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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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April 25 2018
Keeping up with parcel industry changes is a challenge. The pace of industry evolution is rapid, and it’s becoming more complex — and costly. Parcel shipping rates are increasing at more than... View More
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April 18 2018
A short time ago in an introductory lecture, a professor gave his students a simple lesson. He said, "Everyone, get out your calculators and enter the following: ‘One plus one multiplied by t... View More
April 17 2018
Plantation, Fla., April 17, 2018: DHL, the world’s leading international logistics provider, has recently expanded its operations in the greater New York City area to support international tra... View More
April 16 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) today announced that Michael L. Ducker, President and CEO of its FedEx Freight subsidiary, will retire effective August 15, 2018. Ducker took the hel... View More
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April 16 2018
With online sales continuing to grow at double-digit rates, retailers are looking for innovative solutions to improve their customer’s experience as well as minimize costs. A trending strategy... View More
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April 13 2018
This article originally appeared in the March/April, 2018 issue of PARCEL. Annual shipping rate increases are an expected occurrence for shippers and customers alike. Shippers understand and acce... View More
April 11 2018
Raleigh, NC - MonarchFx, a Tompkins International company, partners with Piedmont National, providing expert packaging solutions to create unique and innovative solutions that are streamlined, cost ef
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April 11 2018
There comes a point in nearly every growing e-commerce merchant’s journey when the topic of scalability must be explored. Scalability might take many forms for this growing business, but managing... View More
April 5 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – April 5, 2018 – Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, today introduces an enhanc
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April 5 2018
Last month, we published part one of a two-part series on the top enterprise labeling trends affecting the supply chain. This month, we'll take a look at the role analytics and cloud technology play... View More
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April 4 2018
With Amazon’s recent announcement of Shipping with Amazon, in which the company will pick up and ship packages to customers (effectively removing the need for third-party carriers), there’s
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April 3 2018
Across the materials handling industry, labor costs frequently comprise as much as 50% of the expenses at any individual warehouse. The industry is labor-intensive by nature... View More
April 2 2018
WOODBURY, New York – March 29, 2018 - Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, today introduced the newest and most powerf
April 2 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today Purple Runway – A FedEx Pathways Program, an industry-leading pilot development program designed to... View More
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March 29 2018
Imagine ordering a new computer or buying a set of golf clubs in the morning. And it arrives at your house two hours later. That’s same-day delivery, and it has the power to shift the last-mile... View More
March 27 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) announced today that it has acquired P2P Mailing Limited, a leading provider of worldwide e-commerce transportation solutions, for £92 million. P2P’s... View More
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March 27 2018
We all know that the e-commerce industry is booming. And why wouldn't it be? The convenience of shopping from home and having your purchases delivered to your doorstep is unparalelled. But, ther... View More
March 26 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced it has placed a reservation for 20 Tesla Semi trucks. The fully-electric trucks, which are scheduled to begin production in 2019, will b... View More

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