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Dec 19

2016

Freight Audit Benefits And Pricing

Posted: Dec 19, 2016

Freight auditing is an all-encompassing term for a broad mix of service models, modes covered, and pricing structures that are chosen to serve your particular freight shipping situation. No two shippers are completely alike so no two freight audit solutions will work the same for all shippers. Knowing your overall freight shipping spend, what modes you primarily ship, what pricing model you pre...

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Dec 05

2016

2016 Holiday Shipping Deadline Guide

Posted: Dec 05, 2016

The holiday season is upon us! That means you need to get your shipments to your customers (or family!) on time. So whether your business or personal shipments are on your mind, be sure to take note of the following Christmas delivery deadlines for UPS, FedEx, and the USPS, broken down by service level. From our family at Lojistic to yours, Happy Holidays! Shipping Deadline Dates for Gua...

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Nov 07

2016

How To Estimate Your 2017 UPS & FedEx Rate Increase

Posted: Nov 07, 2016

The 2017 UPS and FedEx rate increase announcement is now behind us. But are you aware of how big the impact may be to your company’s bottom line? It can be super challenging to quantify how the rate increases will affect your business, and even more difficult to visualize those changes when drilled down into each and every service level your business utilizes. Unfortunately, not a ton ...

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Sep 22

2016

The Final (DIM) Countdown (194…166…139…???)

Posted: Sep 22, 2016

During a discussion about the various iterations of dimensional weight in our presentation at the 2016 Parcel Forum in Dallas, I made the (ahem… dare I say ‘bold’) prediction that at some point the carriers will align the domestic and international dim divisors rather than having unique divisors for each. Little did I know that just one week later, FedEx would proclaim that very change in...

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Sep 02

2016

UPS Has Announced Their 2017 Rates

Posted: Sep 02, 2016

A detailed analysis of the rate increases from our experts will be coming next week. In the meantime, check out the news straight from rates.ups.com: Effective December 26, 2016*, the published rates for our services will increase. This supports the ongoing investments we continue to make in the speed, scope and coverage of our transportation network. While we continuously search out opp...

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