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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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Feb. 27 2017
2016 ushered in a rising sentiment of populism. The UK vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States were among the most visible of... View More
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Jan. 24 2017
As we went through the 2016 peak season, one thing was painfully obvious: the e-commerce world is continually growing. However, along with the challenges this presents, the global e-commerce wor... View More
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Dec. 27 2016
Recently, in working on several different accounts but using one particular carrier, I noticed the same anomaly. In the billing data, there were shipments that showed “no-zone” as the rated
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Dec. 16 2016
E-commerce continues to represent a growing chunk of total US retail sales. Representing an average of eight percent of total US retail sales for the first half of 2016 (compared to 7.1% for the... View More
Sept. 23 2016
Inefficiencies in barcode label printing can decrease a company’s throughput, resulting in customer dissatisfaction, delays, missed deadlines, fines, and ultimately a significant impact to overall... View More
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Sept. 15 2016
Compared to just a few years ago, there’s a world of difference, literally, in how organizations operate today. Businesses and institutions are increasingly engaged in shipping beyond their na... View More
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Aug. 22 2016
When we last focused on cross-border e-commerce, in the 2015 article, “E-Commerce Cross Border Parcel Shipping,” the market was ready to take off, and since then, it certainly has. In a rece
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May 2 2016
The world is shrinking thanks to global trade, and while the US small parcel market is still dominated by a handful of delivery companies, Europe is much more diverse. The European market is comprised
March 10 2016
Plantation, Fla., March 10, 2016: The Customs Reauthorization Bill, which goes into effect today, will open up new international trade opportunities for U.S. businesses, regardless of their size... View More
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Jan. 26 2016
According to the latest figures released by the UK-based Centre for Retail Research, US online spending was expected to reach $349.20 bn [£215.39 bn] in 2015 - an increase of 13.8 per cent on t
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Dec. 29 2015
Shippers, as well as the U.S. economy, prosper when exports are moving in high volume. Exports allow us to support business growth in the form of job creation and revenue. If we examine history... View More
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Nov. 20 2015
Over the next two months, shippers will see massive increases in the number of parcels they handle. Orchestrating the delivery of parcels around the globe is no easy feat and delivery failures a... View More
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Oct. 26 2015
This year is going down as one of the busiest for logistics Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and much of it is thanks to low interest rates, compelling US economic conditions and for some ac... View More
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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
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Oct. 15 2015
Today's consumers want instant satisfaction. People want to know if the item they choose is available, where it's coming from and how quickly they can get it. This puts a lot of pressure on retailers,... View More
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Sept. 21 2015
Today’s booming e-commerce market has presented great opportunities for DHL, FedEx and UPS as well as additional logistics solutions providers. Cross-border e-commerce shipping is one of the greatest... View More
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June 17 2015
FedEx’s recent acquisition of TNT is a great example of the old adage, “never say never.” Back in the 1990s, FedEx pulled out of the European market with over $1 billion in losses. However,... View More

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