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Webinar: Mitigating the Impact of Parcel Rate Increases

November 28, 2016

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December 13, 2016, 1 P.M. ET

UPS® Modifies DIM Policy to Align with FedEx

November 23, 2016
Author: Krish Iyer

UPS recently announced a change to their DIM policy that more closely aligns with FedEx’s recent change to the measurement of Dimensional Weight.  Currently, both carriers use a calculation of length x width x height divided by 166 inches for domestic shipments, with international shipments...

Webinar: How to Manage Increasing Package Volume & Customer Expectations During the Holidays

November 10, 2016

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November 16, 2016, 1 P.M. ET

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A Closer Look at the Recent FedEx GRI Announcement

November 3, 2016
Author: Amanda Armendariz

This article was originally published by parcelindustry.com

In the wake of FedEx’s recent GRI announcement, which, surprisingly, did not mirror the changes announced by UPS a few weeks prior, I sat down with industry experts Rob Martinez, President & CEO, Shipware, and Krish Iyer, Director,...

How the Right Shipping Software Impacts Your Bottom Line

November 2, 2016

1. Guarantee that you’re paying the lowest freight costs possible on all your shipments.

Combined with the costs and/or business rules that have been established in your business, shipping software allows you to automate which carrier and service level is chosen. So, if a customer doesn’t mind...

Don’t Be a Scrooge with Your Customer's Shipping Options This Year

October 21, 2016

Let the Customer Choose 

Give your customers the choice to select their own delivery experience from a variety of options. When you give customers an omnichannel experience, they are able to decide how they want their products delivered and may decrease the number of orders shipped. For...

Holiday Shipping 101: Upgrade to an Automated Shipping System

October 20, 2016

For many businesses, the holidays are associated with a substantial increase in products going out the door, resulting in an increase in packaging and shipping costs. During this time, shippers are often vulnerable to losing control of shipping costs, as they try to meet the increase in...

Holiday Shipping 101: Assess Last Year's Performance

October 18, 2016

There is a great saying that goes, “The past is where you learned the lesson, the future is where you apply it.” Before you start planning for this year’s holiday season, do a thorough evaluation of how well, or poorly, your business performed during last year’s season and what the...

See the Packcity Intelligent Parcel Lockers in Action

October 12, 2016

Gaven Rolfe, Western Regional Territory Manager of Packcity, gives a quick demo and talks about the multiple benefits for apartment managers and their residents.

Follow Our Planning Timeline for Seamless Holiday Shipping

October 4, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Shipping is often one of the most important elements of your business’ successful holiday season, as customer satisfaction depends just as much on shipping as it does on your product. Without advanced planning, it is more difficult to cover all the bases of efficient and affordable shipping, in...