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UPS considers using drones to deliver packages

Carriers around the world are trying to reduce shipping costs of last-mile package deliveries with drones. Among them, UPS thinks it can save money and deliver more packages by launching drones from its trucks. UPS, in fact, delivered a parcel via drone yesterday in a trial outside of Tampa, Florida. The process for drone delivery goes […]

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TME awarded FedEx Diamond Compatible 2017

Agile Network TME is selected as FedEx® Diamond Compatible 2017, Awarded to FedEx® Compatible Solutions for Supporting Enterprise Transportation Management with All FedEx Domestic and International Shipping Services February 6, 2017 – Enterprise transportation management solution provider, Agile Network announced its Agile Network TME multi-carrier shipping software was awarded status as a FedEx® Diamond Compatible […]

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Carrier Capacity Concerns?

Shippers, 3PL’s, supply chain directors & warehouse managers all have been wondering, what will the Carriers do with all of this increased transportation demand? We look at some developments that are expected to make an impact in transportation and are affecting the notion that Carrier Capacity has been met or will be exceeded in 2017 […]

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Retail’s Vicious Implosion? Tips on Shipping Saving Retail

Major retailers are racing to improve their online presence and digital customer experiences to stay relevant among the fierce competition in eCommerce for online shoppers. When it came to Macy’s and Kohl’s recent decisions to shutter many of their stores, CNBC’s Mad Money host Jim Cramer wondered what the point of their stores’ existence was for. “Macy’s is the third-largest online seller in […]

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Order Consolidation may help meet Record Holiday Delivery Demand

Even with extended delivery windows, on-time rates fall as record level demand peaks this holiday season Major Carriers are straining to keep up with holiday shipping volumes that have blown past expectations, delaying the delivery of some of the millions of online orders shoppers have placed since Thanksgiving. Already in advance of the busy holiday […]

2016 Year-End Holiday Service Schedules

Be sure you’re in the know for 2016 Year-End Holiday Service Schedules Check out the resources below to plan shipments ahead to manage your transportation costs with holiday shipping deadlines & carrier service schedules in mind. FedEx Holiday Shipping Service Deadlines 2016 December 12 – FedEx SmartPost December 16 – FedEx Express Saver December 17 […]

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JDA Direct Commerce Partners with Agile Network to Provide Advanced Global Shipping Capabilities

CHESTERFIELD, MO, November 10, 2016 – Agile Network, a leading provider of multi-carrier and multi-modal transportation execution technology in North America, has partnered with JDA Software to provide JDA Direct Commerce clients with advanced global shipping capabilities. Agile Network TME (Transportation Management Execution) is a software that optimizes carrier selection and service levels with certified […]

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USPS Files Request for Parcel Rates Increase in 2017

On October 19, 2016, the U.S. Postal Service filed a notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission of price changes for its’ shipping services and products to take effect next year, following the end of the 2016 holiday mailing season. The filing does not include any price increase for First-Class Package International Service, Priority Mail Express International, […]