Hidden Costs in Returns Management

Returns management, also known as reverse logistics, was once considered an afterthought. However, in the age of e-commerce, the concept is fast becoming a crucial element to retail enterprises. Retail businesses should improve the returns management logistical pipeline to reduce inefficiency costs and improve customer satisfaction.

As a result of widespread online shopping, the volume of …Read More

The 7 Rs of Logistics

The management of goods and services from point of manufacture to the point of consumption refers to Logistics Management. It involves effectual planning, design, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities.  For many years, logistics management was viewed as a necessary evil. That is, logistics activities had were needed for a manufacturing or retail …Read More

FedEx Introduces 2021 Rate Increases

FedEx, the global freight transportation and logistics services provider, announced that its shipping rates are set to increase, effective January 4, 2021. While the 4.9% average increase matches previous years, there are a lot of changes that might affect your future shipping costs.

Besides FedEx’s residential surcharge adjustments, other notable adjustments include FedEx ground shipment costs, …Read More