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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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Jan 13

2012

Reducing Shipping Costs Through Optimizing Carrier Services

Posted: Jan 13, 2012

There are many ways to reduce shipping costs.  One efficient way of accomplishing this task is by improving one’s organization policies related to carrier service level selection for shipments. Why? Because nearly all UPS and FedEx service levels have in-transit delivery guarantees, in which packages will definitely be delivered in a certain time frame. Thus, shippers should look to m...

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Jan 06

2012

Money Saving Shipping Tips and the Importance of a FedEx & UPS Rate Comparison

Posted: Jan 06, 2012

In order to flourish in today’s tough, hyper-competitive business climate, you need an edge. The place to start, naturally, is by cutting back on expenses. If your business is a major shipper, the fastest (but maybe not most obvious) way to do this is to reduce your shipping costs. If you use either UPS or FedEx, which chances are you do, it’s important to perform a FedEx/UPS rate compariso...

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