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Holiday Shipping 101: Upgrade to an Automated Shipping System

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...

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...

FedEx® Announces 2017 Rates, Lowers Dimensional Threshold

September 21, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

It is a script that the shipping industry knows well – parcel shipping giants, FedEx® and UPS® announce their rate increases in lock-step. This time however, there are some noteworthy scene changes. UPS started the trend by announcing their annual General Rate Increase (GRI) a little earlier...

UPS® has Announced their 2017 Rate Increase

September 2, 2016

With each new year comes rate increases from FedEx® and UPS®, but this time, UPS is beginning their rate increases in December, potentially affecting your holiday shipping plans. Here are highlights from the announcement:

Neopost Listed as One of Parcel Magazine's Hot Companies of 2016

August 11, 2016

Parcel Magazine July - August 2016We're honored to be Featured on Parcel Magazine's Annual Hot Companies List!

 Here's what they had to say about us...

Smart Shipping Makes Cents

August 10, 2016

A Reference to Save on Shipping Costs

Follow these 10 tips you can easily implement to impact your bottom line and streamline your shipping process.

UPS®’s Possible Solution to the Thursday/Friday Factor

August 9, 2016
Author: Katie Conigliaro

Last month, Bloomberg.com reported that United Parcel Service Inc. is testing Saturday delivery as a way to compete due to the major increase in ecommerce shopping. Currently, FedEx Corp. drops off ground-shipped items at homes on Saturdays as does the U.S. Postal Service. In fact, the USPS also...