Sound familiar? We recently received a call from the CFO of a company who was perplexed by the fact that his company’s sales have been flat the first half of 2017, however his freight costs have been on the rise. His question to us was, “how is that possible”? Well, having been in business for […]
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Ever since last week when UPS announced the “Peak Surcharges” they will be applying to various shipment types during the November/December holiday shipping season, many shippers are wondering will FedEx follow suit and add their own peak surcharges. And, that my friends is a very good question. Without a crystal ball it’s anyone’s guess but […]
Check out ICC’s feature article on the Top 3 Mistakes LTL Shippers Make Click here to read the article: Three Big Mistakes LTL Shippers Make
Recent reports that President Trump’s proposed budget changes would allow the US Postal Service to eliminate Saturday mail deliveries is sending shock waves into the Millennial community. There is no question that eliminating Saturday delivery of basic mail services has been on the US Postal Services radar for quite some time now. Let’s face it, who […]
We are all well aware of the theories of supply and demand and its relationship to costs for businesses. Well customer demand in the package delivery arena has now caused UPS to make a significant service enhancement to their operations by providing Saturday delivery for Ground packages to compete with both the USPS and UPS […]
UPS has a Valentine’s Day present for its UPS Supply Chain customers. The company has enhanced a number of technologies it offers Supply Chain customers through its Supply Chain Division. When the UPS Supply Chain customers log onto Flex Global View, they will now see enhanced tracking and reporting capabilities in the following areas: 1. […]
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Recent Updates from ICC
- Freight Costs Rising While Sales Stay Flat? August 16, 2017
- Breaking: FedEx Implements Holiday Surcharges but not like UPS! August 7, 2017
- Will FedEx “Me Too” UPS and add Peak Surcharges? June 29, 2017
- An Early Holiday Present from UPS! June 20, 2017