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Mar 09

2012

Why A Parcel Audit Can Help Your Company Reduce Shipping Costs

Posted: Mar 09, 2012

Reducing shipping costs has become an important point of discussion for many businesses with the recovering economic situation.  However, although it may seem easy to accomplish at first, the actual practice is much tougher to implement as businesses must question whether they need to cut services or shipment options.  The ...

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Mar 02

2012

Understanding FedEx Carrier Commercial Invoices

Posted: Mar 02, 2012

Sometimes, there can be an overwhelming amount of forms to recognize and remember, when you are shipping items.  One of these forms is the FedEx commercial invoice when you ship packages internationally and will help clear the item through customs.  Here, we’ll better try to understand what the commercial invoice is and some tips on how to best fill it out. Let's take a close look at...

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Feb 24

2012

Logistics Technology to Help Reduce Shipping Costs

Posted: Feb 24, 2012

There are many different ways to help reduce shipping costs.  Using a third party company can help not only showcase a different perspective but also bring in both an experienced team and new technology, such as with Source Consulting.  Source has a bevy of different and guaranteed methods to helping shippers watch...

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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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