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Feb 17

2012

Greater Good Initiative Announcement

Posted: Feb 17, 2012

We’re proud to announce the start of our new corporate program, the Greater Good Initiative.  At Source Consulting, we have a high standard of corporate and community responsibility, in which we believe of the need to place a sincere value in people and the environment.  This initiative is the next step in our company’s corporate philosophy.  The Greater Good Initiative dedicates an enti...

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Feb 10

2012

The Importance of Dimensional Weight for FedEx’s Weight Calculation

Posted: Feb 10, 2012

There are many ways to reduce your shipping costs, but to do this, you need to be knowledgeable about smaller aspects of shipping you may have not been privy to before.  One of the more immediate ways to save on shipping is by focusing on large packages you ship.  Here, we’ll hone in on FedEx specifically, although the general lessons here can be applied to UPS as well.  FedEx, when checki...

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Feb 03

2012

Reducing Costs Through Shipping Comparison Tools

Posted: Feb 03, 2012

Shipping rates can vary quite a lot among carriers for any given package whether you ship few or many packages.  For this reason, you should be utilizing a comparison tool to reduce your shipping costs! When you use these shipping comparison tools, they make it easier to save on shipping costs.  For example, one tool will let you compare different sets of UPS or FedEx rate schedules fo...

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Jan 27

2012

Source Consulting and Global Logistics Media Partnership

Posted: Jan 27, 2012

Source Consulting is proud to announce a partnership with Global Logistics Media (GLM) in providing blog posts on cost-saving shipping advice along with discussions on the freight and transportation industry.  GLM is a premiere destination website for worldwide logistics news, information and opportunities.  Along with an in-...

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Jan 20

2012

How to Make the Most out of Your Shipping Discounts

Posted: Jan 20, 2012

When carriers determine discounts and incentives for their customers, they may utilize some similar tactics, but overall, they do not have a singular system to differentiate between one company to the next.  Therefore, they create custom, specific shipper strategies for pricing agreements and makes negotiating carrier discounts highly subjective. There are many different factors that the carri...

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