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Opsandfulfillment_shippingDec 07, 2010 2:38 AM By Rob Martinez
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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingNov 08, 2010 10:17 PM By Rick Rover
When customers open their holiday purchases this year, most won
Opsandfulfillment_shippingNov 04, 2010 9:56 PM By Jim Tierney
A new factor in determining dimensional weight to calculate delivery charges on ground shipments will add significant costs for most parcel shippers.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingNov 03, 2010 9:53 PM By Jim Tierney
The U.S. Postal Service announced price increases and new products for its shipping services next year, effective Jan. 2.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingSep 09, 2010 10:23 PM By MCM staff
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
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJul 07, 2010 9:48 PM By Robert DiVincenzo
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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJan 13, 2010 10:12 PM By Jim Tierney
A report released Jan. 11 says that import cargo volume at the nation
Opsandfulfillment_shippingDec 09, 2009 4:45 AM By Tim Parry
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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingOct 08, 2009 8:15 PM By Jim Tierney
As the busy holiday season gears up, FedEx SmartPost announced it is extending its service to small- and medium-sized shippers.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingSep 30, 2009 8:01 PM By Jim Tierney
United Parcel Service on Sept. 28 launched a pilot program known as UPS Direct to Door.