensional Weight:  UPS and FedEx made the most substantial -- and mostly hidden -- change to their rates not by simply increasing their base rate per pound (although they have done that as well) but by changing the formula they
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Multi-Carrier Plugin for OpenCart
Posted by Doug Sherman on 24 Mar 16 04:01 PM

AuctionInc has released a plugin for the OpenCart platform which integrates our multi-carrier technology and rates.

Like all our plugins, it provides for quoting rates for all domestic and international package services from multiple carriers (DHL, FedEx, USPS, UPS) into your OpenCart store. Many advanced features including drop-shipping from multiple origins, USPS flat rate box calculations,
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Carrier Plugins for WooCommerce
Posted by Doug Sherman on 24 Mar 16 03:55 PM

AuctionInc has released a new set of plugins for WooCommerce for specific carriers:

- USPS

- FedEx

- DHL

 

These are each available at the economical price of $9.95/mo.  (If you use two or more of these carriers, you will want to subscribe to our Multi-Carrier version.)


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USPS Advanced Flat Rate Box Module
Posted by Doug Sherman on 14 Dec 15 06:04 PM

AuctionInc is pleased to announce the release of an enhancement that adds new advanced functionality for USPS flat rate boxes. These advanced features are included with our ShopCart and Single Seller API subscriptions, available as an Add-on for our Third-Party Cart Multi-Carrier plugin subscriptions, and also as a stand-alone plugin for WooCommerce or Magento.

As you know, the USPS flat rate boxes are (well, mostly) the best deal in package shipping. A 10-lb box going from
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AuctionInc has a New Home
Posted by Doug Sherman on 15 Oct 15 02:05 PM

AuctionInc is pleased to announce that we have completed our move into our new Data Center (Quadrant 4) in a virtual cloud hosting environment.  As part of our move, we have upgraded every software component we use, including php, apache, and our mysql database.   Our stability and responsiveness are all greatly enhanced, and as we grow we can immediately scale up for greater usage.  Beyond the faster page loads on our site and quicker generation of shipping rates,
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Responsive Cart Released
Posted by Doug Sherman on 10 Jun 15 07:10 PM

AuctionInc has released an update that supports a responsive cart page for our AuctionInc ShopCart. The cart now uses a mobile-friendly layout for any phone or tablet!

With both PayPal and Amazon Payments also offering a responsive checkout process, ShopCart shoppers will now have an integrated responsive experience from the moment they click on one of your Add to Cart buttons.

The responsive cart is enabled by default. If for any reason you wish to to disable it, log
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