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The carriers have long tried to minimize costs and maximize environmental stewardship through a variety of initiatives including recycled packaging, aircraft noise reduction, fuel efficiency engineering, and alternative power sources in addition to many other efforts.
When customers open their holiday purchases this year, most won
A new factor in determining dimensional weight to calculate delivery charges on ground shipments will add significant costs for most parcel shippers.
The U.S. Postal Service announced price increases and new products for its shipping services next year, effective Jan. 2.
It was widely reported this summer that retailers were paying at least twice as much as last year in cargo freight costs, thanks to rising demand for imports combined with shrinking space on cargo ships. The situation in early summer had some merchants fearing they wouldn
Fasten your seatbelts and prepare your cargo for takeoff. On Aug. 1, the Cargo Screening Mandate goes into effect, requiring all of cargo transported on passenger aircraft to be screened.
A report released Jan. 11 says that import cargo volume at the nation
FedEx announced late last week that it will increase the standard list rates for FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery by an average of 4.9%, effective Jan. 4. The increase will match a previously announced rate increase by rival carrier UPS.
As the busy holiday season gears up, FedEx SmartPost announced it is extending its service to small- and medium-sized shippers.
United Parcel Service on Sept. 28 launched a pilot program known as UPS Direct to Door.