Knowledge Center: White Papers

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...

The Ultimate Holiday Shipping Guide for Businesses

How to Manage Increasing Package Volume and Customer Expectations

No time of the year is more critical for retailers than the holidays. According to the National Retail Federation, the stakes are high as more than 40% of holiday purchases are made online. While the holiday season presents a...

White Paper: Why Omnichannel Fulfillment is Crucial for E-Commerce

The growth in global ecommerce is top-of-mind for all retailers today. Consumers are more demanding than ever before and expect to be able to order their goods from any device and receive them at a time and place that is convenient for them. International commerce is both a cultural and complex...

White Paper: The State of International Mailing and Shipping

A Primer for America’s Small Business Owners

Today’s shipping environment is complex. That’s no secret. That complexity has created more competition. That’s good news for international shippers. Today’s globalized business and consumer markets – especially the burgeoning shipping opportunities...

White Paper: How Shipping Software Will Boost Your Business

Consumer expectations today are shifting to instant satisfaction. People want to know if the item they want is available, where it’s coming from and how quickly they can get it. This puts a lot of pressure on retailers, distribution centers, third party logistics (3PL) providers and carriers...

White Paper: 10 Ways to Gain Control of Your Shipping Costs Today

How did we get to this place where parcel shipping represents such a significant cost? First, parcel shipping in the US domestic and international export parcel markets now represents over $80 billion. About 36% is represented in the air parcel market, and 2%, (and growing rapidly), is the US...

The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Weight Shipping

Most parcel shipping carriers have altered their method of calculating the weight—and, by extension, the price the shipper pays—of packages shipped. In 2014, major shipping carriers announced a dimensional weight pricing model, commonly called DIM, for air and ground parcel shipping services....