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Aug 22

2011

FedEx and UPS Discounts: Audit to Save on Freight and Parcel Costs

Posted: Aug 22, 2011

In the current, uncertain economic environment, when fuel costs are constantly fluctuating, corporations can overspend thousands of dollars with national carriers like UPS and FedEx. Many executives are unaware that they can achieve substantial costs savings simply by monitoring and challenging UPS and FedEx on-time delivery guarantees and taking advantage of FedEx and UPS discounts. An...

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Aug 17

2011

30-DAY SHIPPING AUDIT TRIAL

Posted: Aug 17, 2011

Virtually every carrier invoice received by your company contains erroneous charges that should be refunded to you. Most carrier billing errors are the result of human error and oversight, which occur regularly and continuously. These overcharges amount to much more than mere “chump change”! Your carrier deserves to be paid for services rendered and you deserve to be billed accurat...

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Aug 12

2011

UPS and FedEx Rates Comparison

Posted: Aug 12, 2011

In the world of small parcel shipping there are largely only two service providers in the United States, UPS and FedEx. Many businesses feel strongly (often based on a prior negative experience) that the service of one carrier is far superior to the other. On the other hand, there do remain some businesses that are relatively neutral in the consideration of a UPS and FedEx service comparison....

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Aug 07

2011

UPS and FedEx Rates Increase Analysis

Posted: Aug 07, 2011

Every year, UPS and FedEx announce their respective general price increases (GPI). Shippers, both large and small, scramble to determine the effective impact on their shipping costs. Since the announced increases are only averages, the true impact for any given business can vary greatly. In January 2011, the carrier’s GPI had a very substantial impact on accessorial charges, such as:...

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Aug 02

2011

Maximize Your Shipping Discounts

Posted: Aug 02, 2011

Contrary to what some may think, carriers do not have a uniform system for determining the level of shipping discounts and incentives offered to one shipper versus the next. Numerous variables contribute to the carrier’s process of extending any price better than their tariff rates. Certainly there are shipper characteristics that are commonly considered when a carrier is evaluating the leve...

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