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Manage Your Parcel Spend in the Age of COVID

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

While living in the age of COVID-19, things have changed, and a lot of companies are looking for ways to manage and reduce costs and find savings. Audits and Refunds have dried up, carriers are at peak levels and it is a difficult market to negotiate in, but not all opportunities to reduce costs are lost. In the series of blogs to come in the next few weeks, we will be sharing a few of our customer's successes with the Parcel BI tools.

Parcel BI- The Perfect Tool for Private Equity Groups

By Parcel BI
September 09, 2020 Category: BI Solutions

We provide powerful business intelligence tools that help private equity groups consolidate spend from all entities in order to leverage the group's full buying power while giving the insight and control both at the group level and at the lower entity level.

Insight Found In Time-In-Transit Reporting

By Parcel BI
August 27, 2020 Category: Savings, BI Solutions

The Time in Transit Report is a great tool within Parcel BI that allows you to take control of your parcel even more by seeing an in-depth breakdown of how your carriers are performing on days in transit by service.

Too Busy? Parcel BI Alerts Keep You Connected

By Parcel BI
August 18, 2020 Category: Active Alerts

With Parcel BI's newest feature, the active alerts will notify you whenever something important happens with your parcel billing, delivery, and more! Never miss a thing with custom alerts and weekly summaries!

Measuring the Impact of Parcel Minimums

By Parcel BI
August 12, 2020 Category: Savings, BI Solutions

With Parcel BI, you can quickly and easily see how many packages have hit that minimum and how much that has actually cost you. This allows you to go to your carrier and negotiate a lower minimum charge to help you save on your parcel shipping spend!

Incentive Analysis Report

By Parcel BI
August 05, 2020 Category: BI Solutions

Parcel BI offers shippers the tools they need to ensure they are getting the best rates from their carrier contracts, being billed correctly, and more with Incentive Analysis Reports!

Parcel BI User Connection

By Parcel BI
July 22, 2020 Category: Client Success, Educational, Connect

Parcel BI just held their inaugural User Connection. Parcel BIs Director, Guy Manias had a visionto bring users together andtalk about common trends in the industry. He saw the User Connection as an opportunity to connect different companies the in the parcel industries from all over. PURPOSE The purpose of the webinar wasnot only to bring these shippers together, but to also learn from one another, to show the latest updates in Parcel BI to maximize the user value, and to develop a community of users that are able to stay together and continue conversations outside of the User Connections. Parcel BIs main goal is to aid in client success. We want to educate, empower, and connect our users. The User Connection allows us to help our clients to grow and build relationsamongst professionals in the industry. USER CONNECTION LAYOUT During the User Connection Webinar, we gave the latest and greatest updates to Parcel BI. Some examples of what we covered in this first webinar included the

25-Point Parcel Health Checkup

By Parcel BI
July 14, 2020 Category: Demo

If parcel isn't monitored properly, it can cost you a lot more than you think. Do you know how much it is costing you? Do you know how much you could be saving? Sign up for our free 25-point parcel health checkup today!

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!

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