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Increase in Online Shopping Spurs Innovation for Shipping Packaging

forklift in warehouse Experts say that shipment packaging is meant to protect your product from the unexpected, not what you’d see in a perfect world environment. (Old Dominion Freight Line)

Effective shipment packaging relies as much on science and engineering as it does diligence and common sense. Matching the right box for the product and properly securing palletized shipments is crucial in the physically challenging environment of a less-than-truckload or parcel network.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
February 8, 2021
Business

FedEx Won’t Add Surcharge to Most Home Deliveries During Gift-Giving Season

Packages Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

FedEx Corp. won't impose a surcharge on most residential deliveries this holiday season, the package delivery giant said.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
August 9, 2017
Business

Trial Date Set in Package-Pricing Lawsuit

AFMS LLC, a parcel shipping consultant, will have to wait until June 2013 for a jury in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles to hear its allegations that UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. conspired to fix prices for package shipments and exclude competitors.

January 20, 2012