3 Ways Shippers Can Make Better Decisions

3 Ways Shippers Can Make Better Decisions

Posted Apr 08, 2015

In an age where professionals are constantly bombarded by changing technology and information, the ability to capture, review, and act on that information is critical. There is certainly no exception for managers whose responsibility include logistics, shipping, or supply chain in any organization. Constantly looking for ways to learn and adapt is an important survival... Read more

3 Reasons You’re Getting Ripped Off By Fuel Surcharges

3 Reasons You’re Getting Ripped Off By Fuel Surcharges

Posted Mar 11, 2015

We have all seen the headlines in the past month that FedEx, UPS, and other carriers are increasing fuel surcharges, despite the cost of fuel plummeting. Like most shippers, it raises the question ‘Why?’ After all, basic economics state that when a major cost driver of a product or service falls dramatically, prices of that ... Read more

Three Easy Tips for Shipping Green

Three Easy Tips for Shipping Green

Posted Feb 26, 2015

Greenifying your business’s shipping practice is the best way to save money, engage in corporate social responsibility, and to do your part to help reduce or prevent damage to the environment. Making the decision to go green with your shipping can be an easy one, but how you’re actually going to do it can seem... Read more

Declining U.S. Infrastructure Affects Every Business’ Supply Chain

Declining U.S. Infrastructure Affects Every Business’ Supply Chain

Posted Feb 03, 2015

If your business relies on inbound freight for raw materials or inventory, or ships out finished products via truck, rail or air, then it is absolutely dependent on the transportation infrastructure of the U.S. Much has been made in the last few years, but particularly in recent weeks, about our nation’s declining infrastructure. You may... Read more

Three Reasons to Adopt Green Shipping Practices

Three Reasons to Adopt Green Shipping Practices

Posted Feb 02, 2015

Shipping and transportation are a couple of the largest industries in the world. Much of the way the world functions is dependent on getting things to the right place at the right time and in the right condition. This requires a convoluted framework of trucks, airplanes, ships, and manpower. Though transportation is so instrumental in... Read more

Lower Emissions And Pollution From Company Shipping

Lower Emissions And Pollution From Company Shipping

Posted Jan 22, 2015

Many businesses overlook a huge problem when it comes to parcel, freight, and truckload shipping: air pollution. According to DoSomething.org, air pollution is a lot more toxic than you might think. In fact, high levels of air pollution increase residents’ likelihood of dying from lung cancer by as much as 20%! Additionally, more and more... Read more