Jan. 2 2018
2017 was a big year for the small-shipment industry (although, really, is any year in our industry ever non-eventful?). As we reflect on the year that just ended, we take a look at the top 10 articles
Nov. 30 2017
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! People all over the world have begun to fill their online shopping carts with gifts for family, friends, and loved ones. As package deliveries surge d... View More
Nov. 20 2017
No one can dispute the massive impact the internet has had on the continuing growth of e-commerce and connecting buyers and sellers across country borders. But for start-up businesses wanting to... View More
Nov. 15 2017
After years of experiencing Amazon’s profound effect on everything from their delivery times to their shipping prices... View More
Nov. 15 2017
Manage and Exceed Expectations Customers expect the same services from a small business as they do from an online retail giant. A recent study conducted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) found... View More
Nov. 14 2017
“Shipping internationally is a pain in the neck but very valuable to our future growth.” This is a common theme that most CEOs share about their global growth. There are many areas that need
Nov. 13 2017
The process of finding a cross-border provider has been discussed previously and is an important consideration for B2B and B2C shippers in the US and globally. New considerations, however, have come u
Nov. 9 2017
Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company providing innovative products and solutions to power commerce, recently released the 2017 Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce Study – the first study
Nov. 6 2017
According to UPS, more than half of shoppers are interested in an alternate delivery location with extended hours and lower fees. In fact, 35% of these shoppers prefer parcel lockers. With large retai
Nov. 2 2017
With the FedEx GRI that was announced several weeks ago, FedEx also announced increases to accessorial fees that will have a significant impact. This link provides a chart that highlights the ch... View More
Nov. 1 2017
As a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), you’ll have hundreds of things on your mind. Reducing costs and being more environmentally friendly is likely to be high up on your list (after the never-
Oct. 26 2017
Effective December 24, 2017 (yes, you read that correctly), rates for UPS Ground, UPS Air and International services as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and the between the US, Canada and Puerto Rico
Oct. 23 2017
Negotiation pre-season is about to kickoff. Annually, we should be reviewing our agreements, adjustments, and invoices (invoices are our Magic 8-Ball to reveal rates and weights). A little pre-s... View More
Oct. 18 2017
Risk is an inevitable, integral part of business. The big question is, how do you evaluate risk in your supply chain, and what action will best manage or avoid risk all together? War... View More
Oct. 12 2017
As has been widely reported in many industry trade journals, FedEx Corp announced that they will be raising shipping rates in 2018 for FedEx Ground, FedEx Express, and FedEx Freight by 4.9%. If... View More
Oct. 2 2017
FedEx’s 2018 GRI announcement talks about the increases that will take place January 1; however, there are other substantial changes that will take place on January 22 that will have a major cost... View More
Oct. 2 2017
As most of us have heard by now, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp., will increase shipping rates effective January 1, 2018 by an average of 4.9%. The ch... View More
Sept. 27 2017
Thinking five to 10 years ahead, leading North American executives are increasingly turning to multi-modal data science to address the enterprise impact of soaring parcel volumes across the glob... View More
Sept. 25 2017
Many organizations are considering bringing in a new shipping and receiving system to deliver higher accountability, efficiency, and cost control by providing advanced shipping, receiving, and t... View More
Sept. 20 2017
When it comes to same-day delivery, the expectations of consumers have dramatically changed within the last few years. As a result, those in the customized logistics and delivery industry have h... View More