by Intelligent Audit - April 2, 2020 - FedEx

As carriers cope with the CoronaVirus pandemic’s impact on shipping, new changes are being made. Earlier last week, 4 of the biggest carriers announced new surcharges in the wake of…

by Intelligent Audit - March 23, 2020 - Small Parcel

As the CoronaVirus pandemic continues to play out, carriers are starting to adapt to the new reality. Recently UPS, FedEx, and DHL announced significant changes that are very likely to…

by Intelligent Audit - March 18, 2020 - International Trade

As the global markets reel from the impacts of the CoronaVirus pandemic, it has now become increasingly accepted that we are headed for, or already have entered, a global recession….

by Intelligent Audit - March 5, 2020 - Supply Chain

At the very end of 2019, Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization of a new virus causing flu-like symptoms in the city of Wuhan. Over the course of the…

by Intelligent Audit - January 30, 2020 - Amazon

As companies begin to report their Q4 results, it seems that the machinations that occurred within the shipping space in 2019 have serious consequences from the established players. Based on…

by Intelligent Audit - January 23, 2020 - Amazon

It’s no secret, at this point, that Amazon has its eye on the delivery business. The company has dominated the eCommerce space, the only logical next step is to do…

by Intelligent Audit - December 17, 2019 - Amazon

On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported a rather shocking development – Amazon is now blocking its third-party sellers from using FedEx ground for Prime shipments. The reason for this…

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…