There are many innovative ways to reduce freight costs that are rarely explored. Several of them are as simple as conducting freight pickups during off-peak hours or days of the week. Implementing these 6 practices is a smart choice that can reduce your freight costs by as much as 50%.
While two-thirds of small-to-medium-sized ecommerce companies offer free shipping, only 3% of them are offering same-day or next-day shipping, as the economics don’t work for smaller online merchants, according to a new survey by Shippo.
Eagle Foods has increased its compliance score with Walmart’s new, stricter vendor shipping requirements through a freight consolidation program. See what the new program requires and how Eagle has been able to hit the tight windows.
Looking to make up ground on rivals UPS and FedEx during peak season, DHL is in the midst of an expansion effort that includes hiring 6,000 temporary workers across its four business units in North America, adding flights and piloting robotic and augmented reality technologies.
Just in time for the busy holiday season, FedEx announced it now has pickup locations at 7,500 Walgreens stores across the U.S., shy of the 8,000 it promised to have online by the end of October when the deal was announced in January.
One thing that both Amazon’s Prime Day and Singles Day have in common is their ability to orchestrate the shipping of over a billion digital purchases in a short, saturated amount of time. Here are several ways Amazon and Alibaba approach shipping.
ShipStation released its shipping cutoff dates for the holiday season. This infographic includes shipping dates from the top three U.S. shipping carriers, UPS, FedEx and USPS. Here is the list of dates.