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Jul 18

2011

Getting Discounts on UPS and FedEx Accessorial Fees

Posted: Jul 18, 2011

Accessorial charges that are assessed while a shipment is in-transit or upon its delivery can present an important cost management issue for businesses. Since many companies charge their customer for shipping when an order is placed, it is problematic when the actual shipping charges exceed expectations due to accessorial fees. With shipping costs that exceed the associated revenue collected fr...

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Jul 13

2011

How a Parcel or Freight Audit Can Help Clarify Shipping Liabilities

Posted: Jul 13, 2011

The global economy has increased trade across borders and many businesses have outsourced production to other countries. This has increased the demand for international transport services. While transport safety has improved over the years, goods can still be damaged during transport. Bearing the brunt of this liability is the carrier performing international transports. To avoid liability, a c...

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Jul 08

2011

Parcel & Freight Auditing Companies Needed in Global eCommerce

Posted: Jul 08, 2011

In today's global eCommerce world, logistics encompasses the planning, implementation and efficient movement of goods and information from originator to consumer. Modern logistics has evolved as more value-added services are embraced by shippers who increasingly rely on outsourcing to cut shipping costs and help improve their bottom line. The goal is to call on experts like ...

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Jul 03

2011

Monopolistic Carriers Shut Out Parcel Auditors

Posted: Jul 03, 2011

The global shipping industry may be engaging in some monopolistic practices to shore up profits in these tough economic times. One practice that recently gained attention centers on third party freight auditing consultants who audit shipping agreements and help with car...

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Jun 28

2011

Comparing UPS and FedEx in the Global Economy

Posted: Jun 28, 2011

UPS and FedEx are among the world’s largest small-package carriers, both by revenue and volume. When you compare UPS and FedEx, both offer ground, air, and ocean freight shipping and shipping-related services. FedEx and UPS ship over 10 million packages daily for businesses and individual customers worldwide. A consideration of ...

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