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Aug. 8 2016
Benjamin Franklin once said: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Well, Mr. Franklin clearly wasn’t a parcel shipper — if he was, he surely... View More
Aug. 1 2016
Hickory, NC (August 1, 2016) – Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announces the branding of its expanding transactional division as BirdDog Logistic... View More
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June 29 2016
Much has been written about the adjustments small package carriers have made to service and accessorial charges in recent years. Most of these seemingly minor changes are helping carriers achieve sign
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June 14 2016
Shippers already pay enough in General Rate Increase (GRI) cost, but will they have to pay more? E-commerce volumes have increased exponentially over the past several years, and it could start g... View More
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June 13 2016
Let’s face it. “Data” is a trendy term. Everyone wants to talk about it and prove to others that they know what it means to live in a data-driven world. It’s a wildly popular thing... View More
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May 24 2016
Earlier this year, FedEx Corp. announced its plans to decrease the maximum length for the Additional Handling Fee from 60 inches to 48 inches (length of longest side) before the surcharge... View More
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May 4 2016
The number one reason online shoppers abandon their cart at checkout is due to the spike in price when shipping fees are included. National parcel carriers continue to implement monumental rate... View More
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May 2 2016
Last weekend my wife and I were craving a steak dinner. We grabbed the kids and headed to a well-known steakhouse chain, famous for their satisfaction guarantee on their food. Once seated, there... View More
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April 4 2016
Want to know how to get the most value out of the time and money you spend on office shipping? To find that out, you must start with the data. This includes all the information you have about... View More
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April 4 2016
When it comes to negotiating carrier agreements, carriers have a way of making shippers feel great about their discounts. However, more often than not, “fine print” gets in the way... View More
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March 2 2016
Parcel shipping charges can represent up to five to 10% of a company's total expenses. Fuel surcharges are driving that cost even higher. And shippers are looking to get a handle on the numerous surc... View More
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March 1 2016
Changes are afoot once again with the FedEx and UPS fuel surcharges. On March 7th, the FedEx fuel surcharge for Air and International will be 0% (yes, you read that right!) and Ground will... View More
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Feb. 16 2016
Third-party shipping is a vital and ever growing area of today’s modern supply chain and one that UPS, through its 2016 GRI, has targeted for additional yields. Effective January 4th, 2016 UPS began
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Jan. 21 2016
Forget limiting rate increases to occur on an annual basis. Apparently when you’re UPS and FedEx, you can decide to make adjustments or, more accurately, increases throughout the course of the... View More
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Jan. 5 2016
For the third consecutive year at the PARCEL Forum, Shipware,LLC conducted a live parcel pricing and benchmarking surveyin which 77 shippers responded to survey questions about their parcel usage... View More
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Dec. 3 2015
Over the past decade, UPS & FedEx have increased their Ground tariff rates 54.9% and their Air tariffs 61.8-66.1%. Those aren’t exactly small numbers. Adding insult to injury... View More
Nov. 24 2015
Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) – Lojistic, an innovative provider of transportation cost reduction services and software, is excited to announce its new instant parcel audit web tool. This free UPS an... View More
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Nov. 24 2015
Are you capturing the dimensions of your LTL shipments before they’re picked up for delivery? You should be. Chances are good that your LTL carriers are – and their measurements can res... View More
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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
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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

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