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Feb 09

2024

5 Things You Need To Look For In Your Parcel Bill

Posted: Feb 09, 2024

Understanding What to Look for In A Parcel Bill If you’re starting to get the feeling that UPS and FedEx are taking on the personalities of the Airlines and are charging fee after fee on top of the actual shipping charges, you’re right! Anyone who ships frequently with UPS or FedEx already knows how difficult...

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Feb 09

2024

DHL vs FedEx: 2024 Shipping Comparison

Posted: Feb 09, 2024

Choosing a dedicated carrier to transport goods for your business is no easy decision. There are several factors you need to weigh in order to secure a provider that will save you money, ensure customer satisfaction, and foster a reliable, long-term partnership.  Two of the biggest global shipping giants in the world...

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Feb 09

2024

Key Shipping Metrics & KPIs

Posted: Feb 09, 2024

When evaluating the success of your sales, you don’t just take a blind estimate of how well you think your product is performing. You dive deep to analyze your business’s numbers and identify areas for improvement so that you can tweak your brand’s strategy to perfection.  You should take the same approach when...

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Jan 17

2024

LTL in Freight: Definition & Implications

Posted: Jan 17, 2024

Carpooling and LTL shipping have a lot in common. With carpooling, you save on gas, reduce your carbon footprint, and even contribute to breaking up traffic jams. Sure, the drive might take a little longer, considering there’s an extra bladder to account for and a detour here and there. But the cost of gas is split and that carpool lane is a savior on long road...

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Jan 17

2024

Freight Payment Guide: Types, Strategies & Shipper Choices

Posted: Jan 17, 2024

To the customer, the concept of “freight” means little more than how the goods they order arrive on their doorstep. The package’s journey may have spanned mere miles or entire continents, and it may have taken an hour or days of transit time. For all the customer knows, their order arrives by effortless magic. F...

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Jan 08

2024

A Complete Guide to USPS Insurance

Posted: Jan 08, 2024

Whether you ship one package per day or a hundred, every shipment reaching its destination is paramount to your customer happiness and business growth. Generally, you can rely on your carrier to transport your goods without issue. Still, accidents happen. And that’s where shipping insurance comes in. Shipping insura...

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Jan 08

2024

UPS Mail Innovations Explained

Posted: Jan 08, 2024

According to an October 2023 Reuters report, the package delivery industry is getting increasingly competitive for big players like UPS and FedEx. As the pool of potential ground-based customers shrinks due to the growing favor of air-based services, UPS and its rivals are employing new strategies to fight for a larger marke...

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Dec 11

2023

What Is Inbound Logistics?

Posted: Dec 11, 2023

When you make a product for sale—whether it’s software or drill sets—it requires materials and components that go into constructing its final form. This could include raw ore, processed metal or lumber, semi-finished electronics, or even completed items that you’re adding to a larger unit or set to prepare for sale under your business. ...

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Dec 11

2023

What Is a 3PL: Third Party Logistics

Posted: Dec 11, 2023

Shipping, inventory management, returns, warehousing—there are a lot of moving parts to keep track of in the logistics game. This has made it rare to find wholly in-housed supply chain management today, even in small local businesses.  The majority of businesses now contract outside shipping companies and other ser...

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Dec 05

2023

LTL vs FTL: Key Differences

Posted: Dec 05, 2023

LTL vs FTL: Key Differences To understand the difference between LTL (less than truckload) shipping and FTL (full truckload) shipping, consider escorting a large group of people from a hotel to a wedding venue. As the wedding planner, you could choose to rent out an entire ...

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