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.
What Do the Carriers See When They Look at Your Data?
In the Nov/Dec issue of Parcel Magazine, Andrew Brueckner, Chief Customer Officer at VeriShip provides valuable insight about how important it is for shippers to understand their shipping profile, because the carriers most certainly do.
5 (or More) Reasons Automating Parcel Bill Payment Makes Sense
As a business leader, have you fully accepted such simplicity in paying your organization’s expenses? The answer is probably “yes, but not always.” Chances are how you pay your FedEx and UPS invoices currently fall under the “not always” caveat. Instead, it’s done manually and ad hoc. But there’s good reason to change that. Here’s why automating your parcel bill payment makes sense.
ShipMate Spotlight: Meet Our Maui Loving Book Worm
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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.