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What the 2014 FedEx Express rate increase means for shippers

FedEx announced on September 18 that its shipping rates will increase, effective January 6, 2014. FedEx Express package and freight rates will go up an average of 3.9 percent for U.S., U.S. export and U.S. import services. A slight variation with regard to this year’s announcement in comparison with past increases
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Stop holding your logistics manager accountable

Yes, you read it right. As an executive or decision-maker, you should know there’s a good chance that your company is spending too much on small package shipping. And whoever oversees that portion of the business probably isn't to blame. Whether it’s the logistics manager, director, vice president or even you
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Comparing shipping transit times can uncover savings opportunities

When determining which carrier will best service your company’s small package needs, one of the first questions worth asking is painfully obvious: Which carrier can get your product to its destination fastest and at the lowest cost? For all the analytics out there, there is a surprisingly simple and transparent method
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