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UPS Fleet Gets an Eco-Friendly Makeover

June 29, 2017

In their 2016 Annual Corporate Sustainability Report, UPS announced environmentally-friendly commitments to update their fleet and processes. The goals are summed up in this excerpt from theIR press release:

UPS has a goal that 25 percent of the electricity it consumes will come from renewable energy sources by 2025, a dramatic increase from the 0.2 percent in 2016. In addition, by 2020 UPS plans that one in four new vehicles purchased annually will be an alternative fuel or advanced technology vehicle, up from 16 percent in 2016. The company also set a new goal that by 2025, 40 percent of all ground fuel will be from sources other than conventional gasoline and diesel, an increase from 19.6 percent in 2016."

Holiday Shipping in July

June 20, 2017

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like... UPS Delivery Surcharges

Summer has only just arrived and UPS has already unveiled plans to add residential delivery surcharges for the holiday season. The extra fees will be effective surrounding Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the late December holiday rush...

In Case You Missed It: Watch the Shipping 101 Webinar

June 19, 2017

Our Shipping 101: How to Get the Best Rates webinar broadcasted with a splash on June 21. The featured presenters included Pat Mango, Manager, Postal Relations for Neopost USA and Doug McMahon, Business Alliances Manager at The United States Postal Service. These industry experts with almost...

Shipping 101: How to Get the Best Rates Webinar

May 31, 2017

Save the Date: June 21, 2017, 1:00 PM EST

Shipping can get complicated. In Shipping 101: How to Get the Best Rates, mailing expert and Manager, Postal Relations for Neopost USA, Patrick Mango will review the various package types, shipping methods and charges across carriers to help you...

Digital Changes the Shipping Game

May 23, 2017

Technology Levels Playing Field for Small- to Mid-Size Companies

From smartphones to smarthomes, digital technology is automating and informing the tools, services, and processes we use every day. As evidenced by the parcel delivery drones we reported on last month, and the USPS Informed...

USPS® Rolls Out Innovative Parcel Enhancements

May 3, 2017

The U.S. Postal Service introduced eight new innovations that will help shippers think outside (and inside) of the box to make parcels more appealing to their recipients. The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) noted that the plain cardboard box is a missed marketing...

We See Drones in Your Parcel Delivery Future

May 3, 2017

The possibility of drones within the parcel delivery landscape has been long-discussed, but just how much of a reality is it? Regulations regarding the use of national airspace present the largest hurdle, as it’s not currently legal to operate a fully automated drone system in the U.S. Plus,...

Want to Make Your Shipping Easier Than Ever?

April 5, 2017

NeoShip BASIC is the go-to shipping solution for small businesses. Now, with added benefits, NeoShip PLUS delivers even greater flexibility and functionality.

Dimensioning Systems: Getting the Most from Your Investment

January 20, 2017

With warehouse space becoming ever more valuable, every cubic foot counts. Gone are the days when seat-of-the-pants space management and a tape measure got you by. Add to that the recent introduction of dimension-based shipping rates by FedEx®, UPS® and other carriers – which leaves many...

Vitamix Mailcenter Finds the Right Shipping Solution

I always knew that there was an option to make our mail center more cost-effective,” Jennifer said, “but it was hard to imagine the possibilities available to me without having experienced them.”

Shipping Costs Were Unnecessarily High

Vitamix had no problem creating top-of-the-line...