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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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parcel shipping spend

Thomasholmes is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Wonderful World of Managing Parcel Shipping Spend” white paper!

This is a must read for those who want to reduce costs in parcel shipping and increase overall proficiency in parcel shipping spend management! Get a free copy of the white paper by filling out the form to the right.

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omnichannel in manufacturing

Retailers are evolving, and supply chains must evolve with them. The application of omnichannel in manufacturing primarily focuses on the collaboration between suppliers, or vendors, and distributors. To understand this relationship, we have to consider its driving forces, how it affects omnichannel experiences, and what it means for warehousing capabilities and capacity.

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Parcel in Reverse Logistics

Managing parcels for outbound shipping represents only a portion of a shipper’s overall logistics strategy. Freight spend must include parcel in reverse logistics spend, and major carriers are turning their attention to the value stream of proactive parcel management in reverse logistics.

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inbound parcel freight

Managing inbound parcel freight has increased in complexity with the global rise of e-commerce. Amazon has mastered inbound parcel freight management as part of its third-party marketplace, and small and mid-sized shippers are struggling to keep up. Customer activity has increased, and some employees are actually sending their personal purchases to work address.

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multi-carrier parcel shipping system

Assume you have a relatively low average of overbilling instances in your shipping invoices, 1 percent. If your company’s freight spend is $1 million, that 1 percent amounts to lost opportunities of $10,000. Now, imagine the savings if 1 percent of your parcel shipments, which make up 75 percent of total freight spend, cost half as much as they do now.

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enterprise parcel management

In partnership with Pierbridge, whose Transtream technology powers the parcel solution within the Thomasholmes Rater TMS, we are pleased to announce the publication of a new white paper titled “The Guide to Proactive Inbound Outbound and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management.

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amazon effect

There is no doubt, that the retail landscape is increasingly looking like an online one as traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, such as Toys R Us, Foot Locker, and Best Buy mobile shutter hundreds of stores unable to keep up with the changing customer that wants fast, free delivery all with just a click of a button.

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optimizing full truckload

Thomasholmes is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How to Optimize Full Truckload Shipping Through Technology & Best Practices” white paper!This is a must read for those are looking to reduce Full Truckload costs and optimize full truckload shipping in order to do more with less.