Weekly Roundup: Drones Deliver Medical Samples and Amazon Improves Shipping Efficiency
While Amazon has been expanding their air fleet via jets, UPS is expanding their air transportation in a different category – drones. UPS is now the first and only FAA-sanctioned company allowed to use drones to deliver packages.
The Fine Print Strikes Again: Small Measurement Error Has Big Consequence for UPS Customer
“How could they charge me four-times as much without so much as asking me about it?” That’s the question on UPS customer Irum Haque’s mind after finding an unexpectedly steep charge on her credit card statement.
ShipMate Spotlight: Meet Morgan, Avid Traveler and Explorer
VeriShip’s workplace culture, in the words of customer success specialist, Morgan Lindgren. Our ShipMates are to credit for creating and maintaining this culture and making VeriShip such a fun place to work.
The View Through the Telescope: A Magnified Look into Carrier Surcharges
Imagine you’re in your backyard, lying on a blanket in the grass or sitting on a porch, looking up into the night sky. There are stars, a planet or two – maybe a meteor streaks across the sky. Now, imagine that you are looking at all of this through a telescope; details become finer and you’re able to see everything with a clearer, more precise view.
ShipMate Spotlight: Meet Tyler, Coffee Brewer Extraordinaire
VeriShip’s workplace culture, in the words of senior business development associate, Tyler Hazen. Our ShipMates are to credit for creating and maintaining this culture and making VeriShip such a fun place to work.
Weekly Roundup: The Polar Vortex Edition
Significant amounts of snow and icy weather invaded the Midwest in the past few weeks, leading to blizzard warnings being issued across several states. Some parts of the United States recorded temperatures colder than Antarctica.
Say Goodbye to Manually Coding Your Parcel Invoices
With the addition of G/L Coding Plus, VeriShip provides a streamlined approach to record keeping when it comes to your company’s shipments. This premium feature acts as a checks and balance system for all revenues and expenses, creating a tool to easily track and organize your company’s shipping accounts.
Weekly Roundup: Amazon is Shaping the Future of Internal Logistics Operations
Since 2010, the average rate hike imposed by both UPS & FedEx has been 4.9% every year. With the surcharges and ancillary fees that come with free shipping, some rates could rise to as much as 30% in the near future according to some analysts.
ShipMate Spotlight: Meet Vijay, a Lifelong Learner and Problem Solver
Our ShipMates make VeriShip a fun, creative, intelligent and collaborative place to work. Get to know Vijay, one of the incredible ShipMates that make VeriShip an awesome community to be a part of.
FedEx Releases Quarterly Earnings
There was a little extra excitement around this quarter’s report. And, as if an early Christmas present to me, it didn’t disappoint. The second quarter 2019 results were released after the markets closed on Tuesday, December 18th and included some familiar language.