Sept. 28 2018
Deerfield, Ill., September 27, 2018— In response to the positive reception of the initial product launch, Pregis LLC is adding new pink and black color options to its Inspyre protective packag... View More
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Sept. 27 2018
With consumers migrating away from traditional brick and mortar retail options, companies continue to increase their online presence and e-commerce offerings in order to stay relevant and profitable... View More
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Sept. 26 2018
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. As many parcel shippers know, prici... View More
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Sept. 25 2018
In our personal lives, it can be uncomfortable to answer the scary “what if?” questions about our cars, our homes, our health, and our lives themselves. But with respect to Murphy’s... View More
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Sept. 24 2018
Two emerging technologies, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), offer exciting possibilities for many industries, including the supply chain. VR is an immersive technology: the end u... View More
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Sept. 20 2018
We live in a world that demands instant gratification. What this means to companies – retailers, distributors, and suppliers – is that the pressure has never been greater to provide ever-fas
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Sept. 20 2018
In the frothy battle for online customer loyalty, shipping choices and amounts charged for those choices is a highly influential front. Retailers have been grappling with this changing landscape... View More
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Sept. 19 2018
Two years ago, during the Black Friday weekend, US online sales reached over $5.27 billion, which was a 17.7% increase year-over-year. More and more consumers went online and set a new record fo... View More
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Sept. 18 2018
We live in a parcel world where accessorial increases can be announced at any time of the year and have huge impacts on budgets. Accessorial charges account for anywhere from five to 30% of our... View More
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Sept. 17 2018
This article originally appeared in the July/August, 2018 issue of PARCEL. Threats have now become a reality as global trade comes under attack. Actions such as tariffs and Brexit are risks that ship
Sept. 13 2018
WOODBURY, New York – September 13, 2018 - Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, today introduced its newest and m... View More
Sept. 12 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has boosted its capacity and operational innovation to expand FedEx Ground U.S. operations to six days per week in response to the growing e-commerce dema... View More
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Sept. 12 2018
For many, August brings the onset of the busy season. Time to rev up the motor and get orders out to adequately meet the holiday demand! Many e-commerce companies see between 40-60% of their bus... View More
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Sept. 10 2018
The real question on retailers’ minds is why do customers choose to buy something? If they could get into their heads, their lives would be a lot easier, as they would be able to clearly see w... View More
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Sept. 6 2018
Every merchant has a contract, which they typically renegotiate either annually or semi-annually, with a major shipping carrier. As merchants sit down to renew their contracts, they aim to negot... View More
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Sept. 6 2018
Earlier this year, I had a “discovery” experience when I was introduced to an entire world of which I was not very familiar. I’ve worked in the mailing/shipping industry for over 30... View More
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Sept. 6 2018
Anyone who has been through a holiday peak season recognizes the opportunities – and potential pitfalls – it presents for e-commerce brands. The spike in order volume can help meet short- and... View More
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Sept. 3 2018
The first full day of the 2017 PARCEL Forum in Nashville had a special highlight during the keynote luncheon. Since 2015, we have conducted a search for the game-changer of the year in the months lead
Aug. 31 2018
San Ramon, Calif., August 27, 2018 – Leading West Coast parcel and freight delivery provider, GSO ─ a GLS Company ─ announced the opening of its new hub in Visalia, California. The an... View More
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Aug. 30 2018
The continued growth of e-commerce – which reached an all-time high of more than $2 trillion worldwide last year – has changed how brands should look at the packout part of the fulfillment... View More

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