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Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.
The Best Way to Buy a Company Car

The Best Way to Buy a Company Car

Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan.
Simple Ways to Make Driving Easier

Simple Ways to Make Driving Easier

From sites that allow you to negotiate directly with lease owners, to apps that offer real-time reports on traffic, these tools take some of the stress out of driving.
5 Tips for Your First Fleet-Vehicle Purchase

5 Tips for Your First Fleet-Vehicle Purchase

What to consider when buying a fleet.
Power in Numbers: The Benefits of Entering Fleet-Vehicle Territory

Power in Numbers: The Benefits of Entering Fleet-Vehicle Territory

If your business has as many as 10 vehicles, you've entered fleet-vehicle territory, a place with its own rules--and benefits
Which Company Car Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Which Company Car Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Need to haul a lot of stuff? Drive more than 50 miles a day? Live in a big city? Follow this flow chart to your perfect company car.
From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses

From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses

People have been renting movies and cars for years, but what about borrowing a wedding dress? Here's a look at the innovative and bizarre things that can be yours for a short time.
Flirtey Develops Unmanned Drones to Deliver College Textbooks

Flirtey Develops Unmanned Drones to Deliver College Textbooks

What if an online purchase could be airdropped from the seller directly to your door?
The Complete Cheat Sheet for USPS Shipping (Infographic)

The Complete Cheat Sheet for USPS Shipping (Infographic)

First Class? Standard Post? Parcel Select? Tracking? Insurance? This reference breaks it all down.

Following Weeks of Delays, East Coast Shipping en Route to Normalcy

Retailers that depend on goods shipped to the Port of New York and New Jersey have been tearing their hair out in recent weeks. But there's smooth sailing ahead.
Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

The shipping giant has made 3-D printing available in a San Diego franchise and will extend the offering to five other cities across the U.S. in the next two months as part of a pilot program.
Ways to Get More From Fleet-Management Software

Ways to Get More From Fleet-Management Software

Learn the five ways this tool can increase efficiency and customer satisfaction.
How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs

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.
Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

Thanks to some new startups, you might be able to tap the crowd for your next delivery. But should you?

Holiday Shipping: Plan Now for Last-Minute Shoppers

By strategizing this summer, you can be prepared for December's rush deliveries.

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.

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.

Ways to Crack Down on Cargo Theft

Answering these 8 simple questions can help keep your merchandise safe from theft in transit.

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.

Damage Control: Getting Your Shipping Claims Paid

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

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.
More Businesses Turn to 'Near-Sourcing' to Save Time and Money

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.
How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping

How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping

More companies are taking this eco-friendly shipping approach to limit their environmental impact.
Want to Start Exporting? Consider These Hints

Want to Start Exporting? Consider These Hints

If you are looking to grow revenue, one option is to look for new markets abroad.
Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds

Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds

71lbs works with small businesses to make sure their shipments are taken care of.

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