Recently, the VeriShip team attended Parcel Forum to connect with other parcel and logistics professionals and gain insights about the trends impacting the shipping industry. This year, however, we were there to share some of our own.
We recently posted about the coming parcel “triopoly,” as DHL returns to the US prepared to compete with shipping giants FedEx® and UPS®. If you haven’t heard of DHL or you’re simply unfamiliar with what they’ve been up to overseas, here is a quick primer.
Key facts about the additional handling and large package surcharge. Any parcel shipper who has taken a look at their data can tell you there are a lot of surcharges and accessorials they contend with on a daily basis.
How built-in parcel waivers may impact your ability to receive refund credits. If you ship small parcel, you need to be careful to have these clauses removed before signing your carrier agreement.
Debunking the myths your carrier wants you to believe. With so much being said about the importance of your parcel carrier agreement and how best to negotiate it in your favor, it’s important that parcel shippers ask themselves this critical question.
Don’t enter into partnerships built on an unstable foundation. By the very nature of what the logistics industry represents, companies are constantly trying to find new ways to do better.
Why a 4.9% increase may have a bigger impact than you think. During a recent conversation with a coworker, we discussed the difficulties companies are facing with ever-increasing shipping costs, so I decided to test his knowledge.