What a Copy Cat, right? FedEx implements surcharge for holiday season–but not in the way UPS did. Well it didn’t take long and as we projected, FedEx will also implement a Holiday Season Surcharge to become effective from November 20, 2017 through December 24, 2017. FedEx’ surcharge however is somewhat different than the one UPS […]
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Blockchain! The new hip and technical term everyone is hearing more about; what is it exactly and how will it affect your Supply Chain in the very near future? Throughout modern history, the majority of anything involving the sale/transfer of goods and services between two or more parties was recorded on some form of a […]
The commercial trucking industry is integral to our daily lives. In the United States approximately 70% of all freight is moved by commercial trucks; the figures are higher for food, agricultural and pharmaceutical products. Essentially, nearly everything you come in contact with on a daily basis has at some point, been on a commercial truck. Interestingly […]
Ever heard the expression, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” Well that’s exactly what is happening at large grocery firms, Wal-Mart, Kroger and Meijers. Each of these grocery giants are feeling the pinch of the large dollar volume of on-line grocery sales that is currently “owned” by Amazon; and they’re “not going to take […]
We’ve all heard how UPS drivers’ routes are scheduled so they avoid making left hand turns wherever possible as a fuel saving initiative. Saving fuel and continually looking for reductions in operating costs for UPS, as well as for all of their competitors, is an ongoing critical step in UPS’ business operations plans. This week, […]
In an article on chiefexecutive(dot)net, ICC’s own Tony Nuzio explains how shippers can ‘vary your logistics costs downward’ and that logistics costs are variable, not fixed. Tony shares 7 tactics that have helped Clients reduce freight and shipping costs for over four decades, including: Eliminate supply-chain bottlenecks. Price out your logistics choices. Create shipping alliances. […]
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- 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