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

August 9, 2016
Author: Katie Conigliaro

Last month, 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...

Summer: That Time of Year to Start Planning for Holiday Shipping

August 1, 2016

You don't want to get caught off gaurd during the busiest shipping season of the year. That's why we recommend preparing for the holiday rush now. But don't take our word for it. Check out this list of tips from the master of holiday shipping himself, Santa. 

The Undeniable Link Between Your Shipping Process and Your Customer's Satisfaction

July 25, 2016

Shipping strongly influences customer loyalty

Shipping is the end process for all of the efforts that have been made at each stage of the commercial chain, from acquiring the customer to making the sale. According to “Shipping as a Marketing Tool for Boosting Sales” by Nadine Devisch, “Shipping has a major role to play in the overall...

Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Be Streamlining Your Shipping Process

June 30, 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 gives the opportunity to automate which carrier and service level is chosen. So, if a customer...

Why Shipping Carriers Have Embraced DIM

Dimensional weight pricing is a major source of increased revenue for shipping carriers.

Carriers discovered they were delivering boxes that were much larger than required for the efficient delivery of the products they contained. This outsized box phenomenon caused shipping carrier’s vehicles...


June 27, 2016
Author: Krish Iyer

Hello All, 


Welcome to our new website dedicated to those who ship and receive parcels! 

We created to cultivate a community for the distinctive needs of shippers. Why? Because we get it. Achieving cost-effective shipping, with the visibility you need, is...

Parcel Forum 2016

June 20, 2016

We're not just going to be there, we're hosting! 

On Monday, September 12 from 5:00pm – 6:30pm we're hosting the Platinum attendee reception, which will take place poolside at the Paradise Springs facility at the hotel. You’ll unwind in our indoor/outdoor, private poolside villa and enjoy...

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3 Keys to Omnichannel Fulfillment Success

June 10, 2016
Author: Katie Conigliaro

1. Carrier Compliance

If omnichannel fulfillment providers are not compliant, carriers will not work with them. Carriers are constantly updating ZIP codes, rating labels or other data and need to work with a provider who takes compliance seriously. If a carrier does not receive the right...

Your Omnichannel Fulfillment Checklist

June 10, 2016

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