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Nov. 21 2017
As always, we are thankful that Morgan Stanley allows us to share these results with our readers, as they provide a benchmark of where the industry is and where it is heading. We’ve pulled out... View More
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Nov. 20 2017
No one can dispute the massive impact the internet has had on the continuing growth of e-commerce and connecting buyers and sellers across country borders. But for start-up businesses wanting to... View More
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Nov. 15 2017
A large number of shippers, whether new or experienced, encounter unnecessary headaches when shipping small parcel to Canada. These headaches often translate into increased rates of customer complaint
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Nov. 15 2017
After years of experiencing Amazon’s profound effect on everything from their delivery times to their shipping prices... View More
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Nov. 15 2017
Manage and Exceed Expectations Customers expect the same services from a small business as they do from an online retail giant. A recent study conducted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) found... View More
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Nov. 14 2017
“Shipping internationally is a pain in the neck but very valuable to our future growth.” This is a common theme that most CEOs share about their global growth. There are many areas that need
Nov. 13 2017
More and more e-commerce businesses like yours are looking for ways to expand internationally. That’s not surprising. Worldwide B2C e-commerce sales are targeted to hit $2.4 trillion by 2018... View More
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Nov. 13 2017
The process of finding a cross-border provider has been discussed previously and is an important consideration for B2B and B2C shippers in the US and globally. New considerations, however, have come u
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Nov. 9 2017
Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company providing innovative products and solutions to power commerce, recently released the 2017 Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce Study – the first study
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Nov. 6 2017
According to UPS, more than half of shoppers are interested in an alternate delivery location with extended hours and lower fees. In fact, 35% of these shoppers prefer parcel lockers. With large retai
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Nov. 2 2017
With the FedEx GRI that was announced several weeks ago, FedEx also announced increases to accessorial fees that will have a significant impact. This link provides a chart that highlights the ch... View More
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Nov. 1 2017
As a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), you’ll have hundreds of things on your mind. Reducing costs and being more environmentally friendly is likely to be high up on your list (after the never-
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Oct. 31 2017
Dangerous Goods (DG) software should be standard for any organization that ships hazardous materials regularly. However, a recent survey shows that just having this software doesn’t automatically... View More
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Oct. 26 2017
Effective December 24, 2017 (yes, you read that correctly), rates for UPS Ground, UPS Air and International services as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and the between the US, Canada and Puerto Rico
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Oct. 23 2017
Negotiation pre-season is about to kickoff. Annually, we should be reviewing our agreements, adjustments, and invoices (invoices are our Magic 8-Ball to reveal rates and weights). A little pre-s... View More
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Oct. 19 2017
November and December can be the two most profitable months for e-commerce companies, resulting in shipping volume increases and driving 30% more e-commerce revenue than any other time of year... View More
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Oct. 18 2017
Risk is an inevitable, integral part of business. The big question is, how do you evaluate risk in your supply chain, and what action will best manage or avoid risk all together? War... View More
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Oct. 16 2017
As any multifamily property manager knows these days, package deliveries continue to pour into their communities. With the growing popularity of e-commerce, the parcel delivery market grew from... View More
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Oct. 12 2017
As has been widely reported in many industry trade journals, FedEx Corp announced that they will be raising shipping rates in 2018 for FedEx Ground, FedEx Express, and FedEx Freight by 4.9%. If... View More
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Oct. 10 2017
Automated dimensioning systems have been around for over 20 years and have been used by a small subset of the shipping, warehousing, and distribution center business. First-generation systems were a b

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