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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

UPS Announces 2006 Rate Hikes  Nov 22, 2005 4:17 AM By John Fischer

United Parcel Service announced rate hikes for most of its U.S. small-package services, effective Jan. 2. The new rates include a 3.9% increase in commercial ground services and a 5.5% increase in air and international services.

Second language  Nov 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Margery Weinstein

Giving your customers the option of placing orders in a language other than English can be a great way of tapping a new market. But if you don’t do it

Hanover Subsidiary Did Not Deceive: Appeals Court  Oct 20, 2005 5:10 AM By Ken Magill

Hanover Direct subsidiary Brawn of California did not engage in a deceptive business practice by charging customers a $1.48

FedEx Announces Express Rate Hikes  Oct 10, 2005 7:50 AM By John Fischer

Effective Jan. 2, Memphis, TN-based Federal Express Corp. will charge an additional 3.5% for U.S. domestic and U.S. export Express package and freight shipments.

Delivering benchmarks  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

We aren’t quite sure when the shipping and delivery departments left their modest lodgings in the recesses of the warehouse and entered the boardroom.

Best practices for shippers  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Peter M. Stiles

As competition for carrier resources becomes more intense, shippers that develop effective programs in collaboration with carriers are most likely to

Reducing shipping costs  Jul 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

We live in what may be dubbed, to use a clich, the Information Age. No matter what you’re looking for, whether it’s advice on your love life or products

The USPS Rate Case: Insider Tips to Control Shipping Costs  Jun 02, 2005 12:31 AM By Rama Ramaswami

Parcel shippers often quip that a postal rate increase every year is as inevitable as death and taxes. But unlike death, which has no gradations, a rate hike can range from minor to exorbitant. As rate increases go, the U.S. Postal Service’s flat 5.4% increase, proposed in the 2006 rate case the USPS filed on April 8, appears to be moderate enough for most shippers to handle.

PCI Pain  Jun 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

To protect against identity theft and security breaches, Visa and MasterCard have joined forces to enact stringent credit-card security requirements The

UPS to Buy Overnite  May 19, 2005 4:04 AM By John Fischer

United Parcel Service is buying Richmond, VA-based Overnite Corp for $1.25 billion. The acquisition will enable UPS to expand its ground freight services in North America






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