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June 11 2018
Traditional and digital worlds are colliding as commerce between B2C, C2C, and B2B blur. This collision is straining supply chains around the world as consumers and businesses alike are demanding end-
June 8 2018
(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge, a leading transportation management software development company, announces the... View More
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June 8 2018
In the last installment of PARCEL Counsel — Deregulation of the Airline Industry: FedEx and Last Mile Delivery — we explored how changes in the law greatly enhanced FedEx’s ability to... View More
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June 7 2018
Much has been written about how the small package world would change if Amazon were to enter the market. Though mostly speculative, just about any information you can find on the topic establishes Ama
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June 6 2018
Retailers view their e-commerce shipping service as an extension of their business. The quality and flexibility of their delivery solutions play a direct role in the decision-making criteria... View More
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May 25 2018
Much has been written in the media lately about Amazon extending the benefits of its logistics network to transactions other than those originating at Amazon’s fulfillment centers (personally, I... View More
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May 23 2018
We haven’t reached summer yet, but UPS has decided it’s never too early to start making rate changes. It has already changed its fuel surcharge tables for air export, effective the first week... View More
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May 21 2018
You’ve made the decision to implement a warehouse management system (WMS) – good choice. You will now be able to visualize a 99.9% increase in accuracy of inventory, reduced order processing... View More
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May 16 2018
Customers keep flexing their collective muscles by choosing to spend their money with companies who not only provide the products they want, but with a delivery method, time, and cost they find accept
May 15 2018
Fort Worth, TX – NPI, a prominent manufacturer of sorting systems in the mailing and parcel industry, today announces completion of expansion to their corporate headquarters. The expansion was... View More
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May 14 2018
It is common knowledge that measurement is the key to effective management. This is especially true for shippers attempting to manage their parcel programs and better control their costs. In fact, a r
May 11 2018
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $17.5 billion for the second quarter of 2018 (January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018), an increase of $235 million, or 1.4 perc... View More
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May 10 2018
This article originally appeared in the March/April, 2018 issue of PARCEL.The international e-commerce market is growing at 25% per year and is just beginning to capture the attention of merchants all
May 10 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today the online release of its 2018 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), which details how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcef... View More
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May 8 2018
I’ve compiled five effective practices that we, and our medical device customers, have used to reduce the environmental impact of shipping-related waste. These small steps can make a big difference.... View More
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May 7 2018
With the 2018 general rate increase, FedEx and UPS are further tightening the vise for oversize packages. What has changed? To start, here is a comparison of 2017 vs. 2018 parameters for oversize pack
May 2 2018
You are all aware that there are many ways that warehouse management affects your operation, and without question, choosing the right partner can make the difference. During peak times and&n... View More
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May 2 2018
Millennials comprise almost a third of the US population and spend about $1.2 trillion yearly, more than any other generation, respectively. To attract and keep this highly valuable audience, online b
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May 1 2018
The US economy seems to be chugging along in the right direction. 2017 real GDP growth was 2.3%, compared to 1.5% in 2016. Retail sales for the all-important holiday season were the highest since 2010
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April 27 2018
The marketplace is more saturated than ever before, and as a result, businesses are under constant pressure to make an impact on the average consumer. Of course, you’ll need to ensure your product... View More

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