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Sept. 28 2016
We have all heard that knowledge is power. This could not be truer when it comes to managing your transportation expense. In today’s world, the carriers have made it difficult for shippers to... View More
June 24 2013
As we all know, free shipping offers aren’t free. Yet, most shippers feel compelled to extend free shipping to their customers, especially during peak season and for promotional purposes. The challenge... View More
June 10 2013
When shippers evaluate their carriers, especially FedEx and UPS, they typically look at rates and service levels. Yet, with FedEx and UPS both offering similar supply chain solutions, and maintaining on... View More
Oct. 16 2012
In today’s shipping environment, many shippers struggle with controlling and allocating their shipping costs. In an effort to identify an industry standard, PARCEL and Navigo Consulting Group recently... View More
Aug. 26 2009
Most shippers believe that shipping is not and cannot be a profit center. Many assume that by offering free shipping, they will drive additional revenue to the bottom line that will more than offset the... View More
Nov. 12 2008
Last month, PARCEL, Traffic World and Navigo Consulting Group conducted a survey of over 660 shippers. The survey addressed how shippers are confronting rising shipping costs and whether or not shipping... View More
Feb. 1 2008
On December 31, 2007, UPS, FedEx and DHL all passed along the highest general rate increases in eight years. This 6.9% raise came on the heels of record setting increases in 2007. For many shippers,... View More
Feb. 18 2007
In Part One of our series, we discussed the major frustrations that shippers had with respect to their carriers. In Part Two, well discuss how incorrect invoicing creates significant problems for shippers.... View More
Feb. 1 2007
While most shippers are giving carriers high marks for service performance and delivery, they are increasingly unhappy with their overall relationships with their service providers. According to a recent... View More

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