Freight Rates News
No Surcharge for Holiday Packages, USPS says
With an eye on the 2023 peak shipping season, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said it would not implement any additional surcharges on holiday shipping.
Shippers Focus on Yield Management as Rates Continue to Rise
With FedEx and UPS raising their rates, savvy shippers can still find rate value for 2024, but time may be running out.
FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index Drops in June
FTR’s June Shippers Conditions Index has taken a step back, dropping in June from May’s 8.6 reading, although it still remains strongly positive for shippers.
Trucking Conditions Index Hits Lowest Point Since November 2022
Conditions for truckers continue to deteriorate, giving shippers the upper hand in rate negotiations.
Panama Canal Backlog Threatens Holiday Inventories
Low water levels have caused a backlog of container vessels at the Panama Canal, and that could impact the ability of businesses to restock inventories in time for the holiday shopping season.
Reducing Cost and Time for Importers Drayage, Transloading, and Final Mile Services
PITT OHIO’s transportation solution offers lowers costs and time for drayage, transloading and final mile deliveries.
Risk Management in Uncertain Times with Dynamic Freight Pricing
There is no denying that uncertainty is an ever-present force in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping. Changes in freight patterns, extreme weather events, equipment shortages, and a lack of drivers can all create capacity constraints for carriers, resulting in delays in delivery.
The Importance of Accurate Data Analytics with DAT
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews Chad Kennedy, Group Product Manager for DAT Freight & Analytics.
Top Issues Affecting Shippers Last Year
2022’s deflationary market conditions gave shippers more flexibility and service options. In 2022, consumer buying habits slowed given the rising inflation rate and global trade seemed to come to a halt — thus resulting in a deflationary market. Shippers began to see an excess in inventory leftover from last year’s demands.
No Price Increase Expected For USPS Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail
If it’s approved, Priority Mail International will increase 6.8%, adding zone pricing in Canada, and Priority Mail Express International will increase 6.7% percent.
2015 Freight Transportation Rates Keeping Pace with U.S. Growth
Our leading market analysts explain how shippers should ready themselves for sustainable demand and plan for incremental rate hikes.
Seven Tips to Reduce and Control Parcel Shipping Costs
If you are a high-volume, or even mid-size parcel shipper, this paper is a must-read. Parcel carriers employ many little known, but highly detrimental tactics to confuse or take advantage of their shipper clients – all in the interest of generating carrier revenue. These are the Seven Dirty Little Secrets of Parcel Shipping that can make a big impact in your ability to reduce and control your parcel shipping costs.
A Better Way to Ship Truckload & LTL Freight with Freightopolis
Jack Pollak, an owner of a successful freight brokerage for over a decade, saw first-hand the inefficiencies and inequalities of the entire shipping business -- the incredible amount of back-and-forth calls involved in getting quotes and booking freight -- just for a single load.
Freight Audit & Payment Transportation Information Services
Choosing a freight audit and payment provider is a strategic decision. Although many aspects of the solution are certainly tactical and task-oriented, the ability to deliver complex solutions and powerful business intelligence is not.
OzLINK The Multi-Tool For UPS
Oz Development joined the UPS Ready Program in 2004 and is now a UPS Ready Strategic Technology Provider. Since then, we have OzLINKed over 15,000 happy users. All of our products are designed, built and supported right here at Oz; therefore, if you call us, you’ll be sure to get the right answer the first time!
OzLINK promoted to strategic level in the UPS ready program
Oz Development, a provider of OzLINK, a cloud-based product that integrates and automates the order management process, announced their promotion to Strategic Alliance within the UPS Ready Program.
Six Criteria to Benchmark your Freight Audit & Payment Metrics against Best Practices
A strong freight payment process is a key to excellence in transportation management. Benchmark your organization's freight payment processes with best practices, and learn how to take steps today to: tighten your payment controls and increase the accuracy and thoroughness of both your cost and shipment data.
DAT iQ rate and capacity analytics solutions equip shippers with the data needed to confidently make decisions driving transportation strategy across the full planning lifecycle. Equipped with reliable market insights and versatile analysis tools, shippers can strategically manage their carrier…
Dynarates’ principals have 40 plus years of transportation supply chain expense reduction background with carriers and shippers, and a deep level of expertise in Less Than Truckload, Package, and NMFC pricing. Our industry experience is testimony to ability to deliver value…
Disbursing more than $20 billion in 2011 on behalf its freight payment clients, Cass is the leading provider of freight audit and payment services. Our clients gain complete visibility to their transportation spend via CassPort®, the industry’s leading Web-based business intelligence…
Freightopolis is an online platform that instantly brings together companies who need to ship freight with carriers who need freight to fill their trucks, all with the click of a button. Customers instantly receive live, competitive quotes from hundreds of…
eShipGlobal started out with the customer in mind. Our founder recognized that small businesses needed a simpler, more efficient, less expensive shipping process. In 1999, he launched eShipGlobal, offering businesses a software solution that streamlined the shipping process, offered alternate carrier…
Started in 2002, and today with thousands of customers and tens-of-thousands of users, Oz Development has the experience and proven track record to deliver the integration solution your company needs. All Oz solutions are built using our patented and proven integration…
FreightCenter.com is a full-service freight logistics company whose primary focus is using web-based tools to help both businesses and individuals with their freight shipping needs. Using FreightCenter enables customers to compare rates from different carriers, book online, and track…
Shipware delivers volume parcel shippers intelligent and innovative distribution solutions and strategies. Whether you ship with FedEx, UPS, USPS or regional carriers, our services are guaranteed to reduce your parcel shipping costs by 10-30%.
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