Lojistic Blog - Page56 Fill Your Noggin With Current Logistics News.

Apr 13

2011

UPS and FedEx Fuel Surcharge Rate History

Posted: Apr 13, 2011

UPS Fuel Surcharge History and FedEx Fuel Surcharge History are linked. That's because both carriers have been playing a game of cat and mouse for a long, long time. Unfortunately for UPS and FedEx customers, that typically means when one carrier raises their rates, or increases a surcharge, the other does the same. How Often Do UPS and FedEx Change Their Fuel Surcharge? ...

Continue Reading

Apr 12

2011

Compare UPS to FedEx: Customer Service

Posted: Apr 12, 2011

Customer service can be subjective, depending on the circumstances and the specific area of the country you happen to be located. Unlike a comparison of UPS vs FedEx rates, when you compare UPS to FedEx customer service, you'll find some real and some anecdotal ...

Continue Reading

Apr 09

2011

Top 3 UPS and FedEx Billing Errors & the Need for Freight Auditing

Posted: Apr 09, 2011

Freight auditing services have become critically important since FedEx and UPS errors are present in virtually every invoice. They are often the result of late deliveries, invalid residential delivery charges, and/or incorrect address correction charges. Sometimes packages are manifested but not s...

Continue Reading

Apr 06

2011

Companies Discount Freight Services and Help Save the Environment

Posted: Apr 06, 2011

Many companies will discount freight services on slower, ground shipments to save customers money and protect the environment. Whether companies discount freight services or charge their regular fees, shipping by seas can pose a threat to the world’s oceans and waterways. Shipping contr...

Continue Reading

Apr 03

2011

Negotiating a FedEx Discount

Posted: Apr 03, 2011

Shipping costs are going up, especially with the global crises in Japan and the Middle East affecting oil prices. But you can negotiate lower rates with FedEx. When negotiating for discount FedEx rates, work with the manager at the local distribution center and request a lower rate. Ask him or her to analyze your account...

Continue Reading