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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
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
Oct. 27 2015
One of the most common challenges I hear from volume parcel shippers is that they don’t know how good – or bad – are the incentives, terms and structure of their carrier pricing agreemen
Oct. 26 2015
Picture this: you walk into a department store and you see the price tag on various items you want to purchase; but you have no idea what you'll actually end up paying at the register because sales tax... View More
Oct. 15 2015
The growth of e-commerce has been meteoric, and the trend lines keep pointing up. Forrester Research is forecasting that by 2018 total e-commerce sales will approach $415 billion. That means in just three... View More
Oct. 15 2015
Simple, automated order fulfillment technology not only improves service levels, but also pays for itself in a short period of time, less than two years in many cases... View More
Sept. 21 2015
When Hollywood’s aquatic star Esther Williams retired from acting, she reportedly was asked the same question so often that she eventually carried a pre-printed card with the answer: “Yes,... View More
Sept. 9 2015
While the prevalence of omni-channel retail continues to rise, so do competitive pressures, supply chain complexity and consumer expectations. To deliver, retailers must offer consumers rapid fulfillment... View More
Sept. 1 2015
If you have been a reader of PARCEL for some time you are aware of my work and my passion for the industry. Every day I begin my morning by reviewing the articles on UPS, FedEx, USPS, DHL, TNT, Ontrac... View More
Sept. 1 2015
Most parcel shipping carriers have altered their method of calculating the weight – and by extension, the price you pay – of packages you want to ship. In 2014, major shipping carriers announced... View More
Sept. 1 2015
I had the recent pleasure of talking to the Publix store manager in Hickory Flat, Georgia and hisboss a few days ago. I... View More
Aug. 4 2015
Will Forecasts and/or Predictions Benefit Your Supply Chain? The Alibaba Effect RALEIGH, NC – This morning I read an article that addressed the use of forecasts and predictions... View More
July 8 2015
In today’s fast-paced global economy, it’s critical to identify, understand and measure how labeling impacts your supply chain and your company’s business growth. However, do so, you... View More
July 8 2015
CarrierDirect, a leading advisory firm for transportation and logistics companies, today announces the release of its latest white paper, “The Case for Lowering LTL Limits of Liability,” which... View More
June 18 2015
Want to introduce a regional carrier or two into your parcel mix? Then be sure to check out this special regional carrier section, where we introduce you to some of the top carriers in the industry... View More
June 17 2015
Even if you’re not in the parcel industry, the concept of different packaging levels requires no introduction. Rather than making one single box, bag, carton or container responsible for doing everything... View More
June 16 2015
Now that e-commerce is “all grown up” and retailers are getting more and more sophisticated, the next challenge to tackle is creating a true omni-channel business. Companies have been talking... View More
June 16 2015
Warehouse Management System (WMS) software can reduce labor costs and improve overall efficiency in order fulfillment operations, setting the stage for improved financial performance for your company.... View More
June 1 2015
Chances are that if you’re reading this, you are already familiar with parcel auditing. If you’re not, feel free to brush up on your knowledge here. Regardless of your level of familiarity,... View More
May 11 2015
Awana is a global, nonprofit organization that works to engage and encourage Christian-based youth groups around the world through products and activities that make religion fun. So it only makes sense... View More