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UPS and FedEx Announce New Surcharges

FedEx and UPS both recently announced new surcharges. Depending on your shipping profile, these new surcharges may impact your business. FedEx has continued the trend of applying surcharges to all International Services originating in Asia. UPS announced several new seasonal surcharges applicable to all Air Residential, Ground Residential and SurePost packages for all U.S. Origins and d...

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Top Misconceptions Keeping Shippers from a Best-In-Class Carrier Agreement

Today we’re discussing some of the top misconceptions keeping shippers from a best-in-class carrier agreement. Let’s start by defining what a best-in-class carrier agreement is. What...

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Applying Newton’s Laws to Parcel Negotiations

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: January 18, 2016 Everyone's heard of Newton's Universal Laws of Motion. Today we’re discussing Lojistic's laws of parcel negotiation. ...

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On Time Performance (Not So) Well Done

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: April 14, 2016 Today we’re going to explain and provide a better understanding of service guarantees. Let’s start with an explanation of UPS and FedEx’s service guarantees. ...

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In Parcel Shipping, Size Matters

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: April 1, 2016 Today we’re discussing dimensional weight, an important topic for shippers and anyone involved in the supply chain. But before we get into what dimensional weight is, let’s start with how shipping rates are calculat...

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