Jan. 31 2020
South Jordan, Utah. – InXpress, a global business-to-business shipping and logistics franchise with a network of over 350 franchisees, was ranked No. 384 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s p... View More
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Jan. 27 2020
Do you ever feel that since you’re a low-volume shipper, you can’t get the shipping rates, discounts, and savings your larger competitors do? Although a higher shipping volume can have a... View More
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Jan. 23 2020
The age of the digital supply chain is here. How do we know? More than 1,000 industry leaders across manufacturing and distribution supply chains have said so in a survey that inform... View More
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Jan. 21 2020
The battle for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is underway as logistics providers, including FedEx and UPS, introduce new services to attract this segment. The allure of this group of... View More
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Jan. 16 2020
Whatever your needs or requirements are, a solid partnership with a TMS provider can help you take your operation to the next level. To see some of the leading solution providers in this space, downlo
Jan. 13 2020
NEW YORK, New York – Jan. 13, 2020 – National Retail Federation Annual Conference and EXPO (NRF) -- Janam Technologies, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that capture d... View More
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Jan. 13 2020
When Gartner conducts its annual Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Survey, we ask respondents to state their top three external challenges that affect their organization’s supply... View More
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Jan. 9 2020
Every year, it's interesting to look back and see what topics our readers were most interested in. We hope you enjoy this recap of the top 10 most-read pieces on our site... View More
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Jan. 8 2020
With the parcel volume continuously growing and consumers wanting free shipping, optimizing the last mile of parcel delivery has become more and more crucial. The last mile alone costs upwards... View More
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Jan. 8 2020
It’s hard to believe that we are now in 2020. How did your organization perform with respect to attaining to your goals in 2019? The parcel industry is a dynamic industry that keeps changing... View More
Jan. 7 2020
(Lombard, Illinois) Jan. 3, 2019—Pinnacle Packaging, a Chicagoland-based distributor of packaging, shipping and industrial supplies to companies throughout North America, recently unveiled a... View More
Jan. 7 2020
The Trump Administration announced plans back in October 2018 to withdraw from the Universal Postal Union (UPU) treaty. This was largely part of a move to level the playing field between Chinese... View More
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Jan. 7 2020
There are many facets of an e-commerce retail business that contribute to its success. From product design to marketing, retailers have endless opportunities to grow a loyal customer base. How... View More
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Jan. 6 2020
In the last PARCEL Counsel, we looked at several factors to consider when deciding whether an F.O.B. Origin or F.O.B. Destination term of sale is best for your company. Since then, I had the opportuni
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Jan. 2 2020
The 2019 PARCEL Forum conference just concluded, and once again, I was impressed by the quality and diversity of the distribution center tours offered. First up was Saddle Creek Corporation, a... View More
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Dec. 30 2019
Mixed messages in week 50. FedEx dropped to 81.3% while UPS rebounded to 93%. FedEx’s percentage is based off a smaller sample size due to how they invoice but it does provide credence... View More
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Dec. 30 2019
It is critical for organizations with any kind of parcel volume to understand the impact of the carriers’ general rate increase (GRI). Yet, while the annual announcement by FedEx and UPS is... View More
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Dec. 23 2019
When sending goods globally, shippers need to be aware of the legal issues relating to international shipping and the risks they pose for parcel shippers. These risks include not only financia... View More
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Dec. 19 2019
If international shipping is not on your radar already, it is likely it will be soon. After all, cross-border trade is the next big growth arena in e-commerce. Figure 1 shows the top five coun... View More
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Dec. 17 2019
Rate changes and surcharges have been implemented more and more throughout the past few years, often at any time during the year (instead of being done during the standard, year-end general rate... View More

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