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This month, George Mollo, president of Nanuet, NY-based consultancy GJM Associates talks about what you must know about your inbound freight costs.
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.
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 …
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.
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
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
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:
With rising fuel prices, carrier capacity problems, and pressure from customers for on-time deliveries, shippers have been feeling the squeeze.
On Nov. 17, Atlanta-based United Parcel Service (UPS) announced that it would hike its ground and air shipping rates effective Jan. 1. Prices are increasing
FedEx Corp. said on Dec. 4 it will be raising rates for FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery by an average of 4.9%, effective Jan. 1.