News and Articles About Shipping
The simple task of sending and receiving goods can be one of the most expensive and often overlooked aspects of a business.
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West Coast ports are near gridlock and cargo delays are being felt throughout the U.S.
Venice, Calif.-based Cargomatic, an app that connects local shippers with local truckers, just raised $8 million in VC funding.
The shipping company cuts its profit forecast, blaming the cost of extra measures it took to ensure deliveries were on time during the 2014 holiday season, and hinted it would start charging retailers more.
The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.
An old competitor to UPS and FedEx has stepped up to deliver America's packages, leveraging technology and adjusting pricing.
Think you can't compete with Amazon? Think again.
The online retailing giant has installed more than 15,000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up to Christmas.
Even if you didn't have any problems last year, it's a good idea to prepare and keep customers happy.
The company's CEO says last-minute sales by a major retailer could threaten the entire delivery system.
Offering free shipping will improve your conversion rate. Guaranteed! But, it also can kill your profit margins if you're not careful.
The U.S. Postal Service will offer seven-day delivery this holiday season as it seeks to capitalize on e-commerce's growth and compete against UPS and FedEx.
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