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Expedited Shipping:  A Primer

Expedited Shipping: A Primer

Expedited shipping is a method that’s faster than standard shipping. Usually, expedited loads don’t stop anywhere between the pickup and delivery locations, so the transit time is shorter. It’s important to note that it applies to both air and ground shipments. ...
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Parcel Shipping: A Primer

Parcel Shipping: A Primer

Over 14.7 billion parcels were shipped in the U.S. in 2019, according to Pitney Bowes. If you shipped boxed items weighing less than 100 pounds each, you likely engaged in parcel shipping and contributed to this record-breaking statistic. Keep reading to find out the...
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Incoterms: FAS versus FOB

Incoterms: FAS versus FOB

Incoterms define the risks and responsibilities of both shipper and consignee in all shipments.  Choosing which of the 11 common Incoterms to use for your company is a strategic decision that can expose or shelter your company from risk and cost.  Two similar...
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