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Feb. 21 2018
The booming trend of e-commerce shopping continues to grow, and not just in massive sales, but also in the actual size of products available. Sales of non-traditional, bulky items are now accessible f
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Feb. 21 2018
In the last installment of PARCEL Counsel, we explored the legal characteristics of UPS and FedEx. While researching for that installment, I was reminded of the origin of UPS, which I would like to sh
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Feb. 19 2018
Anyone who shops online has had this experience: A big parcel carrier truck pulls up to your house, spewing CO2. They drop a large package on your porch. You open it up only to find the tiny pro... View More
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Feb. 16 2018
Whew! You made it through the holiday rush. Many companies do 80% of their volumes during the three-month holiday period. Even if you are not one of those companies, you may have seen an increas... View More
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Feb. 15 2018
With new technology constantly emerging to enhance the overall retail experience, customer expectations continue to rise. The typical online shopping process has improved in almost all phases, causing
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Feb. 14 2018
This was a successful and challenging peak season. Most volumes have exceeded projections, which has put pressure on the carriers to meet their customers’ delivery expectations. However, there is... View More
Feb. 12 2018
Pineberry Manufacturing Inc.’s InstaPrint prints, scans and inserts up to 200 pages per minute on demand, greatly reducing bottlenecks, labor costs and improving automated packing slip order f... View More
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Feb. 12 2018
The provider that offers the fastest last-mile service wins the race, right? Think again! It’s all about customer service. Defining “customer service” often depends on your own business,... View More
Feb. 9 2018
Reno, NV, February 7, 2018: OnTrac, a logistics company specializing in delivery services in the Western United States, has witnessed significant growth in Northern Nevada. Announced in early Oc... View More
Feb. 9 2018
Austin, TX – February 8, 2018 - ShipStation, the leading web-based e-commerce shipping solution, today announced it has integrated with Amazon Australia, which Amazon launched in December 2017... View More
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Feb. 8 2018
The proliferation of ride-sharing platforms and on-demand delivery services poses a serious question to the parcel delivery industry: Can a similar crowdsourcing model be harnessed for final-mile dist
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Feb. 6 2018
It seems as if Mother Nature is having its way with the supply chain industry lately. While the mighty river of the “Amazon effect” is a disruptive element in creating new levels of customer... View More
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Feb. 5 2018
The e-commerce supply chain, for all its sophistication, is a violent place if you are a carton that must get from point A to Point B. You are handled by many people who may throw you around without m
Feb. 5 2018
ERIE, PA (February 5, 2018) - Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, warehousing, fulfillment, and supply chain solutions, is pleased to announce that it has a... View More
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Feb. 1 2018
As a result of the ongoing rise in e-commerce and the growth of Amazon Prime (which has an estimated 80 million US members), today’s online shoppers have very different expectations when it comes... View More
Feb. 1 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Corp., a worldwide provider of transportation, e-commerce, and business services, announced that beginning March 1, it will realign its specialty logistics and e-commerce s... View More
Jan. 30 2018
Tomorrow’s technology is already here. And if you’re not already getting ahead, you’re likely to fall behind. In our increasingly integrated, increasingly globalized economy, it’s... View More
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Jan. 30 2018
In Morgan Stanley's latest survey, which they kindly allow PARCEL to share with our readers, shippers' view of the economy jumped to the highest level seen in the 15-year history of the survey... View More
Jan. 30 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, a leading provider of third party logistics (3PL) services recently honored eight carrier partners that continue to provide excellent servic... View More
Jan. 30 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- This month, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is launching an educational training program on Truckers Against Trafficking for team members at FedEx Freight, its less-than-truckload unit... View More

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