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How Do COVID-19 Peak Surcharges Affect My Organization?

By Parcel BI
June 25, 2020 Category: UPS, FedEx, Parcel BI, Parcel Spend, Why Parcel BI

What are UPS and FedEx Peak Surcharges? UPS, FedEx and other carriers have responded to COVID by increasing fees and stopping Guaranteed Service Refunds (GSRs) or Late Package Refunds (LPRs). You might notice that UPS and FedEx have added a new type of surcharge, directly related to COVID-19. Both companies have dubbed these Peak Surcharges, with some specific charge names under this umbrella term. The specific surcharges, rates, and applications are being updated frequently as the carriers continue to monitor current events.You can see the latest information using the links below: UPS Peak Surcharge Info FedEx Peak Surcharge Info Why Add Peak Surcharges? More people are ordering packages than ever before, as many retail locations have been closed, and companies have a higher volume while also trying to speed up shipping. Organizations that have switched to online operations are now utilizing shipping services for the first time. Front-line businesses (healthcare, PPE

Comprehensive Business Intelligence Solutions

By Parcel BI
June 23, 2020 Category: Why Parcel BI

With Vizion360's business intelligence expertise, Parcel BI can help connect the gaps between parcel and sales, and much more by going above and beyond just parcel consulting.

Risk-Free Parcel Analytics

By Parcel BI
June 16, 2020 Category: Savings, BI Solutions

Our business intelligence platform is a month to month, no-risk service that can help you identify saving opportunities, expose errors, and empowers you to make data-driven decisions.

Insights into Third-Party Shipping Part 3

By Parcel BI
May 26, 2020 Category: Savings, Third Party Shipping

Parcel BI offers business intelligence tools that can help any business manage and monitor their third-party shipping accounts.

Insight into Third-Party Shipping Part 2

By Parcel BI
May 12, 2020 Category: Savings, Third Party Shipping

Whether your business uses third-party shipping every day or just every so often, it is essential to monitor the use of your account by a third-party shipper to ensure it is being used properly.

Insight into Third-Party Shipping

By Parcel BI
April 28, 2020 Category: Savings, Third Party Shipping

How can third-party shipping affect parcel spend? Find out!

Home Bound: Are Residential Costs Impacting You More Than You Know?

By Parcel BI
April 15, 2020 Category: Hidden Fees, Contract Edge

One of the most costly things when it comes to your parcel spend is hidden fees, or fees that you don't see because they happened after the fact. This is an issue that many companies experience when it comes to the cost of shipping regarding residential shipping costs vs. commercial shipping costs.

The Often Hidden Cost of Declared Value

By Parcel BI
April 07, 2020 Category: Declared Value

Declared value is essentially insurance for a particular package purchased at the time of shipping, which is offered by the carriers to the shipper as a precaution. But is it costing you more than it's worth?

Manage Your Parcel GRI with Parcel BI

By Parcel BI
March 31, 2020 Category: GRI

Parcel BI offers many solutions to help you manage your companies parcel spend. Whenever you are in touch with your data, you can control your budget better, get insights into how the GRI affects your rates, and so much more.

The Power of the Parcel BI App

By Parcel BI
March 31, 2020 Category: Contract Edge

Parcel BI was created to help any business that ships parcel to manage their costs.

The Top 5 Charges and Fees Hiding in Your Parcel Invoice

By Parcel BI
March 12, 2020 Category: Cost Savings, Hidden Fees, Invoice Charges, Late Fees, Audit Fees, Corrections, Declared Value

Parcel BIs own, Giles Manias, authored a white paperthat will educate you on finding these hidden fees, so you can better manage your parcel and reduce spend. This article overviews the key points, the big takeaway is that these charges are avoidable.

The Parcel BI Solution

By Parcel BI
March 03, 2020 Category: BI Solutions

Our easy to use online parcel analytic platform helps your business get a hold of your parcel spend by exposing the data allowing you to manage your costs. Get insight, get control and become empowered!

Chargebacks, Re-Bills, and Invalid 3rd Party Charges

By Parcel BI
February 26, 2020 Category: Chargebacks

Our easy to use online platform allows you to see invalid accounts and chargebacks enabling you to see where you are paying more than you know and take action to fix it.

Rising Parcel Costs are NOT Inflation

By Parcel BI
February 11, 2020 Category: BI Solutions, Savings

Are your parcel costs rising unexpectedly? It's not due to inflation!

What is in Your Invoice?

By Parcel BI
January 31, 2020 Category: BI Solutions

Are you spending more on your parcel cost than you have to be due to unnecessary late fees? Find out with Parcel BI.

Is Free Shipping Affecting Your Margins?

By Parcel BI
January 06, 2020 Category: Free Shipping

Do you know howfree shipping is affecting your margins? If you want to know, contact us at Parcel BItoday.

Early Shipping

By Parcel BI
December 26, 2019 Category: Savings, Parcel Delivery

Is your organization requesting or sending packages for early delivery? Is it needed? Did you know it costs $30 extra or more for early delivery?

Overnight On Us For Free?

By Parcel BI
December 20, 2019 Category: Parcel Spend

Do you have an overeager salesperson giving away shipping and not covering costs?

Helpful Tools and Information on ParcelBI.com

By Parcel BI
November 11, 2019 Category: Parcel BI

At Parcel BI, we specialize in helping companies save money on their parcel spend by finding them opportunities for cost savings and providing them with data management tools.

See the Real Impact of the GRI with Parcel BI – Contract Edge

By Parcel BI
November 07, 2019 Category: Contract Edge

As part of the Parcel BI software system, you can take advantage of Contract Edge, a unique tool that takes the guesswork out of evaluating and comparing contacts.

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