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Parcel Shipping and Handling Costs

Parcel shipping and handling costs have a much bigger impact on sales than shippers realize. According to David K. Williams of Forbes magazine, up to 63 percent of customers abandon online shopping carts when they see higher-than-expected shipping charges. This emphasizes the importance of setting the right parcel shipping and handling costs.

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Parcel Shipping Analytics

It’s Time To Take A Closer Look At Your Parcel Shipping Costs
eCommerce is driving the demand for smaller, more frequent last-mile deliveries. As a result, parcel rates are soaring at more than twice the rate of inflation. At the same time, consumer expectations for free shipping and more delivery options are increasing, largely reinforced by Amazon.

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Hazmat Shipping

Every Sunday night, millions of people worldwide gather to watch a show about kings, queens, dragons and Class 3 hazmat shipping. Yes, it’s Game of Thrones, and it’s the greatest show about Dangerous Goods ever created.

What’s that? You don’t think Game of Thrones is about hazmat shipping? Here are seven uncanny similarities that will prove you as wrong as Ramsay Bolton.

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Reduce Parcel Shipping

Thomasholmes is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Guide to Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs thru Effective Transportation Management Practices” white paper!

Parcel shipping processes reflect some of the most labor- and time-intensive aspects of modern shipping strategies.

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Benefits of Supply Chain Visibility

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Geoff Whiting who writes for ERP Focus and Explore WMS. In this blog Geoff shows us 3 major benefits of supply chain visibility for your business.Your phone can link to your bank account, social media, photo library, diet tracker that you turned off a year ago, and share information between most of those apps.

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WMS Selection

The demand for seamlessness in omni-channel supply chains increases more as time progresses. Companies are looking for ways to stay competitive and meet the demands of their customers. In reality, this means keeping costs as low as possible and still offering more products across more devices and shopping options.