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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...

Webinar: Mitigating the Impact of Parcel Rate Increases

November 28, 2016

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UPSĀ® 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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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...