Join Parcel BI at Parcel Forum 18 in Chicago at Booth 434

stop by booth 434 to see parcel bi in action


We are proud to be exhibiting at Parcel Forum 2018, the only conference dedicated to serving the unique and ever-changing needs of professionals who are responsible for the shipping, warehousing, packaging, distribution and delivery of parcels.

Parcel BI will be bringing its game changing analytic tools for the second year running to show attendees how we can expose savings in their parcel spend.


This event will be filled with leaders in transportation, shipping and procurement, logistics/supply chain, distribution and warehouse, IT/Systems and more. 


There will be a conference, exhibit, and special events. Visit the website to learn more.  

What to Expect.

  • Parcel BI will be demoing our BI parcel solutions at our booth this year.
  • Our tools range from a Profitability Parcel Audit tool to Contract Edge solutions that allow you to compare and negoatiate your contracts. 
  • As a special promotion for attendees of the show, we'll be scheduling demos and 1-on-1 consultations on-site. 
  • Act now and we can show you the power of our BI solutions with your own data to expose real savings.


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Are New Audit Fees Costing you $1 per package?

By Guy Manias
May 01, 2019 Category: General

June 4th, 2018 UPS introduced a new fee that many companies are not even aware of, and it can be costing you a $1 per package. The Fee is called the Shipping Charge Correction Fee. UPS has obviously uncovered a new revenue stream, and one they do not tie to the package level. So how here is a breakdown on the charge and how to avoid it. What isthe Shipping Charge Correction Audit Fee Assessed? In UPS own words: Effective June 4, 2018, the fee for Over Maximum Limits and the Oversize Pallet Handling Surcharge will increase by $150 and a new Shipping Charge Correction Audit Fee will be added. The Audit Fee will be assessed if the average shipping charge correction in an invoice week is more than $5.00. The Audit Fee will be the greater of $1.00 per package subject to a shipping charge correction or 6% of the total amount of shipping charge corrections during the applicable invoicing period... Source:https://www.ups.com/pr/en/shipping/rates-update.page? This means any time that a few

Hodell-Natco Case Study

By Guy Manias
March 04, 2019 Category: Savings, Vendors, Case Study, Parcel, UPS

At first, I was blown away by the data and excited, then I started getting disgusted at seeing the things we were doing to that were costing us money Now that we see the data so easily, we have an advantage and an opportunity. We identified a way to use the data that can save us over $60,000 in supplier costs. Dan R. Purchasing Director Hodell-Natco Industries is a full-service wholesale distributor of fasteners and chain. Stocking over 40,000 industrial fastener and chain items, they provide customers with expertise in sourcing hard-to-find items. Hodell-Natco spends over $650K annually on parcel, 82.6% ground with 12.8% Next Day shipments. Two-thirds of the spend is on inbound or third-party shipments, as a large amount of the outbound shipping is shipped collect. In 2018, Hodell-Natco was gathering data into Parcel BI to negotiate a new contract. Parcel BIs Contract Edge helped highlight some important contract negation points between both UPS and FedEx. One thing that was exposed

DIM Corrections Exposed!

By Guy Manias
February 13, 2019 Category: Parcel, DIM, Cost Reductions, Corrections

Does This Sound Familiar? We had anew user who was not really managing spend.They are a fast growing company, and they are focusing on other issues besides parcel. New Customers, New Reps, New e-Commerce Engine, Operations.... Good problems for a growing company. But what they had no idea of, was how parcel costs could be eroding all of their hard work and margin. The leaders wear many hats, and the head of e-commerce agreed that parcel spend was worth a look and signed up for Parcel BI. Company policy was to provide free ground shipping and bill for expedited shipping (Anything above ground). Theirobjectives arejust like 99% of all shippers: Keep costs, especially ground shipping costs as low as possible Make sure expedited shipping costsare accurately capturedsocustomers are billed correctly What is the DIM (Dimensional Weight) Effect? Once they took a look at their data in Parcel BI, eyes were opened. What Parcel BI instantly exposed was a Dimensional Weight or DIMissue. The

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