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How To Estimate Your 2017 UPS & FedEx Rate Increase

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

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 th...

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UPS Has Announced Their 2017 Rates

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 op...

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Learn How to Become a FedEx and UPS Power User!

Two of Lojistic’s finest, Bryan Van Suchtelen and James Matthews, will be appearing as speakers at this year’s Parcel Forum in Dallas, Texas! They are speaking on September 14 from 8:00 – 8:50AM and will guide attendees through unique ways of using UPS and FedEx to reduce shipping costs. Some key learning objectives will be zone skipping, hybrid solutions, GPOs and more. So if you’re headi...

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Parcel Shipping Insurance From Lojistic Can Lead To Monumental Savings!

From lost packages to damaged shipments, shipping insurance is a great way to protect against everything that could happen when a package leaves a warehouse on its way to a destination. The shipping insurance provided by UPS and FedEx is pretty darn expensive, though. And the coverage isn’t that comprehensive. Usually,...

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