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UPS Simple Rate

Last month, UPS introduced a new pricing program called “UPS Simple Rate.” This service, a direct competitor to FedEx’s One Rate program, enables shippers to use their own packaging to ship to anywhere in the US for a flat rate so long as the box is under 1 cubic foot. Learn more about the UPS Simple Rate by reading the full white paper. Fill out the form below to request your own copy. We can provide you with a free Parcel analysis for your business. Savings are typically between 10-25% and we can turn around your assessment in 48 [...]

Advantages of FedEx One Rate

In 2013, FedEx introduced a new service called “FedEx One Rate” to compete with the Priority Mail flat rate programs of the USPS. One Rate is a flat rate shipping pricing option, available for qualifying FedEx Express U.S. shipments. The beauty of One Rate pricing is its predictability. Shippers can add to the box without adding to the cost. But like the USPS, One Rate shippers are required to use FedEx packaging. One Rate offers 12 sizes of FedEx-provided packaging: Envelope, Large & Small Paks, Large & Small Box, Medium Box, Large Box, Extra Large Box and Tube. Learn [...]

Money Back Guarantees on Late Deliveries

UPS and FedEx deliver more than 35 million packages a day. They do a pretty good job of hitting their delivery commitments. For 2018, FedEx on time delivery was 97.6%. UPS delivered 98.3% of its packages on time. For argument’s sake, let’s say the carriers combined for 98% on time delivery. That means that 2%, or 700,000 shipments arrived late each day. What do you do if your shipment is one of those 700,000? Do you file a claim for refund? Learn what your refund rights are by reading the full white paper. Fill out the form below to [...]

How to Save on Overnight Shipping

Did you know you can save money on your overnight shipping by using Ground instead of Overnight Air? FedEx Ground and UPS Ground both guarantee overnight delivery up to a certain mileage. Learn how you can start saving by reading the full white paper. Fill out the form below to request your own copy. We can provide you with a free Parcel analysis for your business. Savings are typically between 10-25% and we can turn around your assessment in 48 hours or less. We are experiencing great success with our clients Parcel programs. Nothing changes on your end except [...]

When to Renegotiate Your Shipping Contract

One of TFM Parcel’s primary goals is to help our clients negotiate better pricing agreements. But how often should you, the shipper, negotiate your contract? Find out the answer by reading the full white paper. Fill out the form below to request your own copy. We can provide you with a free Parcel analysis for your business. Savings are typically between 10-25% and we can turn around your assessment in 48 hours or less. We are experiencing great success with our clients Parcel programs. Nothing changes on your end except your Parcel spend will go down. [...]

Learn how DIM Weight Has Changed How Parcel Ground Ships

Did you know that in 2015, Parcel shipping rates were modified for Ground Delivery? Do you want to learn what changed and how Ground rates have been affected? Fill out the form below to request your own copy, authored by our Director of Parcel, Chris Cummings. We can provide you with a free Parcel analysis for your business. Savings are typically between 10-25% and we can turn around your assessment in 48 hours or less. We are experiencing great success with our clients Parcel programs. Nothing changes on your end except your Parcel spend will go down. [...]

Want To Know More About Parcel Analytics? 

Managing parcel in today's world can be very complex, especially due to the explosive growth of the e-commerce segment. According to Statista, $96 billion was spent on 13 billion parcels shipped in the US in 2016. Controlling parcel spend can be a burden and requires a sound logistics strategy in order to contain costs. To obtain the full white paper on Parcel Analytics, fill out the form below. We'll send you the complete report on the 4 types of analytics: Descriptive, Diagnostics, Predictive and Prescriptive.

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