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The case for third-party manifesting software  Sep 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Sam Flanders

Manifesting software is becoming more sophisticated with each passing year. The software pinpoints the most cost-effective carrier for each package, based

Freight Consolidation and Zone Skipping – Putting Control In The Right Hands  Aug 30, 2006 11:16 PM By MCM staff

With fuel prices and interest rates on the rise, multichannel merchants are taking a closer look at how to cut total costs of goods by driving down per unit transportation costs.

Trimming Your Transportation Costs  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Along with death and taxes, multichannel merchants can count on rising transportation costs. The chief culprit for increasing costs is fuel, which affects

Live from NCOF: Online Procurement Changing LTL  Apr 12, 2006 8:08 PM By Mark Del Franco

Transportation is no longer a commodity but a strategic decision thanks to online procurement, said Brad Gregory, director of sales and software alliances for SMC, a consultancy on less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping, during his Tuesday session,

Assurance policy  Mar 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Daniel Knight is the director for fulfillment quality assurance (QA) for Home Shopping Network’s Roanoke, VA, distribution center. HSN is part of New

Zone Skipping: Yea or Nay? Part II  Jan 25, 2006 11:36 PM By MCM staff

So you

Parcel carriers release new rates for 2006  Jan 01, 2006 10:30 PM By John Fischer

It’s that time of year again: No, not the time for keeping New Year’s resolutions, but for absorbing the new parcel carrier rates announced last month

Cost confusion  Jan 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Logistics is hardly the stuff of controversy, but a session on logistics costs at this year’s meeting of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

FedEx Announces 2006 Rates  Dec 06, 2005 6:02 AM By John Fischer

Effective Jan. 2, Federal Express Corp.

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.






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