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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Fleet optimization and delivery tracking solutions improve “last mile” e-commerce deliveries, but success with final delivery depends on a solid process. Beginning upstream with DC network design, implementing fulfillment rules at the order management and WMS levels, and streamlining processes in the DC all pave the way for an efficient last mile.

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Recently, I had to stop at my post office and get a signature before moving my mailbox about 60 feet down the street. I brought along photos so that the postmaster didn’t have to drive out and survey the area. She was agreeable, but requested that my neighbors and I get bigger mailboxes.
Posted on 02/01 at 08:00 AM
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Friday, November 22, 2013

UPS announced yesterday that it has rolled out an average rate increase of 4.9 percent for its Ground, Air, and International parcel products that will go into effect on December 30, 2013.
Posted on 11/22 at 01:26 PM
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The financially-beleaguered United States Postal Service (USPS) and e-commerce giant Amazon announced yesterday that they have teamed up in a joint effort focusing on Sunday delivery in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas, which kicked off last Sunday.
Posted on 11/12 at 10:42 AM
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

The United States Postal Service (USPS) this week rolled out various upgrades to its Priority Mail offering which it said have the potential to bring in more than half a billion dollars in new revenue in the next year.
Posted on 08/15 at 12:01 PM
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Monday, August 12, 2013

Last week, Rotunda Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm, announced it sold off global logistics services provider Worldwide Express to an investment group, which included a significant investment from Worldwide’s management team.
Posted on 08/12 at 08:10 AM
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Friday, February 24, 2012

Earlier this month, Seattle-based EquaShip said it is temporarily suspending customer operations in order to re-engineer its transportation network for faster package delivery times, larger geographic coverage, and more service options.
Posted on 02/24 at 10:10 AM
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Monday, January 30, 2012

This offering will enable shippers to ship a box—weighing up to 70 pounds—anywhere in the U.S. for one price, $39.95.
Posted on 01/30 at 11:48 AM
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Wednesday, January 04, 2012

While it has only been a few months since Seattle-based EquaShip made its entrance into the parcel sector marketplace, the company appears to be highly committed to making itself a cost-efficient alternative for shippers that traditionally turn to the parcel duopoly of FedEx and UPS.
Posted on 01/04 at 01:06 PM
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Financial issues for the United States Postal Service (USPS) remain front and center, with this week’s announcement that for Fiscal Year 20111 the USPS had a net loss of $5.1 billion.
Posted on 11/16 at 02:42 PM
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