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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

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

Negotiating a better parcel carrier contract  May 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Sherry Chiger

Now that postal rates are likely to be going up next year (see cover story), it’s more important than ever to negotiate or renegotiatiate your parcel-carrier

Annual Sales Up 12% Victoria’s Secret Direct  Apr 12, 2005 5:21 PM By MCM staff

The direct-to-consumer unit for women

Spotlight On CUSTOMER SERVICE  Apr 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Lawrence Dean Shemesh

BY LAWRENCE DEAN SHEMESH Did you ever wonder what makes one company successful and another fail? Two elements (in my opinion) are the root cause of all

COMING AROUND  Apr 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

U.S. companies spend about $43 billion a year or 4.5 % of all logistics costs on handling returned merchandise, reports AMR Research Inc.

Now You See It  Apr 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

IF YOU LOOK HARD ENOUGH, you just may catch a glimpse of the next big thing in technology. computing, as it is widely called, is a market that’s slated






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