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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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Jan 26

2016

5 Things You Need To Look For In Your Parcel Bill

Posted: Jan 26, 2016

If you’re starting to get the feeling that UPS and FedEx are taking on the personalities of the Airlines and are charging fee after fee on top of the actual shipping charges, you’re right! Anyone who ships frequently with UPS or FedEx already knows how difficult it is to make sense of the carrier invoices. Often, companies who ship more than just a few shipments each week find it nearly imp...

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Jan 14

2016

Will The Carriers Pass On Savings From Today's Low Oil Prices? Probably Not, And Here's Why.

Posted: Jan 14, 2016

It’s a bummer that by now we’re all used to near-constant price increases from FedEx and UPS. Just last February, UPS announced it would be increasing their fuel surcharge indices, despite a barrel of crude oil being at a near 10-year low. Well, as of today, a barrel of US crude oil has hit a 12-year low, briefly tra...

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