Brittany Beecroft

Director of Parcel Pricing, AFS
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Dec. 12 2016
Small parcel shippers understand the nature of the General Rate Increase, and they attempt to mitigate the increase accordingly. We can negotiate a solid contract, but if our understanding and v... View More
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Sept. 19 2016
The trend of shifting inbound from the procurement department to transportation managers in order to blend inbound and outbound into your contract can inherently create savings. But we cann... View More
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Oct. 13 2015
We've all had this happen - we get a great coupon for a product we love. Almost free! Who can pass that up? Then we read the fine print - only valid on this product, on this day, during this hour. Gotcha!... View More
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June 18 2015
With so much focus on the recent changes to dimensional weight logic we want to be sure we do not overlook an equally impactful area concerning actual versus billed weights — Minimum Billable Weight... View More
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Sept. 26 2014
How many of you just read that title and thought, “What do you mean ‘versus’? The fee isn’t the same?” Not only is it not the same, but also the Ground Residential fee carries... View More
July 23 2014
FedEx Air shippers have long seen dimensional logic applied to each package—if the package shipped in a non-FedEx box or tube. Lightweight Air shippers who try to avoid “the dim” or simply... View More
April 21 2013
We know the value of shipping with the Big Two. What many shippers may not realize are the benefits of looking outside the box of the Big Two and utilizing an alternate carrier that specializes in residential... View More
Dec. 5 2012
While being able to mitigate the General Rate Increase is the hope of every shipper, organizations must take the opportunity to evaluate all aspects of their carrier agreement and structure it so that... View More
Nov. 2 2012
Have you ever looked at your invoice and thought, "This can't be right? Why did we pay so much?" With new FedEx rates going into effect on Monday, January 7, 2013, shippers should already be evaluating... View More
June 6 2012
After analyzing the shipping trends of more than 350 Global, National, and Middle Market companies that base their shipping in the US, we’ve found that most US-based shippers overspend by an average... View More

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