UPS, FedEx shipping zones: an easy guide on shipping zones

Shipping zones

Saving on shipping expenses is essential for e-commerce businesses. But, it gets confusing figuring out the shipping rates of different parcel carriers? UPS and FedEx have different shipping rates based on various factors, including shipping zones. Hence, knowing about zones is equally vital for businesses. In this blog, we will discuss the shipping zones of UPS and FedEx and their significance.

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Pragmatic details for shippers’ contract negotiation

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Shippers need efficient parcel contract negotiation with parcel carriers to maximally reduce their shipping charges. The shipper needs to know the shipment trends and characteristics before moving for carrier contract negotiation. There are many factors that affect the cut down in pricing which needs to be negotiated carefully. Being clear with these and also knowing where the carrier can leverage his profits, the negotiation table becomes a clear platform for the shipper.

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How to receive UPS Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR) seamlessly?

UPS Guaranteed Service Refund

UPS Money-Back Guarantee, also known as UPS Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR) in the US. The UPS GSR is for 50 service failures. Did you know you can reduce shipping costs with the UPS GSR? What are the services for which your company gets a guaranteed service refund from UPS? How to claim refunds from UPS? We will try to answer these questions in this article. In addition, we will explore the latest updates in 2022 regarding UPS Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR).

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Our top reasons for FedEx and UPS return shipments

FedEx and UPS return shipments

Since early 2020, there has been an increase in online shopping worldwide. Online shippers want same-day shipping. Shipping companies and parcel carriers are scrambling to meet customers’ expectations. Nonetheless, some shipments do not reach the customers on time. Also, FedEx and UPS may return the parcels due to numerous reasons. This article will explore our top reasons for FedEx and UPS returns.

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Is outsourcing freight audit a good business choice?

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Understanding when to outsource your freight operations is key to being competitive in the face of globalization and to achieving cost-effective and data-driven freight operations. Freight bills are complicated, and as the firm expands, so does the complexity of freight audit and payment. Making it more difficult to effectively manage and evaluate transportation costs.

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A simple way to verify freight bills, using freight audit services

Freight Audit Services help in auditing the process which is essential for shipping companies. Shipping large volumes of goods at a fast pace and at less cost is vital for shipping businesses. Freight are shipments that weigh more than 150 lbs. Transportation of freight is a complex logistic process. Shippers have to pay freight bills to shipping carriers for freight transportation.

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How to get a refund for late deliveries with FedEx Money-Back Guarantee?

Customers expect shipment deliveries on time. If a delivery is delayed, customers may not order from the shipper again. Sometimes, they may not even raise a complaint but shippers may lose revenue and the trust of customers. Did you know that shipping carriers, such as UPS and FedEx, give a refund for late deliveries on request? If not, then read on and get to know about refunds given by FedEx, such as the FedEx Money-Back Guarantee.

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How do analytics & BI tools help optimize shipping costs?

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Optimization of parcel shipping costs is the goal of shippers. Data Analytics is helping shippers achieve this goal. Shipping contract negotiations help in getting the best rates from carriers. Similarly, new shipping software solutions give shippers insights to reduce parcel costs. In this blog, we will discuss the steps required to optimize shipping costs using data analytics.

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Parcel Shipping Systems Enhanced: Using Data Analytics

Small parcel shipping charges are costly. For this reason, customers opt for products that have a “free shipping” tag. E-commerce giants like Amazon are cashing in on this term. As a result, to outdo their competitors, shippers need to control costs. This article addresses the different ways shippers cut parcel shipping costs using data analytics.

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Parcel audit-Small parcel audit improves your bottom line

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There is an urgency to ship medical, protective, and cleaning supplies. E-commerce orders are piling up. There are chances of shipping and invoicing mistakes.  A parcel audit is an essential feature when managing the shipping process. In this article, we will explore the concept of parcel auditing. We will also discuss why it is necessary for logistic businesses around the world.

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Why do we need a Freight Audit?

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What is a Freight Audit?

Freight auditing is typically provided by an external audit company.  They carefully inspect the carrier invoices and look out for all the inaccuracies in the carrier invoices. Inaccuracies can include billing errors, incorrectly classified shipments, unapplied tariff weight breaks.

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