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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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Feb 10

2016

How Some Companies Get Free Superbowl Advertising

Posted: Feb 10, 2016

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 strategi...

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Feb 03

2016

Free Lunch? How About A Free Parcel Audit?!

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but there is such thing as a free parcel audit; and chances are, you need one. Virtually every carrier invoice your company receives contains erroneous charges that should be refunded to you.  Most billing errors are the result of human error and oversight, which happens more often than you’d think. Miti...

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