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Sept. 12 2017
Once again, we asked, and you answered. Thank you to those of you who took the time to fill out our carrier performance survey, in which we asked you to rate the carriers on a variety of issues... View More
Sept. 11 2017
Do you feel the pinch of low visibility to solve your logistics problems? Don’t let limited IT resources hinder you. RateLinx can help. We are the only logistics software provider to create clean,... View More
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Sept. 11 2017
The names FedEx and UPS are so ubiquitous in the parcel space that there’s often no room to talk about other options. But other options do exist — potentially valuable options. Regional carr
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Sept. 11 2017
Though it happened two decades ago, the dot-com craze of the 1990s created significant misinformation about warehouse fulfillment. But one thing is true — it may be the fastest-growing type of... View More
Sept. 8 2017
In the shipping world, it is no longer just about getting a product from point A to point B the fastest. Carriers are becoming a resource for shippers, offering more services in different... View More
Sept. 8 2017
EATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced plans to open Amazon HQ2, a second company headquarters in North America. Amazon expects to invest... View More
Sept. 8 2017
Lehi, Utah—Logistics technology and consulting firm iDrive Logistics has earned a spot on the Inc. 500/5000 list for the fifth consecutive year. This year, iDrive ranked #739 in the nation for... View More
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Sept. 7 2017
There is no question that in its early days, the development of Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) was driven by innovations in dedicated scanning hardware. However, in more recent... View More
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Sept. 7 2017
Most parcel and LTL shippers identify fast order fulfillment (... View More
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Sept. 7 2017
“The process is broken!” “What is the problem?” “Can we do it better?” “Because we have always done it this way.” These might be some common phrases used... View More
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Sept. 7 2017
Dozens, if not hundreds, of articles have been published on contract negotiation: the dos, the don’ts, benchmarking, cost basis negotiations, and so on. While these tips are certainly valuable and... View More
Sept. 6 2017
Free shipping has become the bane of many an online retailer’s existence. Thanks to marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay, Etsy and others, the majority of consumers expect to be offered free, or... View More
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Sept. 6 2017
Part one of this series looked at how managing inbound parcels has become a growing challenge for organizations of all sizes. This challenge comes from the dramatic increase in the volume of inbo... View More
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Sept. 6 2017
When UPS first announced Peak Surcharges in June, the carrier promised to publish an updated 2017 Rate and Service Guide on September 1. That day has arrived and UPS has delivered, so to speak. So, w
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Sept. 5 2017
Editor's Note: At first glance, this topic of political discourse seems far removed from the small-shipment industry. However, industry expert Dan Moll will be presenting a session at the 2017 PARCEL... View More
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Sept. 5 2017
We at PARCEL are grateful to Morgan Stanley for allowing us to share these results with our readers. A portion of these results were published in the September/October issue; here are the full s... View More
Sept. 5 2017
A customized solution is only valuable when coupled with reliable service you can count on and an answer that doesn’t break the budget. U.S. Cargo is built on the idea of creating flexib... View More
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Sept. 5 2017
For many retailers, the packing arena is a battleground they face every day. Not only do they want their packaging to stand out among the millions of parcels being shipped daily, but they also w... View More
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Sept. 5 2017
Before e-commerce sales consumed 8.5% of retail sales, warehousing could be a much simpler affair for many companies. You would bring products in by the truckload, store them until orders were p... View More
Aug. 31 2017
San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland - August 29, 2017 - Scandit, the leading developer of software-based mobile data capture solutions for smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones, rob... View More

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