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Mar 10

2011

How to Reduce Shipping Costs

Posted: Mar 10, 2011

How you reduce shipping costs can impact the profitability of your business. As a business owner, you can opt to raise your prices to compensate for today's higher shipping costs.  But if you're smart, you'll avoid this trap, as it will make you less competitive in the long run. O...

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Mar 08

2011

FedEx, UPS, and the FAARB

Posted: Mar 08, 2011

When Federal Express, usually a play yard buddy of UPS, found out that if the Federal Aviation Administration’s Reauthorization Bill [FAARB], now in its 16th temporary extension, gets the presidential sign-off, Federal Express may lose out on a highly cost-effective advantage over UPS.  The bill commands a shift of drivers and other non-airline workers from the National Railway La...

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Mar 06

2011

Comparing FedEx and UPS Services

Posted: Mar 06, 2011

If you ship anything on a regular basis, you probably know that the two biggest competitive small parcel package carriers in the U.S. are UPS and FedEx services. Both have earned quite a reputation in the small parcel shipping business. And both have pulled out all the stops to gain your trust and your business.  If you want to ...

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Mar 04

2011

UPS and FedEx Service Guarantees and Your Shipping Audit

Posted: Mar 04, 2011

I was dumbfounded last week to learn a prospective client, spending millions of dollars each year on shipping, was unaware that UPS and FedEx ground services are guaranteed…just like air and international shipments.  “Yeah, we perform our own internal shipping audit...

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