Lojistic Blog


Frequent, Frustrating, and Costly Carrier Billing Errors... And How to Correct Them!

Contrary to what you may think, the moon isn’t made of cheese, Rome wasn’t built in a day, and UPS and FedEx are not infallible. Despite the advanced technology and automated systems the carriers may use to process your invoices, there are still dozens of human inputs that occur between the time a shipping label is created and the time a package is delivered. These human inputs leave a margin ...

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Lojistic Surpasses $18,100 In Donations To Charity:Water

Huzzah! Lojistic has just surpassed $18,100 in total donations to CHARITY:WATER as part of our 20/20 Campaign. The campaign contributions have already been put to work in countries all over Africa, with most of the funds benefiting clean water projects in Rwanda and Ethiopia. A $20 donation is triggered for every 20-mi...

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A Carrier Rate Comparison Can Uncover Hidden Saving Opportunities

When it comes to small parcel shipping, most shippers face the choice of choosing to ship with FedEx or UPS. Many shippers feel pretty strongly (usually based on a prior negative experience) that the service of one carrier is better than the other.  On the other hand, some shippers remain relatively neutral in comparing UPS and FedEx service levels. These shippers can typically approach a ...

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The Ups and Downs of Carrier Fuel Surcharges

Changes are afoot once again with the FedEx and UPS fuel surcharges. On March 7th, the FedEx fuel surcharge for Air and International will be 0% (yes, you read that right!) and Ground will decrease from 3.75% to 3.25%. On that same day, the UPS fuel surcharge for Air and International will go from 3.0% t...

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How Some Companies Get Free Superbowl Advertising

As CEO of a logistics agency (Lojistic) I am continually looking for new, unique, creative, and exciting ways to communicate the “sexy” factor of our brand and the solutions we offer. Not easy, given the palpable “un-sexiness” of the transportation and logistics industry. Nonetheless, we, just like virtually every business in existence, are strategical...

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