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Are You Prepared for 2015 FedEx and UPS Rate Hikes?

Posted on November 17th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

 11/17/2014 Is Your Company Ready for the FedEx and UPS Rate Hikes and the Dimensional Pricing Changes? By Jim Bisaha, Senior Logistics & Supply Chain Consultant for TSC Both FedEx and UPS have announced a general rate increase of 4.9% for ground packages in 2015. In addition, FedEx and UPS are implementing dimensional pricing for […]

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Use of Spot Pricing vs. Contracts in Freight Management

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

Is There a Case for Using Spot Pricing vs. Contracts? This article was written by an old friend and colleague who actually was my mentor as well for my partner, Bob Schaffer, in the field of consulting over 20 years ago, his name is Tom Moore. Article submitted by Ed Blickstein with Tom’s permission. Yes […]

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New Carrier Internet Tool for Shippers Launched

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

New Carrier Internet Tool for Shippers Launched Logistadvise is designed to enable shippers in North American to identify and contact what shippers may decide, after reviewing the information provided, to be their best carriers for specific lanes. By Edward Blickstein, September 22, 2014 This month a new carrier information platform was launched enabling users to […]

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TSC Consultant James Bisaha on Parcel Shipping

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

Strategies for Managing the FedEx Dimensional Weight Change Federal Express recently announced that it would be implementing dimensional weight pricing on its ground shipments effective January 1st, 2015.    What is dimensional weight pricing?  Dimensional weight pricing takes the space of the package and converts into pounds. Shippers are charged the higher of the actual weight […]

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Logistics Opportunities – They Are Real

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

FORTUNE — How can a $1.3 trillion industry, getting bigger every year, be hidden in plain sight? By Anne Fisher @anbfisher ,May 1, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT. Blog Note: This headline really got my attention because when it comes to jobs many people have a misinformed opinion about logistics as a career. They think of […]

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