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LTL or Parcel Shipping?

LTL or Parcel Shipping?

Changes in the fee structure of LTL freight shipping, such as cubic minimum capacity (or CMC), have many wondering whether they should be shipping parcel or LTL. In the past, choosing between the two was as simple as calculating shipment weight. 150 pounds and up...
Can a 3PL Handle Parcel Services?

Can a 3PL Handle Parcel Services?

One of the most common questions we get is seemingly simple: Can a 3PL handle parcel services? In terms of logistics, the answer is “no.” But with the team at Amware, you could save money and make your process easier with a little help. But first, let’s start with the...
Commercial Versus Residential Parcel Shipping

Commercial Versus Residential Parcel Shipping

While the basics of parcel shipping remain the same for both residential and commercial parcel shipments, there are a few significant differences. Cost Whether it’s a business or individual shipping a package to a residence, residential deliveries are typically more...
What Items are Negotiated in a Parcel Agreement?

What Items are Negotiated in a Parcel Agreement?

Inadequate preparation is of one the biggest mistakes logistics and supply chain managers make when negotiating a custom parcel agreement.  One of the best things you can do to prepare as a manager is to understand what is negotiable in a parcel carrier agreement. Why...