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How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs
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How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs

Even if you've studied your shipping expenses closely, chances are savings can still be had in the deliveries your suppliers make to you.
Samantha Drake
Crowdsource Your Next Delivery
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Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

Thanks to some new startups, you might be able to tap the crowd for your next delivery. But should you?
Samantha Drake
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Holiday Shipping: Plan Now for Last-Minute Shoppers

By strategizing this summer, you can be prepared for December's rush deliveries.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
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6 International Shipping Mistakes and Ways to Avoid Them

Careful preparation can save you money and time at the border when shipping outside the U.S.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
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How Shippers Can Avoid Importing Delays

Are your products often just sitting on a dock on the bay? Get them across the border more quickly with these tips from shipping experts.
Carol Tice
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Ways to Crack Down on Cargo Theft

Answering these 8 simple questions can help keep your merchandise safe from theft in transit.
Carol Tice
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On the Road Again? Maybe It's Time for Your Own Delivery Vehicle

Experts explain when it's time to buy or lease, and what else you'll need when building your fleet.
Carol Tice
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Damage Control: Getting Your Shipping Claims Paid

A little organization and preparation can go a long way in recouping losses.
Carol Tice
How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint
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How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

Conducting a carbon footprint analysis reveals the full spectrum of your company's environmental impact and helps you address it.
Carol Tice
More Businesses Turn to 'Near-Sourcing' to Save Time and Money
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More Businesses Turn to 'Near-Sourcing' to Save Time and Money

We examine the growing trend of companies switching to closer vendors from those farther away.
Carol Tice
How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping
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How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping

More companies are taking this eco-friendly shipping approach to limit their environmental impact.
Carol Tice
Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?
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Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?

Cargo insurance can be confusing, but it pays to know these basics to avoid devastating losses.
Carol Tice
Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds
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Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds

71lbs works with small businesses to make sure their shipments are taken care of.
John Patrick Pullen
Will You Miss the Mailman on Saturdays? 3 Workarounds to Consider
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Will You Miss the Mailman on Saturdays? 3 Workarounds to Consider

When the U.S. Postal Service cancels Saturday first-class mail delivery in August, you can ensure your business workflow continues uninterrupted.
Catherine Clifford