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Aug 04

2020

In Parcel Shipping, Size Matters

Posted: Aug 04, 2020

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: April 1, 2016 Today we’re discussing dimensional weight, an important topic for shippers and anyone involved in the supply chain. But before we get into what dimensional weight is, let’s start with how shipping rates are calculated a...

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Jul 30

2020

Shipping Rate Negotiation Tactics

Posted: Jul 30, 2020

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: December 2, 2011 Today we’re discussing one of our favorite topics, shipping rate negotiation tactics and negotiating carrier...

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Jul 23

2020

Is The "Annual" Rate Increase A Thing Of The Past?

Posted: Jul 23, 2020

Publisher's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: December 10, 2015 Today we’re going to take a look at the details of annual rate increases. Let’s begin with how rate increases are typically rolled out. ...

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Jul 16

2020

What is the Difference Between a Freight Bill and Bill of Lading?

Posted: Jul 16, 2020

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: March 15, 2013 In the parcel world, the terms freight invoices and bills of lading are used frequently. But what is the difference? ...

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Jul 09

2020

Modern Day Oligopoly - UPS and FedEx

Posted: Jul 09, 2020

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: March 19, 2011 FedEx and UPS are a modern-day oligopoly. Let’s explain what that means. ...

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