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Dec. 6 2019
Conducting regular daily business can be daunting enough, but with businesses transacting more with suppliers, distributors, and clients around the world, it has become even more baffling and... View More
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Dec. 5 2019
The parcel industry is changing at lightning speed due to the growth of e-commerce, and the demand placed on parcel shippers – and notably their infrastructure – is increasing dramatically
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Dec. 5 2019
As businesses evolve and grow, it’s essential that supply chain managers allocate time to reworking their strategies in order to make their processes more effective. With customers increasin... View More
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Dec. 4 2019
Transportation is often the largest supply chain cost for a company. While there are many approaches to reducing this expense, such as redesigning the network or running a carrier bid event, t... View More
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Dec. 4 2019
Incoterms are internationally recognized, used worldwide in both international and domestic contracts for the sale of goods. Incoterms first originated back in 1936, but have been adjusted, ad... View More
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Dec. 3 2019
Peak season surcharges began in 2017 as a way for carriers to mitigate some of the costs during the heavy shipping season. Packages that require extra handling (i.e. additional handling, large package
Dec. 3 2019
Deerfield, Ill., December 3, 2019—Pregis is announcing another $5 million investment in its Pregis Films facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Additionally, Pregis is leasing an additi... View More
Dec. 3 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 2, 2019 – “Delivering World-Class Customer Service: Lessons from The Mouse” will be the keynote presentation at the CLDA’s second Final Mile Forum & Expo... View More
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Dec. 2 2019
Despite the global interconnectedness of the parcel sector, we are now only beginning to understand the effects of trade and security tensions on our industry. Outside of mere volume impacts, there is
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Nov. 28 2019
With Prime Day and back-to-school shopping in the rear-view mirror, next up is the big one, the real test for e-commerce supply chains: holiday peak season. While fulfillment centers are a vita... View More
Nov. 27 2019
ST. LOUIS, MO (11.19.19) - ShipWorks, the leading software for high performance, high-volume shipping management, has enhanced its best-in-class Best Rate tool, solidifying it as the... View More
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Nov. 26 2019
The international commerce sector is seeing some big changes that could have a fairly significant impact on shippers’ operations. In that vein, we at PARCEL sat down with some with logistics... View More
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Nov. 25 2019
UPS announced its 2020 general rate increase (GRI) on November 18, 2019. The announced rate increase is 4.9% on Ground and Air services, and it will go into effect on December 29, 2019. Along... View More
Nov. 21 2019
Scottsdale, Arizona – November 18, 2019 – Trax Group, a leader in cloud-based transportation spend management solutions, announces that Hampton Wall has joined the company as Chief Executive
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Nov. 20 2019
Shippers and delivery companies have been preparing all year for this – the busy and exciting holiday season, and this ye... View More
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Nov. 20 2019
It's hard to believe the holidays are almost upon us, yet that is certainly the case. With an even shorter holiday shopping season this year, due to the lateness of Thanksgiving, consumers will l... View More
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Nov. 18 2019
The process of analyzing high-volume shipper distribution patterns, identifying opportunities to save money and, in many cases, reduce transit times is often called mode (or modal) optimization (MO)... View More
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Nov. 14 2019
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service reported operating revenue of $71.1 billion for fiscal year 2019 (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019), an increase of $514 million compared to the prior... View More
Nov. 13 2019
Prashant joins LaserShip with 10 years of senior level management experience in logistics, operations and distribution. However, becoming a leader in the logistics fie... View More
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Nov. 13 2019
The most wonderful time of the year for online merchants is the holiday shopping season. With it comes a plethora of new customers who are experiencing your brand or business for the first tim... View More

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