Archive for June, 2014

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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US Oil Exports & Energy Prices – The Iragi Effect

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

TODAY IN ENERGY: Monday, June 16, 2014, EIA U.S. crude exports in April rise to highest level in 15 years The United States exported 268,000 barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil in April (the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau), the highest level of exports in 15 years. Exports have increased sharply […]

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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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