Shopify Acquires 6 River Systems, Uber Freight Expands
Shopify acquires 6 River Systems for $450M. Uber expands freight network.
USPS International Rates at Risk, FedEx Acquires Cargex
USPS rates at risk Pending U.S. Withdrawal from postal union. FedEx announces acquisition of Cargex.
Meet George: Software Engineer and 'Scooby Doo' Fan
Our ShipMates are to credit for creating and maintaining this culture and making VeriShip such a fun place to work. Get to know the people behind the magic and their contributing roles through our ShipMate Spotlight Interview series. Check out the previous ShipMate Spotlights, here. ...
FedEx Expands Home Delivery, Happy Returns Offers Sustainable Solution
FedEx Freight Direct expands to 11 states. Happy Returns announces cardboard-free returns solution.
UPS Suspends Surcharges, Amazon Implements New Charge
In an attempt to boost customer experience, UPS recently announced that it will refrain from collecting additional surcharges on U.S. residential deliveries this holiday season.
UPS Keeps Close Ties with Amazon
UPS Keeps Close Ties with Amazon In addition to FedEx terminating their ground shipping contracts with Amazon and Amazon working to improve their own delivery service, UPS had to make the decision whether they should continue to work alongside the e-commerce giant or cut their...
The Carrier Two-Step Is Costing Your Business
Learning to dance with a partner can be challenging at best. Little did I know, the season of my life teaching country-swing lessons would frame future professional insights... It took a bit of time to acquaint myself and build rapport with the wide-eyed person staring...
FedEx Announces An Additional $450 Million Investment in Memphis Hub
FedEx Announces An Additional $450 Million Investment in Memphis Hub Last week, FedEx announced that it would be adding an additional $450 million to its $1 billion+ investment in the FedEx Express World Hub in Memphis. The plan is to modernize the hub, which is...
One-Day Shipping is Costing Amazon Big
Amazon Spends Upward of $3 Billion on One-Day Shipping Rollout In April, when Amazon announced their plan to make one-day shipping a reality for Prime members, the company said that the rollout would cost $800 million in the second quarter. It seems that Amazon underestimated...
Summer is a Struggle for UPS and USPS Delivery Drivers
Delivery Drivers Suffer in Trucks Without Air Conditioning The shipping world is becoming increasingly fast-paced. Customers are expecting quicker delivery times and more packages are being shipped per day than ever before. In the summer months, as temperatures rise but customer expectations stay the same,...