May 22 2019
VIENNA, VA- LaserShip, an e-commerce parcel carrier servicing the eastern and Midwest U.S., announced today operational investments the company is making to improve the e-commerce delivery experience... View More
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May 21 2019
Supply chain automation as a strategy to keep up with consumer demand and reduce costs is no new concept. What is new, however, is the accessibility of the latest generation of robotics and auto... View More
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May 20 2019
As they do every year, USPS and all the major shipping carriers have rolled out rate increases and process changes for 2019. But in the case of USPS, this year’s changes are more aggressive th... View More
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May 15 2019
The cost of the last mile for e-commerce service is a big obstacle. Some estimates show that up to 28% of the total cost of delivering goods reflects the last-mile delivery expense. However, whe... View More
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May 13 2019
Shippers need to monitor and negotiate more than just the base price of their FedEx shipping.Just as airline or car rental fees increase the ticket or rental base price, FedEx surcharges substantially
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May 10 2019
Your customers are expecting faster and faster delivery times each year, all while you are trying to cut costs, so network changes are often needed to increase shipping performance. Adding a dis... View More
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May 7 2019
Dimensional weight (also referred to as DIM weight, volumetric weight, or cubed weight) is the relationship of shipping box size to actual weight of the unit. Shipment pricing based on dimension... View More
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May 2 2019
The growing influence of Amazon is sending a ripple effect through e-commerce, impacting customer expectations and leaving merchants and warehouses scrambling for ways to keep up. With this chan... View More
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May 2 2019
Parcel auditing is a necessary task for shippers in today’s rapidly growing parcel market. It ensures that shippers pay the correct amount for their shipments, determines whether their shipmen... View More
May 1 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 1, 2019 – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Automated Packaging Systems, Inc. (APS), a leading manufactu... View More
April 30 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — April 23, 2019 — LSO, also known as Lone Star Overnight, in partnership with DHL OptimalShip, announced today the launch of LSO Global, its new international shipping service
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April 29 2019
When I succeeded my colleague, William J. Augello, as author of this column in 2007, I knew the column would be about transportation law. However, it was not until a few years ago that I realized exac
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April 19 2019
Warehouse optimization is all about making your operation as efficient, productive, and profitable as possible — in other words, doing more with less to increase your bottom line... View More
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April 10 2019
Due to the increasing complexity of ground parcel shipping rates, it’s quite possible that many shippers may not be aware of the potential surcharges to which their packages are being subjected.... View More
April 4 2019
Trax Launches Rate Manager and Changes the Game for Managing Transportation Rates and Contracts Delivers cloud-based global rate and contract management for shippers and carriers to gain visi... View More
April 4 2019
Chicago, April 4 2019 - Bringg, the leading delivery orchestration platform, announced today a partnership with LSO, also known as Lone Star Overnight. Bringg’s solution provides LSO with real... View More
April 3 2019
INDIANAPOLIS (March 5, 2019) – enVista, a leading global consulting and software solutions firm, today announced its partnership with ProShip, Inc., a Neopost company and leader in logistics s... View More
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April 2 2019
The first of the year is an excellent time to take stock of your operation and evaluate some changes that need to be made or identify some improvements that can enhance your throughput. Many tak... View More
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April 1 2019
2018 was a record year for 3PLs but a tough year for shippers. The 3PLs were the beneficiaries of a perfect storm in the trucking market, driven mainly by the enforcement of the electronic loggi... View More
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March 28 2019
In 2017, Americans gave retailers their best holiday season in over five years. According to a sales report issued by Mastercard SpendingPulse, US year-end holiday retail sales rose 4.9% compare... View More

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