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Nov. 22 2017
In its second annual Parcel Shipping Index, Pitney Bowes announced a 48% increase in global parcel volume over the last two years. Parcel volume has grown from 44 billion parcels in 2014 to 65 b... View More
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Nov. 21 2017
As always, we are thankful that Morgan Stanley allows us to share these results with our readers, as they provide a benchmark of where the industry is and where it is heading. We’ve pulled out... View More
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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
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Nov. 17 2017
We are halfway through the 2017/2018 trans-Pacific contract season, and it’s time to start asking some serious questions regarding your contract rates to guarantee successful 2018/2019 contrac... View More
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Nov. 15 2017
After years of experiencing Amazon’s profound effect on everything from their delivery times to their shipping prices... View More
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Nov. 15 2017
A large number of shippers, whether new or experienced, encounter unnecessary headaches when shipping small parcel to Canada. These headaches often translate into increased rates of customer complaint
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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
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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
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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
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Sept. 13 2017
Globalization, final mile, and achieving efficiency through fulfillment best practices are all planned as discussion topics for this year’s PARCEL Forum as part of our contribution to the annu... View More
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Sept. 12 2017
The world is getting smaller by the day, but the delivery of international e-commerce orders still has its challenges. We have seen the delivery expectations in the US go from seven to 10 days d... View More
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April 14 2017
On June 29, 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU in what has become known as Brexit. This historic event has created great uncertainty across European markets. The timeline that the British Prime... View More
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April 12 2017
Today, the explosive growth of e-commerce and rapid advances in shipping and logistics has spurred even the smallest companies to reach and engage customers abroad. According to the Internationa... View More
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March 9 2017
In transportation, the role of the freight forwarder is to ensure that internationally traded goods move from point of origin to point of destination — and arrive at the right place, at the right... View More
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July 18 2016
ARLINGTON, Va.; July 7, 2016 – The right delivery partners and easy website navigation with multiple shipping options are critical success factors for eTailers as nearly two-thirds of digitall... View More
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June 22 2016
When a parcel is not delivered, the first person to be blamed is often the last person in the process: the shipper. The reason for delivery failure is often a poor quality address. These costly mistak
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June 20 2016
The concept of international shipping — and cross-border trade in both business-to-consumer and business-to-business environments — has been a vexing issue for merchants and shippers in gene
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June 8 2016
Asia-Pacific has long been a major destination for multi-national businesses as supply chains have globalized and demand from Western countries for Asian exports has increased. As the region shi... View More
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May 31 2016
E-commerce made it a breeze for a shopper to buy something from the other side of the US, and now retailers and delivery companies are making it just as easy for shoppers to buy something on th... View More
May 24 2016
In the UK alone, the online retail channel accounts for in the region of 12 per cent of all consumer spending and, incredibly, it is forecast to reach 40 per cent in the not too distant future... View More

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