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Amazon Reportedly Looking to Lean Less on UPS
Amazon

Amazon Reportedly Looking to Lean Less on UPS

The online retailer has been holding talks with air-cargo companies to lease airplanes, and is seeking to lower its costs and reliance on delivery partners like UPS.
Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service
Amazon

Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service

Look out UPS, DHL and FedEx. There are reports that the ecommerce powerhouse is looking to soar into the air-delivery market, potentially aiming to dominate its entire distribution network.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shipping
Shipping Strategies

5 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shipping

Poor or sloppy shipping efforts have a direct impact on the bottom line in terms of lost revenue and increased costs.
Jarrett Streebin
Be Your Own Boss: Here's a List of Almost 1,000 Franchise Opportunities
Franchises

Be Your Own Boss: Here's a List of Almost 1,000 Franchise Opportunities

Dream of starting a franchise? Check out this list for hundreds of possibilities.
Tracy Stapp Herold
The 3 Precautions to Take When Shipping Wine
Wines

The 3 Precautions to Take When Shipping Wine

When it comes to ordering wine and having it shipped to your home, there are three important factors to consider.
Tracy Byrnes
How Smaller Product Companies Can Automate Shipping Processes
Shipping Strategies

How Smaller Product Companies Can Automate Shipping Processes

If you aren't quite shipping high enough volumes to demand use of a third party, you'll need to work at setting up an in-house system.
Adam Callinan
Nepotism Was Never an Issue for This Unishippers Franchisee
Franchise Players

Nepotism Was Never an Issue for This Unishippers Franchisee

Caleb Nelson started at 20 in the franchise business and worked his way up to success -- on his own steam.
Entrepreneur Staff
7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs
Shipping Center

7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs

The simple task of sending and receiving goods can be one of the most expensive and often overlooked aspects of a business.
Peter Gasca
How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit
Franchises

How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit

Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.
Tracy Stapp Herold
This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See
Shipping

This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See

Who knew worldwide trade could look so good?
U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates
Supply Chain Management

U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates

West Coast ports are near gridlock and cargo delays are being felt throughout the U.S.
Entrepreneurs Are Working to Uber-fy the Trucking Industry.
Sharing Economy

Entrepreneurs Are Working to Uber-fy the Trucking Industry.

Venice, Calif.-based Cargomatic, an app that connects local shippers with local truckers, just raised $8 million in VC funding.
Catherine Clifford
UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up
Shipping

UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up

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.
Phil Wahba
How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages
Shipping

How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages

The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.
Matt Villano