Right now, it’s easy to forget about the complex compliance process behind autumn and winter seasonal beers through the summer haze and its hazy IPAs. But breweries know these hot summer months are the best time to plan for those autumn and winter beers. Getting these beers to market can be time-consuming, and taking the […]
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ShipCompliant End of Year Virtual Seminar Recap
2019 is rapidly approaching! Which means that 2018 is almost gone (where did the time go?). Tis the season then for good food, family, and cheer. It’s also the time to reflect on the previous year and prepare for what may come in the new year. Not to miss out, ShipCompliant by Sovos presented its annual End […]
New Partner | SimplyCMS Launches Integration
ShipCompliant regularly introduces you to wine industry software systems who have recently built integrations to our compliance, tax, and address validation APIs. This week we are excited to tell you about simplyCMS and invite you to join a live integration demo on Tuesday, March 1st (sign up below). You can view all current partners here and find out more information about our partner program here.
Webinar | AMA About Malt Beverage Labeling with the TTB
When you submit a COLA through COLAs Online or through a paper submission, the TTB labeling specialists may return your COLA application with a “Needs Correction” request. We sat down with Michael Webster, the new Labeling Specialist for Malt Beverages at the TTB, to learn the 10 most common reasons why COLAS are returned. He […]
Update | Improved Delivery Experience Tools
Since the release of our delivery experience tools at this year’s DIRECT conference, we received lots of insightful feedback from our users. We’ve taken that feedback and come up with even more ways to improve the delivery experience for you, and ultimately your customers.
Webinar | Product Registration Online Best Practices
Registering labels and waiting for approvals is a pain. If you’re familiar with Product Registration Online (PRO) you know that registering online can make life a bit easier. Recently, we conducted a series of educational webinars that covered news and best practices related to PRO.
Easier and Faster Reporting and Remittance – A.R.R.O. Reports
Automated Reporting and Remittance Online is the Future We are thrilled to announce an incredible improvement to our reporting tool that is easier than eFile reports and faster than paper reports. ShipCompliant, in partnership with the state of Virginia, has developed a new way to submit reports and remit taxes – ARRO reports. This new process […]
Expansion of Allowable Label Revisions by TTB Helps Industry
Last week TTB expanded the list of Allowable Revisions to Approved Alcohol Beverage Labels within the Industry Circular 2014-02. These minor changes come after a major effort last year to reduce the number of new label submissions from domestic suppliers. You can read more about the first change in this blog post. Previously approved labels with […]
Don’t wait! Kansas Product Renewals are Live
It’s that time of year again; the Kansas label renewal period is upon us. Kansas has pushed the renewal period back by a month this year so licensees will be able to renew previously approved labels from June 1st through July 31st. But, that doesn’t mean that you should procrastinate! Just like last year, Kansas […]
Don't Delay – Renew your Arkansas Products by June 30th
Arkansas, the latest state to adopt wholesale label registration practices, has begun their first renewal period. The state recently sent out an email communication to all licensees with previously registered labels. Just in case you missed the email, here’s what you need to know: The renewal period will run from June 1st through June 30th, […]
Accelerating the Demise of Paper
In calendar year 2013, ShipCompliant generated over 200,000 reports (sales and use tax, excise tax, direct shipping reports, wholesale gallonage reports, markup tax reports) for our clients. These reports generated over 700,000 pages of paper that were printed and mailed across the country (with paper checks as well) to the various state agencies. On top […]
Stuff You Didn’t Know about Being a Craft Brewer (Part 1)
The craft brewing industry has seen tremendous growth in the past few years. In 2012, there were 1292 craft breweries in the US and 1,124 brewpubs, a growth rate of more than 20% over the previous year. More and more people are getting into the business of craft beer, but how many really understand what’s […]
A Forum for Your Thoughts
The beauty of ShipCompliant and other software as a service products is that they are cloud based, which allows them to be ever-changing and always improving. We have a responsibility to fix things that are broken and maintain upkeep, but more important and far more interesting in our eyes, is the usability and deliverability of […]