by Intelligent Audit - December 3, 2019 - Holiday

In 1941, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a joint resolution in Congress to change Thanksgiving to be celebrated on the Fourth Thursday in November. This year, that Thursday fell on the…

by mark - November 20, 2019 - UPS

On November 18, 2019, UPS announced it’s General Rate Increases for the coming year. Beginning on December 29, 2019, there will be an average Ground and Air service increase of…

by Intelligent Audit - November 18, 2019 - Freight Shipping

On Thursday of last week, USPS reported its final quarterly results. With these numbers, it looks like the losses incurred by the company for the whole of 2019 are nearly…

by Intelligent Audit - November 6, 2019 - Amazon

Large corporations with huge purchasing power pushing smaller organizations with contract terms that are disadvantageous are nothing new, large brick-and-mortar retailers have been employing this strategy for decades. However, we…

by Intelligent Audit - October 30, 2019 - Amazon

The last few weeks have not been great for Amazon, the company released a dismal quarterly report showing that earnings had slipped in Q3 by 26%. While the stock price…

by Intelligent Audit - October 16, 2019 - FedEx

Back in January, we covered the launch of a pilot program by FedEx that was focused on shipping and delivery of large, “bulky” items that would be not only shipped…

by Intelligent Audit - October 8, 2019 - UPS

At the end of September 2019, UPS announced a new service: UPS Simple Rate. The new program enables shippers to use their own packaging to ship to anywhere in the…

by Intelligent Audit - October 2, 2019 - Events

Throughout the month of October, you may notice something different – we’re turning our company logo pink to reflect the worldwide annual campaign taking place, involving thousands of organizations to…

by mark - September 26, 2019 - Amazon

During a recent earnings call, FedEx shared an extremely interesting – and telling – data point with regards to the Last Mile Carrier space in 2019. A graphic in their…

by Intelligent Audit - September 17, 2019 - FedEx

On September 16, 2019, one day before the company announced its quarterly earnings, FedEx announced several shipping-rate and surcharge increases for the coming year. While these changes are in line…

by Intelligent Audit - September 11, 2019 - International Trade

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) will meet on September 24th due to the possibility of a United States withdrawal in October. The reason for the potential withdrawal is due to…

by Intelligent Audit - August 16, 2019 - UPS

UPS has announced what can be seen as a monumental change to their holiday pricing: No residential peak surcharges will be applied during the 2019 holiday shopping season. (except when…