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Jan. 18 2016
I have heard for a couple of years now about the 2020 Supply Chain Talent Drain and the challenges faced by many organizations looking to fill the gap because of retiring baby boomers. Tod... View More
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Jan. 12 2016
In December of 2013 Amazon was very public that they saw fit to blame UPS for late deliveries to consumers. Recall that the winter of 2013 was brutal and in particular in the Oklahoma/Texas area which
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Jan. 11 2016
The US domestic small parcel market is growing much faster than the UsS economy and we expect this to continue for years. We estimate the 2104 market at approximately $62.5 billion, reflecting a 14.4%
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Jan. 11 2016
We’ve made it. Another year has passed, one marked by a shift in consumer expectations and emerging shipping trends like flexible delivery options, cross-border shipping and additional return... View More
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Jan. 8 2016
You’re likely just getting back into the swing of things after attending Parcel Forum 2015, trying to determine what great idea to implement first… or, perhaps you’re still evaluating... View More
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Jan. 5 2016
For the third consecutive year at the PARCEL Forum, Shipware,LLC conducted a live parcel pricing and benchmarking surveyin which 77 shippers responded to survey questions about their parcel usage... View More
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Dec. 29 2015
Shippers, as well as the U.S. economy, prosper when exports are moving in high volume. Exports allow us to support business growth in the form of job creation and revenue. If we examine history... View More
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Dec. 23 2015
“Hope is not a strategy” The speaker was Ivan Hofmann, a 35-year veteran of the transportation industry. This former Executive Vice President & CEO of FedEx Ground offered his perspec... View More
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Dec. 18 2015
The parcel industry continues to be as unpredictable as ever. Uncertainty is a consistent theme among parcel shippers and navigating through it is becoming increasingly challenging. I recently a... View More
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Dec. 15 2015
Remember how your mom always made you take a jacket when you left the house if she thought it might turn cool before you came home? You probably remember rolling your eyes and begrudgingly takin... View More
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Dec. 10 2015
In basic terms, the standardized (and ultra-frank) formula for negotiating contracts is this: Company A wants to renegotiate its carrier agreement. Company A compares its basic shipping profi... View More
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Dec. 3 2015
Over the past decade, UPS & FedEx have increased their Ground tariff rates 54.9% and their Air tariffs 61.8-66.1%. Those aren’t exactly small numbers. Adding insult to injury... View More
Dec. 3 2015
For those of you who don’t remember Andy Rooney, he was the curmudgeon who appeared on CBS News’ 60 Minutes segment “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney” that ran from 1978 to 2011.... View More
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Dec. 2 2015
Each year, as the leaves begin to change and the holidays approach, ads for online shopping and massive sales begin to invade of our email inboxes and take over television commercials. Yet, many... View More
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Dec. 2 2015
Why CFOs must challenge vendors to bring problem-solving ideas to the table.[1] “As chief financial officers move beyond traditional roles, many are finding that vendor selection is becoming... View More
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Dec. 1 2015
With the holiday season quickly approaching, companies who ship packages will have one more thing to add to their plate: The United States Postal... View More
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Nov. 20 2015
Over the next two months, shippers will see massive increases in the number of parcels they handle. Orchestrating the delivery of parcels around the globe is no easy feat and delivery failures a... View More
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Nov. 17 2015
Apparently, UPS didn’t like drop shipping. But, since they’ve recently figured out a way to drive additional revenue from every company that uses UPS to drop ship anything, UPS will now love
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Nov. 16 2015
Today cloud technology is transforming every area of business and transportation management is no exception. Together with SaaS model pricing, cloud technology has dramatically changed the... View More

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