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June 25 2017
Well, it happened. Just as we predicted during our presentation at last year’s Parcel Forum, a major carrier has finally imposed a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for 2017. UPS’s announcement... View More
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June 22 2017
In a previous article, I referenced business intelligence and its importance in managing small parcel supply chains. It wasn’t merely for the sake of audit and service recovery, but for the sake... View More
June 21 2017
FREDERICK, MD–Every year American manufacturers collectively incur billions of dollars in losses as a result of goods that are damaged during transport by freight shippers. WeFixFreight.com ha... View More
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June 21 2017
In 2016, nearly half -- 43 percent -- of all online retail sales in the US went through Amazon, thus fueling industry demand for two-day shipping. This growth in e-commerce has contrib... View More
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June 19 2017
For years, UPS and FedEx have had zones of parcel delivery ranging from zone 2 to zone 8 within the contiguous United States, with Canada, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii all having their own zo... View More
June 16 2017
PHOENIX, June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OnTrac and AB&R® (American Barcode & RFID) announced a strategic partnership to help drivers deliver packages more efficiently... View More
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June 14 2017
Bulk parcel flow requires singulation (i.e., each parcel is uniformly separated, spaced, and aligned) before entering a downstream automated sorting system. In the post and parcel industry, effi... View More
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June 14 2017
Austin, TX (6.13.17) - ShippingEasy, an innovative provider of the leading cloud-based solutions for e-commerce sellers of all sizes, has launched a Customer Management solution that allows onli... View More
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June 12 2017
Many supply chains have been struggling to control costs and maintain budgets under the new dimensional (DIM) calculations put in place by FedEx and UPS. Those changes, introduced as part of the... View More
mighty lift 2
June 12 2017
Features Practical lifting device for special applications Can also be used as working platform Platform mounted to the carriageIntegrated hydraulic pump and cylinder design... View More
touchpoints
June 9 2017
Each organization is unique in the products they carry, where their customer base is located, what their customer expectations are for lead times, and how they ship their products to their custo... View More
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June 9 2017
Editor's Note: This originally appeared in the May/June issue of our sister publication, Mailing Systems Technology, but as more shippers are including the USPS in their carrier mix, we thought this... View More
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June 9 2017
The advanced reporting engine empowers businesses with actionable data insights, analytics and key performance indicators OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – VeriShip, the leader in parcel shipping intelli... View More
healthcare
June 8 2017
As the population ages and regulatory requirements increase, a recent study by Deloitte forecasts global health care spend to reach $8.7 trillion by 2020. The logistics behind this spend are cos... View More
open door
June 7 2017
Twenty years ago at this time, Seinfeld aired its famous “yada yada yada” episode — and all of us gained a new catchphrase for how easy it can be to skip over or miss crucial elements... View More
June 7 2017
Durham, N.C., June 7, 2017 – With consumers, and especially students, increasingly relying on e-commerce for purchases, university mailrooms are facing issues related to parcel volume and limi... View More
liability
June 6 2017
In many past installments of PARCEL Counsel, we have focused on a carrier’s liability for loss and damage to cargo. However, in this issue, we will look at how improper packaging, loading, blo... View More
survey
June 6 2017
Technology is constantly evolving, and many people are eager to obtain the latest electronics. Electronics are relatively fragile and often expensive, so it's important to understand how to safely pa... View More
June 6 2017
Transtream will automate Deliv rating, shipping, and tracking, providing retail customers with same-day delivery services. Marlborough, Massachusetts – Pierbridge, Inc., announced that the ve... View More
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June 5 2017
The subject of warehouse management systems (WMS) is something that should be evaluated by every DC operations team, every year. The IT team should be involved, but more importantly, it’s the... View More

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