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The USPS® is Serious About Address Validation

June 7, 2016
Author: Katie Conigliaro

The USPS® is implementing new Delivery Point standards that will require all packages to include a complete, electronically validated address in order to ensure the accuracy of delivery addresses. Any package that isn’t DPV verified will be stuck with a $0.20 fine. These new requirements go into...

University of Pittsburgh Hits Home Run with Packcity Intelligent Parcel Lockers

My experience with Packcity has been outstanding. The product is well made, and it has cut down on our service times and delivery times.”

UPS® Follows Suit with Surcharge Increase

May 31, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

On June 6, UPS® customers can expect to pay an extra charge on shipping packages, measuring 48 inches or longer. 

ProShip Delivers Hazmat Compliance and SAP Integration for PerkinElmer

We were able to implement a major quality improvement when we went to SAP and ProShip." 

PerkinElmer® produces and ships reagents used in life sciences research and diagnostics, more than half of which are radioactive. Sending 500 packages each day from Boston, about 100 from...

No Matter What Size Business, Neopost Can Optimize Your Shipping

Whether you send a few parcels a day, or thousands of packages a week… when it comes to shipping, two things are certain: costs keep rising, and the rules keep changing. That’s why for over 25 years, thousands of businesses world-wide have trusted Neopost solutions to make their shipping...

ProShip Accelerates Business for Fifth Gear

The ProShip Software Suite allows the magic to happen between order placement and delivery that allows us to continually earn our customers’ trust."

Freight management is an important cost center for all product manufacturers and distributors. But for a third-party ecommerce fulfillment...

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...

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...

Dimensional Weight: Part 1

May 4, 2016

DIM Weight 101

Watch this video for a quick tutorial on how DIM weight pricing can impact your parcel shipping costs. For more dimensional weight resources, including a calculator, go to dimweightresources.com

Dimensional Weight: Part 2

6 Packaging Tips to Help You Save

How can you change your packaging to avoid DIM weight costs? Watch this video for 6 packaging tips to help you save. For more dimensional weight resources, including a calculator, go to dimweightresources.com