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Types of Shipping Surcharges

Types of Shipping Surcharges

A shipping surcharge (also called accessorial fees or accessorials) is an additional fee applied to the base shipment costs. These surcharges commonly appear as “service charges” or “handling fees”.
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Amazon FBA vs. FBM

Amazon FBA vs. FBM

If you’re looking to launch your eCommerce business on Amazon, you need to decide on the fulfillment option for your store. The Seller Central program offers three fulfillment programs to choose from, namely:
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[VIDEO] Sustainability-Focused Sifted Software Demo

[VIDEO] Sustainability-Focused Sifted Software Demo

The transportation industry is at a global tipping point. Sustainability is no longer a nice to have…it’s a must ...
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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Fuel Surcharge Reality You Can’t Unsee

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Fuel Surcharge Reality You Can’t Unsee

The Reality FedEx and UPS have upped their ground fuel surcharges 9 times in the first 90 days of 2022 - and the ...
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[VIDEO] The Road to Sustainable Shipping

[VIDEO] The Road to Sustainable Shipping

Did you know that the transportation sector poses a serious problem to the planet? In fact, 29% of all domestic ...
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Shipping Greener: Carbon Neutrality and Certification

Shipping Greener: Carbon Neutrality and Certification

Sustainable shipping isn’t just good for the environment, it’s good for your business. Get started on the path to carbon neutrality today with our eco-friendly shipping guide.
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What Your Shipping Carbon Footprint Means and How to Calculate It

What Your Shipping Carbon Footprint Means and How to Calculate It

Keeping your shipping sustainable while reducing carbon emissions doesn't have to be complicated! And it starts by measuring your carbon footprint. Here's what you need to know as a parcel shipper.
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Consumer Report: How much do shoppers care about eco-friendly shipping?

Consumer Report: How much do shoppers care about eco-friendly shipping?

It’s no surprise; consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious. They’re taking reusable bags to the ...
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What is Logistics Intelligence?

What is Logistics Intelligence?

Every business wants to offer fast delivery, constant product availability, and excellent customer service. However, economic and logistical limitations or unforeseen circumstances keep them from efficiently meeting customer demands. Fortunately, new technologies like artificial intelligence have taken off the pressure by enabling businesses to make fast decisions using real-time data.
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15 Things You Need to Know About Reverse Logistics

15 Things You Need to Know About Reverse Logistics

A clear reverse logistics process for returned products is essential whether you run an ecommerce website or own a physical store.
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Shipping Insights: LTL vs. Parcel Shipping

Shipping Insights: LTL vs. Parcel Shipping

Shippers should always be on the hunt for optimization and cost-reducing shipping methods. And one way to ensure ...
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Beyond the Trend: Blockchain Technology and Parcel Shipping

Beyond the Trend: Blockchain Technology and Parcel Shipping

Blockchain is driving profound positive change in the parcel industry. Based on transparency, trust, and traceability - blockchain technology brings new opportunities for managing shipping, supply chains, identity management, plus more.
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