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FedEx Announces Largest General Rate Increase In Its History

FedEx announced that it would be increasing its rates by 6.9%, effective January 2, 2023. This is their largest general rate...

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FedEx Announces Largest General Rate Increase In Its History

FedEx Shipping Rates

FedEx is the second largest shipping company in the world behind UPS. The company provides services for both business-to-business...

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FedEx Shipping Rates

Contract Carrier Example

Do you ever find yourself asking what is a contract carrier? We thought so. A contract carrier is defined as a “business that...

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Contract Carrier Example

Negotiating Contracts with Vendors

Contract negotiation with vendors can be overwhelming. You are being told you have the best rate, but no one on either side of...

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Negotiating Contracts with Vendors

The Importance of Contract Negotiation

Contract negotiation is vital to creating mutually beneficial business relationships and decreasing conflict and confusion...

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The Importance of Contract Negotiation

UPS Carrier Adjustment

You’ve likely had some questions about the “Adjustments & Other Charges” section on your UPS bill. Navigating UPS surcharges and...

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UPS Carrier Adjustment

What Is a FedEx Commercial Invoice?

A FedEx commercial invoice is the primary document used by all customs agencies to distribute goods internationally. Any...

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What Is a FedEx Commercial Invoice?

UPS Large Package Surcharge Calculator

We don’t need to tell you that shipping prices are on the rise. UPS’s latest price increases took effect on December 26, 2021...

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UPS Large Package Surcharge Calculator

Which Method is Used to Optimize the Transportation Cost?

Getting products from point A to point B is a daily business requirement for companies in many industries. The more business...

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Which Method is Used to Optimize the Transportation Cost?

How Do You Optimize Freight?

In the United States, approximately 50 million tons of freight is moved per day, valued at over $53 billion. Moving these...

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How Do You Optimize Freight?

How to Save on Shipping Costs as a Small Business?

In 2021, shipping companies charged sky-high rates and brought in over $150 billion in profit, according to Bloomberg. The...

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How to Save on Shipping Costs as a Small Business?

UPS Billing Center Refund

Everyone likes keeping money in their pocket where they can. This is especially true when you are wrongfully charged for...

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UPS Billing Center Refund

How Do I Get a Commercial Invoice for FedEx?

In today’s global economy, international shipping is commonplace for companies across a wide variety of industries. For...

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How Do I Get a Commercial Invoice for FedEx?
UPS Small Parcel Size

UPS Small Parcel Size

In regards to the UPS shipping process, understanding the ins and outs of UPS size limits can afford you significant savings. To...

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UPS Small Parcel Size
Freight Audit and Payment Software

Freight Audit and Payment Software

Nobody wants to pay more for shipping than they have to. Jeff Pape, Senior Vice President, head of global transportation product...

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Freight Audit and Payment Software
Small Parcel Audit in USA

Small Parcel Audit in USA

For high-volume small parcel shippers, the little things can really add up. In this context, “little things” refers to shipping...

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Small Parcel Audit in USA
fedex commercial invoice

FedEx Commercial Invoice

The FedEx international commercial invoice is the primary international shipping document used by most foreign customs...

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FedEx Commercial Invoice
small parcel negotiations

Small Parcel Negotiations

High-volume shipping is expensive and a business cost that you can’t avoid. With rising rates, high fuel costs, and a...

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Small Parcel Negotiations
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