UPS and Stamps.com collaborate on reseller deal

UPS and Stamps.com announced that they have partnered up for a large scale reseller agreement, with Stamp.com’s 740,000-plus customer base gaining access to specially discounted UPS shipping rates,” up to 55% off daily rates, including some waived surcharges, as well as seamless UPS connectivity for e-commerce that is integrated with Stamp.com platforms. Source: logistics Mgmt

Read More

Convey and MercuryGate tout new last mile-focused partnership

Austin, Texas-based Convey, a provider of delivery experience management software that helps shippers connect disparate data and processes from parcel to freight in the last mile, and Cary, N.C.-based SaaS-based transportation management system (TMS) provider MercuryGate International Inc. said this week they are formally collaborating on what they called a partnership and technology integration expected to be made available in June. Source: logistics Mgmt

Read More

Averitt takes steps to boost final mile network and white glove services

In a move geared toward rising demand for final mile logistics services, freight transportation and logistics services provider Averitt Express announced this week that it has expanded its residential delivery network through enhanced final mile network and white glove services. The company noted that this move is a driver in its ability to provide retail and e-commerce shippers with a complete supply chain offering. Source: logistics Mgmt

Read More

J.B. Hunt’s acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery is a done deal

Following an early January announcement in which it said it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Secaucus, New Jersey-based Cory’s First Choice Home Delivery, Lowell, Ark.-based trucking and intermodal services bellwether J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. said today that acquisition is now complete. Source: logistics Mgmt

Read More