Shipping from San Diego, CA

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 11:32:00 AM

OnTrac is the leader in regional package delivery service within California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado and Idaho. With more than 20 years of delivery experience, OnTrac can provide the best shipping rates to more than 60 million consumers in our 8-state service area. 

We are the leader in ground shipping in California, with overnight delivery to every ZIP Code in the state and to the major metropolitan areas of Arizona and Nevada. From San Diego, OnTrac's regional hub-and-spoke model enables us to give our customers 2-day delivery to Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado and Idaho.

If shipping costs are chewing up your profits, OnTrac can help you compete more effectively using the "3 C's" for ecommerce businesses cost, convenience & customer experience. The integration of a regional carrier can help your company modally optimize using multiple carriers and shipping methods, empowering your customers with choice. Regional carriers can also be a tool to help you establish an effective shipping and returns strategy, expand your "local" delivery area and shrink transit delays, reduce fuel, accessorial charges and overall shipping costs.

We understand that your customers want their products delivered faster and cheaper—free even! They want choices and they want free returns, too.  We understand that you're under pressure to provide all of those things, because if you don’t they'll find someone else who does. 

It is our goal to help all kinds of businesses by educating them on the superior service and value of using a regional parcel carrier. From startup companies to large multi-million dollar companies, OnTrac can help get products to clients much faster and reduce their shipping cost as well.

If you are looking to reduce shipping spend, improve transit times and put a WOW into your deliveries to over the 60 million we service daily, remember all the ways OnTrac can help.

Don’t forget to sign up for our webinar, The Ecommerce Dilemma – Get It Delivered Faster and Cheaper: 

A Guide for Those of You That Don’t Have DCs All Over the Globe, on March 20. The FREE webinar, hosted by OnTrac Director of Business Development Mark Magill will feature Shipware’s President and CEO Rob Martinez.

To sign up for the webinar, visit

Learn more about Shipware by visiting their homepage:

Topics: Announcements, Webinar, San Diego

Time in Transit: The New Free Shipping!

Posted on May 4, 2012 1:40:00 PM

Gone are the days when a Saturday morning meant a stroll down Main Street and window shopping with the family.  Say so long to the times you used to spend sorting through the sale racks in hopes of finding that one gem that would make the last three hours of standing in line worthwhile.

The advent of technology and the constant increase in consumer expectations means our favorite pastime could very easily be replaced, at least in some ways, by the internet.

The face of retail is changing— the millennials are growing up, and the next generation of buying is taking shape.  For the first time ever in 2011, ecommerce revenue exceeded 200 billion dollars, and in the next five years it is expected to grow by 60 percent!

That means, by 2016, ecommerce will bring in more than 300 billion dollars, affirming the fact that this ecommerce boom is more than a trend, and giving new opportunities to retailers looking to provide customers with more incentive to shop with them. 

But in an industry where free shipping is already offered, how do you combat the still-present shopping cart abandonment issue and play to the beat of a generation that not only wants things faster, but for a cheaper price?

There’s a simple solution: regional carriers.

Next-day delivery to zone 4 destinations means shipping up to 600 miles from the point of origin, at a competitive price.

And this isn’t just to and from neighboring zip codes. 

The extensive ground network that is inherent to a regional carrier means any ZIP code, within 600 miles, at a ground rate.

Some regional carriers even offer Sunday pickups with Monday delivery to zone four and offer later pickup times, giving shippers the ability to increase productivity and process more shipments during a working day. (As shippers gear up for peak season, now would be a great time to look into that!)

Nobody wants to deal with the woes of buyer’s remorse—when considering a regional carrier, assess your needs first. Let them know what it is you’re looking for in a shipper and let them tell you how they can help.

For more information on regional carriers and the benefits provided by reducing time in transit, you can view Mark Magill's webinar, "Free Shipping is Not Enough: It is Now All About Time in Transit!" by clicking here.



Topics: Webinar, eCommerce, Time in Transit, OnTrac