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In the News

In the news
Retail TouchPoints: The Parcel Shipping Issues Keeping You Awake At Night

Jul 13, 2015

This is an article by Ken Wacker, president of BirdDog, as featured in “Executive ViewPoints.” Read the full article Related...

In the news
CNBC: Why those fuel surcharges will never go away

Apr 17, 2015

CNBC gets data and insight from the BirdDog Fuel Surcharge Tracker in this article. Other carrier pricing strategies are also highlighted...

In the news
Internet Retailer: Diversifying Delivery

Apr 01, 2015

Todd Benge, managing partner, was interviewed and quoted throughout this April 2015 cover story. Read the full article Related posts:...

In the news
Logistics Management: Moore on Pricing: You need a bigger mailbox

Feb 01, 2015

Jeff Eischen, senior partner, was interviewed and quoted for this Logistics Management article on dimensional weight pricing implications. Read the...

In the news
Bloomberg: UPS Prepared Too Well for Holiday Rush and Paid the Price

Jan 23, 2015

Glenn Gooding, senior partner, was interviewed and quoted for this post-holiday e-commerce shipping Bloomberg article. Read the full article Related...

Recent Blog Posts

Global drop shipping
Adopting a drop shipping strategy for ecommerce

Sep 24, 2015

With advantages including scalability, flexibility, lower overhead costs, and increased product offerings—a drop shipping strategy is a promising, convenient model...

FedEx Ground delivery
FedEx announces an average General Rate Increase of 4.9% for 2016

Sep 22, 2015

In its General Rate Increase announcement made on September 15, FedEx® says that it will increase its standard rates by an...

Distribution Center productivity needs a boost during peak season
Distribution center productivity can boost customer satisfaction for holiday shoppers

Sep 17, 2015

Retailers with the highest Customer Engagement levels generate an annual increase on ROI of 8% above the industry average and...

B2B ecommerce technology trends: ERP, CRM,
B2B e-commerce technology trends for 2015

Sep 15, 2015

2015’s B2B e-commerce technology trends make it easier for businesses to connect with their peers. U.S. B2B e-commerce sales are...

sustainability report
The FedEx Sustainability Report highlights economic, environmental, and community responsibility

Sep 09, 2015

It has been a busy year for FedEx. In the FedEx sustainability report we learn about the global teams that...

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Report: Delivering the Goods

How do you deliver customer satisfaction? This new special report discusses fulfillment and delivery strategies that can improve retailers’ customer satisfaction ratings.
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Retailers and the Carrier Mix

What are best-in-class retailers doing about their shipping programs? Check out “Diversifying Delivery” from Internet Retailer magazine.
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DIM Weight Resource Center

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Compliance & Risk Assessment

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Fuel Surcharge Tracker

Each month the parcel carriers publish their fuel surcharge rates for both ground and air services. View the current rates.
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