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April 26 2017
As part of their 2017 rate changes, UPS and FedEx changed the way they calculate fuel surcharges as of February 6th. Instead of calculating based on the monthly diesel average price two months p... View More
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April 24 2017
Superb packaging shows the standard of your brand, but there are also lots of things to consider in order to convey the right message. First of all, good packaging protects the product from bein... View More
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April 20 2017
As we all know, Uber has changed the taxi world with technology. They took a very stable business that relied on old technology (radio dispatch system) and made it easier for the consumer. This... View More
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April 20 2017
If data collection, analysis, and intelligent decision making wasn’t a determining factor for business success, these articles might be fewer and farther between. The other reality — in the
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April 19 2017
ARLINGTON, Va.; April 17, 2017 – Improving digital performance at post and parcel organizations is critical to successfully capturing the revenue potential created by the explosive growth of e... View More
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April 18 2017
With the recent GRI increase and carrier tariff changes that have just become effective, it is a very good time to review your company’s shipping profile and costs. Most people know that their... View More
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April 17 2017
Transportation management solutions (TMS) are getting a lot of attention these days as companies look for ways to optimize their delivery network and get control over rising freight costs. It’... View More
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April 14 2017
On June 29, 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU in what has become known as Brexit. This historic event has created great uncertainty across European markets. The timeline that the British Prime... View More
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April 12 2017
Today, the explosive growth of e-commerce and rapid advances in shipping and logistics has spurred even the smallest companies to reach and engage customers abroad. According to the Internationa... View More
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April 11 2017
When I started in this industry some 25-plus years ago, some companies were building their own systems and operating with a lot of data entry and a lot of paper. Back then, the argument to build... View More
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April 10 2017
For many shippers, the decision to ship freight via Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) versus one of the parcel carriers’ hundredweight programs can be challenging, as there are advantages and disadvan... View More
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April 7 2017
On April 6, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration published new regulations relating to the sanitary transportation of food. These are sometimes referred to as the FSMA (fez-ma) regulations as... View More
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April 6 2017
Previously, we discussed an in-depth process for improving warehouse efficiencies – reviewing current processes and identifying areas of improvement; documenting process workflows; projecting invent
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April 5 2017
Supply chain design — if it wasn’t important before, it surely is now. Online selling’s dramatic growth has energized supply chain design, bringing with it a lot of questions. How many... View More
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April 5 2017
Inbound package volumes are growing in all types of organizations—from law firms and educational institutions to e-commerce, manufacturing, healthcare and financial businesses. Managing incomi... View More
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April 4 2017
There are many things about football season that change from week to week. There are others that seem as predictable as the presence of the pigskin.Such is the case with what many sportscasters call t
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April 2 2017
We are grateful to Morgan Stanley for allowing us to share these survey results with our readers. It's a great way for shippers to see where they fall compared to others in our industry. Enjoy!... View More
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March 28 2017
When Benjamin Franklin founded the Constitutional Post in 1774, he inadvertently created the central nervous system of early America. This postal system connected revolutionaries from distant te... View More
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March 24 2017
Consumers’ mindsets have changed. Have yours? Many businesses have tried to bring outdated modes of thinking into their current parcel delivery strategy and failed. Are you guilty of any of these... View More
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March 20 2017
Businesses need and want predictability – particularly when it comes to government regulations. So the fact that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) updates its Technical Inst... View More

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