Ship ARCHIVE

Port Tracker: Container Traffic Drops Below Last Year  Oct 24, 2007 9:14 PM By MCM staff

Traffic at the major retail container ports dropped below last year

Setting S&H fees  Aug 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Heather Retzlaff

When it comes to shipping and handling fees, one thing is clear: Consumers expect to pay a fair price for the delivery of their purchases. But they don’t want to do any work.

SPOTLIGHT ON NCOF  Jul 01, 2007 9:30 PM By MCM staff

This month, George Mollo, president of Nanuet, NY-based consultancy GJM Associates talks about what you must know about your inbound freight costs.

As LTL rates go up, it’s time to revisit your contracts  Jul 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Raymond Nieuwenhuizen

Many less-than-truckload (LTL) shippers do not fully understand how much they are overspending. With the right tools and guidance, however, they could

Five Tips for Lowering Shipping Costs  May 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Colleen Paulson

Ensuring that you do not overpay on your small-package shipments can seem like a monumental task. Carriers such as FedEx, United Parcel Service, and DHL charge significantly more for residential shipments. Using the U.S. Postal Service is often a less expensive option, but delivery can take significantly longer, with fewer tracking options.

Live from NCOF: Negotiate Your Way to Lower Shipping Charges  May 01, 2007 3:42 AM By Mark Del Franco

Schaumburg, IL– Few multichannel merchants have been switching parcel carriers lately. And according to Tim Sailor, founder of Navigo Consulting Group, that’s to the merchants’ detriment. Sailor began his Monday session, “How Critical Changes in the …

Five Tips for Lowering Shipping Costs  Apr 11, 2007 8:50 PM By Colleen Paulson

Ensuring that you do not overpay on your small-package shipments can seem like a monumental task. Because of the extra expense incurred in residential deliveries, shippers such as FedEx, United Parcel Service, and DHL charge significantly more for residential shipments.

Expedited-Mail Provider Offers Money-Back (Times Four) Guarantee  Apr 02, 2007 5:36 AM By Jim Tierney

In light of the sizable price increases contained in the pending rate case for Standard Mail flats, the category affecting most catalogers, plans for cost-cutting options are in full swing. One way, perhaps, catalogers can reduce costs is to use expedited mail service from Atlanta-based MailExpress

The Shape of Parcel Efficiency  Apr 01, 2007 9:30 PM By MCM staff

If the sweeping changes of the pending postal rate case could be summed up in one sentence, it would be this: How much you pay for postage depends on

Softening the Blow  Apr 01, 2007 9:30 PM By MCM staff

No matter how much you read about the expected postal rate changes, if you’re like most other mailers you’re still seeking the answer to one question:






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