ShipMate Spotlight: Meet Our Maui Loving Book Worm
Our ShipMates make VeriShip a fun, creative, intelligent and collaborative place to work. Get to know the incredible ShipMates that make VeriShip an awesome community to be a part of.
Why It’s OK to Switch Carriers (or Consider It, At Least)
If you’ve been with your parcel carrier – either FedEx or UPS – for a while, chances are you’re not getting the best rates. But you can change that calculus if you’re willing to engage their competition, even if you’re not sure you’d be willing to switch.
Analyzing FedEx and UPS 2018 Holiday Season Surcharge Strategies
For the 2018 peak shipping season, FedEx and UPS aren’t deviating far from the strategy they established for 2017’s holiday season. In fact, this year expenses for shippers will go up, with some of the increases particularly audacious.
Up to 54% of UPS Customers Affected by New Shipping Charge Correction Audit Fee
With most UPS shippers a few invoice cycles into this new normal since the Shipping Charge Correction Audit Fee went into effect June 4, the actual impact has come into focus. For nearly 54% of businesses, the results aren’t pretty.
ShipMate Spotlight: Meet Our Well-Traveled Story Teller
VeriShip’s workplace culture, in the words of customer engagement manager Dwynn Evans, is collaborative, communicative, and creative. Get to know Dwynn and the other ShipMates that make VeriShip such a fun place to work.
FedEx Had Another Banner Year: What We Learned From the Latest Annual Earnings Report
FedEx is shipping more packages and charging more than ever to do it. FedEx announced its fiscal revenue was up 7.9% at $65.5 billion over FY 2017, and revenue was up 9.1% at $17.3 billion for the fourth quarter. It was another record earnings report, a year-by-year trend we’re getting used to.
The Business Impact of a UPS Strike and What You Can Do Now
A strike in 2018 would be at least as catastrophic for UPS and its customers while disrupting the economy; but there are steps you can take in the meantime to reduce your parcel risk.
Parcel Roundup: UPS Gets Sticky with Retailers, Amazon Revokes Prime Memberships for Frequent Returners, FedEx Commits to Blockchain
UPS aims to strengthen retailer relationships while Amazon has reportedly been banning shoppers for making too many returns. FedEx is betting Blockchain will create a transparent, secure, and streamlined logistics industry.