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Jan 18

2021

What are the Benefits of Using Regional Carriers and Couriers?

Posted: Jan 18, 2021

Many shippers think that they have to rely on one or both of the big two carriers, UPS or FedEx, but there are other regional carriers and courier options available. Benefits of Contracting with Regional Carriers...

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Jan 07

2021

D.I.Y. UPS & FedEx Refund Recovery Guide

Posted: Jan 07, 2021

“Transparency” and “carrier pricing.” Two terms you’ll likely never see used together in the same sentence. It’s no secret that UPS and FedEx mystify their pricing: invalid charges, hidden fees, buried costs, rate increases, inconsistent pricing and dozens of “negotiables” within every carrier agreement mean that most shippers operate in the dark. In no other industry is ...

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Jan 04

2021

Should You Pay for Premium Services Without a Guarantee?

Posted: Jan 04, 2021

Guarantees for premium services used to be a given for shippers who work with FedEx and UPS. But things have changed in 2020. What Do UPS and FedEx Guarantee for Premium Services? Most services, with the ...

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Dec 28

2020

Should You Commit To An Agreement with Early Term Language?

Posted: Dec 28, 2020

It’s important for shippers to understand early term language and how it works in our industry. What is Early Term Language? Early term language is a contractual language that the carriers include in th...

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Dec 17

2020

Controlling Shipping Expenses in a Carrier’s Market

Posted: Dec 17, 2020

If your business relies on UPS & FedEx, chances are your ‘spidey’ senses are tingling. With demand (packages needing to be shipped) far exceeding supply (UPS’s and FedEx’s ability to deliver packages while honoring service guarantees), limited options, and a lack of competition, the small parcel industry is in the throes of a carrier’s market. With ...

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