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Jan. 22 2018
I often hear two misconceptions about big data. First, people sometimes think, “I have a large amount of data, so I have big data,” and second, “It’s too expensive to truly leverage... View More
Jan. 19 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine. The annual “World’s Most... View More
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Jan. 18 2018
Would you like to do your part to reduce your company’s operating expenses and increase profits? Take a closer look at your shipping spend! Costs are on the rise. For large production shippers... View More
Jan. 16 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced the realignment, beginning March 1, 2018, of its specialty logistics and e-commerce solutions in a new structure under FedEx Trade Networks, Inc... View More
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Jan. 15 2018
Logistics processes and procedures are complex, and it’s common to still see physical documents shipped by express service providers to points of receipt, including your accounts payable, acco... View More
Jan. 10 2018
Raleigh, NC - MonarchFx, a Tompkins International company, partners with leading supply chain solutions provider, NFI, to select the first Rapid Deployment MonarchFx Center (RDMC), located in Ch... View More
Jan. 10 2018
Lakewood, NJ – January 10, 2018 – UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the trusted industry leader in innovative order picking solutions, celebrates its second consecutive year of record business growt
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Jan. 8 2018
Consumers were projected to spend upwards of $682 billion during the 2017 holiday season, with 51% shopping online, according to the National Retail Federation. Thanks to e-commerce giant Amazon... View More
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Jan. 5 2018
On September 18, FedEx announced its 2018 general rate increase (GRI). FedEx’s 2018 GRI is keeping the US Domestic Express and Ground increase to 4.9% (as compared to 2017 GRI Express at 3.9%)... View More
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Jan. 2 2018
2017 was a big year for the small-shipment industry (although, really, is any year in our industry ever non-eventful?). As we reflect on the year that just ended, we take a look at the top 10 articles
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Jan. 2 2018
Packaging waste is a crucial issue regarding both businesses and consumers as their packaging waste accounts for roughly 40% of all solid waste. According to the US EPA, residential, commercial, and i
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Dec. 26 2017
In this installment of PARCEL Counsel, we will take a look at the legal characteristics of UPS and FedEx. While people tend to think of these two corporate giants as just that, i.e., “UPS”... View More
Dec. 19 2017
AUSTIN, Texas – (Dec. 19, 2017) – Businesses that ship time-sensitive overnight packages are receiving the gift of good news from regional carrier LSO: a freeze on 2018 express delivery ship
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Dec. 18 2017
These two words were never meant to go together. However, in today’s ever-changing world (thanks to Amazon), consumers are expecting to receive their orders in two days for free. This has trul... View More
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Dec. 15 2017
Knock, knock. In case you didn’t recognize it, that’s the sound of one of your most promising sales opportunities — international e-commerce. But unfortunately for your workload,... View More
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Dec. 14 2017
Online shoppers receive their orders via UPS, FedEx, and the USPS every day. E-commerce is growing exponentially, and for UPS and FedEx, it is representing a larger percentage of deliveries. For over
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Dec. 14 2017
The 2017 PARCEL Forum in Nashville, Tennessee, was indeed “music to shippers’ ears,” as our theme suggests. The education, networking, and professional growth that occurred over these... View More
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Dec. 13 2017
As the boom in e-commerce continues to transform today’s business environment, how should warehouses be structured to meet these demands for quick turnaround? Previously, one warehouse was bui... View More
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Dec. 13 2017
Can Amazon seriously take on FedEx and UPS as a major small parcel provider? There are plenty of naysayers that believe it can’t – the costs to establish a network is huge, but who says Amazon... View More
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Dec. 7 2017
What exactly is brand strategy? Essentially, this is a strategy to distinguish a company or products from its competitors. The aim is to create a lasting (positive) impression in the minds of cu... View More

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