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Jul 11

2024

7 Strategies for Reducing Freight Costs

Posted: Jul 11, 2024

If you think your hefty freight costs are doomed to stay sky-high forever, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Freight costs account for up to 1...

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Jul 02

2024

Freight Rate Forecast 2024

Posted: Jul 02, 2024

In recent years, the freight and logistics industry has experienced continual and significant fluctuations. The lingering effects of pandemic-era shutdowns and scarcity continue long after the astronomical rates began normalizing again in 2022 and 2023. But, rather than hitting an equilibrium, excess carrier inventory...

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May 30

2024

The Power of Leveraging Shipping Data

Posted: May 30, 2024

Your product is the heart of your business, which makes your shipping and delivery system its vital pathways.  The data held within those pathways holds the power of logistical optimization—and it goes largely untapped by many organizations. Shipping data can illuminate opportunities for increased customer satisfac...

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May 30

2024

How to Master Freight Rate Negotiation

Posted: May 30, 2024

Land, air, sea—the shipping networks sprawled across the world are what make it go round. As a business leader with cargo of your own, you’ll spend more time than the average person contemplating freight shipping logistics and rates. These rates can pack a punch—especially if you’re unfamiliar with the freight...

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Mar 28

2024

What is Multimodal Shipping?

Posted: Mar 28, 2024

To keep up with the rapidly shifting world of logistics, understanding the varied nuances of different shipping methods is tantamount to optimizing supply chain efficiency. Multimodal shipping is one of the most prominent and versatile logistical tools available to businesses for its cost-effectiveness and reliable blending of transportation methods. ...

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Mar 10

2024

What is FedEx One Rate?

Posted: Mar 10, 2024

FedEx One Rate is a simplified, flat-rate shipping option designed to maximize business performance while enhancing customer satisfaction.  This guide will delve into what makes FedEx One Rate a compelling choice for businesses and individuals alike, offering insights into its structure, benefits, and how it stands o...

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Mar 10

2024

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain Costs

Posted: Mar 10, 2024

Effective supply chain management is an essential step in enhancing your business performance. To reduce the burden of these complex systems and optimize your supply chain costs, there are essential strategies and innovative approaches to consider.  This guide will explore beyond traditional methods, introducing fres...

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Mar 10

2024

7 Ways to Improve Your Shipping Processes

Posted: Mar 10, 2024

Contemporary shopping is defined by e-commerce and online retailers—both of which rely heavily on commercial shipping services to send their packages. Modern logistics partners, however, can be more expensive and less reliable than in the past. The United States Postal Service, for example, noted a nearly 5% spike in late deliveries between 2022 and 2023, despite general services costing 24% ...

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Mar 05

2024

What is a Parcel Audit?

Posted: Mar 05, 2024

Parcel Auditing 101: Take Control of Your Invoices Shipping invoices frequently contain errors, and if you’re not analyzing yours for accuracy, you could be overlooking some serious savings. Smart businesses conduct regular parcel audits to optimize their ...

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Mar 05

2024

What is a Freight Audit?

Posted: Mar 05, 2024

Freight Audit Essentials: What Every Business Should Know No matter how big or small your business’s shipping needs are, it’s crucial to keep a close eye on your freight costs...

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