FedEx Announces 2016 General Rate Increase and Other Changes

FedEx Announces 2016 General Rate Increase and Other Changes

Posted Sep 17, 2015

By Rob Martinez – President & CEO, Shipware, LLC, (a business partner of Broussard Logistics). FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp., will increase shipping rates effective Jan. 4, 2016 as follows: FedEx Express will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.9 percent for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services.... Read more

Attention Shippers: The Easiest Way To Lower Parcel Cost (And Fast)

Attention Shippers: The Easiest Way To Lower Parcel Cost (And Fast)

Posted Sep 11, 2015

Previously, we’ve touched on dozens of simple ways to reduce freight costs. No doubt you already know that controlling transportation costs can make the difference between finishing a quarter in the red or in the black. These solutions can be relatively simple, like switching to bubble wrap (75% cheaper than foam spacers). Then there’s solutions... Read more

Don’t Get Left Behind: Lower Parcel Price in 5 Easy Steps

Don’t Get Left Behind: Lower Parcel Price in 5 Easy Steps

Posted Sep 09, 2015

Is your business looking to reduce parcel costs? Then you aren’t alone. Lower fuel prices have been a boon to many sectors of the economy in 2015, especially industries related to transportation and shipping. But that’s often not enough to cut down on shipping costs. So here are five strategies for lowering parcel prices: Can... Read more