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Oct 27

2022

2023 UPS and FedEx Rate Increase

Posted: Oct 27, 2022

UPS and FedEx are increasing rates by 6.9% for 2023. For FedEx, this is the biggest year-over-year increase in its history! UPS hasn’t increased its rates this much in over a decade! That's why we keep ending sentences with exclamation points! <<Deep breath. Stick to the facts.>> The UPS rate increase is effective Decemb...

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Sep 30

2022

What Are UPS and FedEx Address Correction Fees?

Posted: Sep 30, 2022

Freight and parcel carriers, especially the UPS/FedEx duopoly, are really clever in how they squeeze profit from their customers. Accessorial fees are one of the largest profit generators for the carriers. Every UPS or FedEx invoice is littered with costly add-ons aka accessorial fees.  And most customers simply pay it. It’s accepted as the cost of doing busin...

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Sep 21

2022

Send Costs Packing: The Ultimate [and free] Shipping Cost Reduction Resource

Posted: Sep 21, 2022

The Send Costs Packing method outlines a number of cost savings strategies and tactics that any shipper can apply to control and reduce what they’re paying for shipping services. We’ll be rolling out this ten-part series (!) over the course of a few weeks, so be sure to check back regularly for new and updated informati...

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Jul 17

2022

How To Pay UPS and FedEx Invoices By Credit Card

Posted: Jul 17, 2022

Paying your UPS and FedEx invoices isn’t always as easy as it should be.  There's various payment methods to choose from, each with different rules that you're forced to follow. It's important to understand which payment method is the best for your business.  Because if you're not using an optimized payment method, you could be missing out on cost savings opportunities. With ...

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May 09

2022

Use Compare Mode to Know What Shipping Decisions Are Costing Or Saving You

Posted: May 09, 2022

Every year, millions of people vow to make changes that’ll improve their lives. Maybe it’s learning a new language, being better with their budget or managing their time better.  One of the most common resolutions is to lose weight and get in shape.  “I want to be a healthier version of myself by this time ne...

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Mar 24

2022

Lojistic Platform Feature Update: Account Number Nicknames

Posted: Mar 24, 2022

We recently added the ability to nickname each carrier shipper number in your Lojistic account. Why is that a nice little update? For starters, it makes organizing and recognizing your carrier account numbers really easy. If you're just looking for the "how-to", check out the quick video below. There's also a st...

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Feb 03

2022

Manage User Permissions Within Your Lojistic Account

Posted: Feb 03, 2022

As the industry’s leading cost savings automation and analytics platform designed to help businesses control and reduce shipping costs, we’re constantly updating and improving the Lojistic platform based on the feedback we receive from platform users.  Editor's note: this post was originally published on September 23, 2021. It's been update...

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Dec 22

2021

UPS and FedEx Announce 5.9% General Rate Increase for 2022

Posted: Dec 22, 2021

Both UPS and FedEx are raising their rates by 5.9% for 2022. The general price increase (GPI) aka “General Rate Increase” or “GRI” is an annual carrier “tradition,” so it should come as a surprise to absolutely no one that shippers will once again be forced to adjust to even higher shipping costs. If you’re a UPS or FedEx customer, the only constant...

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Oct 11

2021

FedEx Labor Shortages Cause For Concern

Posted: Oct 11, 2021

In a recent post from Business Insider, FedEx said that it’s rerouting more than 600,000 business packages every single day.  ...

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Sep 08

2021

Billed Weight, Actual Weight, and Dimensional Weight: What's the Difference?

Posted: Sep 08, 2021

What’s the difference between actual weight, dimensional weight, and billed weight? It seems like a simple question, but the details can have a real impact on your shipping costs. What is Actual Weight? ...

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Sep 07

2021

Ready to Take Control of Your Controllable Shipping Fees?

Posted: Sep 07, 2021

What are controllable shipping fees? Fees in the small parcel industry are often referred to as accessorial fees....

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Jun 03

2021

Lojistic Platform Tutorial Video: UPS, FedEx & DHL Cost Savings Opportunities

Posted: Jun 03, 2021

If your business is struggling to control growing shipping costs, or you’re looking for ways to reduce your UPS, FedEx and/or DHL expenses, but you don’t know where to start, use Lojistic. The Lojistic platform was developed for all ...

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Apr 19

2021

ReadyPay: Is the World Ready?

Posted: Apr 19, 2021

Are you ready for ReadyPay? What is ReadyPay? ReadyPay is a Lojistic service for auditing bills and paying carriers for shippers. Most often, companies that need a service like this and can benefit...

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Oct 06

2020

Seriously, Who Is Running This Company?

Posted: Oct 06, 2020

When you imagine what a stereotypical CEO looks like, what comes to mind? Probably not this guy: Yes, that is Luke the CEO of Lojistic. Undoubtedly, in the moment pictured, he was primed for an epic Dungeons and Dragons quest...

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