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Apr 20

2016

Making Sure Accessorial Fees Don't Suck Money Out Of Your Bottom Line

Posted: Apr 20, 2016

Accessorial fees are like vacuums. They suck. They (usually) suck to see on your invoices and they can suck money out of your company’s pockets. Accessorial charges are assessed while a shipment is in transit or upon its delivery and can present an important cost management issue for shippers. Since many shippers charge their customer when an order is placed, it is problematic when the actual...

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Mar 23

2016

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

Posted: Mar 23, 2016

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 marg...

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Mar 16

2016

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

Posted: Mar 16, 2016

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-minute ...

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Mar 09

2016

A Carrier Rate Comparison Can Uncover Hidden Saving Opportunities

Posted: Mar 09, 2016

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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Mar 03

2016

The Ups and Downs of Carrier Fuel Surcharges

Posted: Mar 03, 2016

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...

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