Be Prepared…Shipping Rates are Going Up Across all Carriers
USPS to Increase Rates January 17th
The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) recently gave approval for the U.S. Postal Service to proceed with their proposed price increases and service changes. This means that on January 17, 2016, ecommerce businesses taking advantage of commercial pricing will see an increase in USPS... Continue Reading »
We all know that Christmas is the time of giving and spreading holiday cheer. TAGG Logistics is looking forward to giving back to the community this Christmas through the annual Holiday Hearts program with the St. Louis Crisis Nursery. The St. Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency intervention, respite care and support to families... Continue Reading »
Remember when Black Friday was the kick-off of the Holiday shopping season and as the make or break indicator of a retailers' year? Then Cyber Monday came along, first as an interesting e-commerce phenomenon only to quickly eclipse Black Friday as the largest 24-hour period of Holiday sales. Now welcome the Cyber Shopping Season...where 'Black Friday' sales are not just in store but online and aren't... Continue Reading »
Today, the United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of proposed price changes for its shipping services products to take effect after conclusion of this holiday season. If approved, this will be the first price increase in more than three years for commercial Priority Mail. The PRC will review the prices before they are scheduled to take effect on January... Continue Reading »
Supply chains have grown to play a crucial role within many companies, keeping employees with strong logistics skillsets in high demand. This has led to an increase in collegiate courses and programs specializing in supply chain management and logistics across the entire United States. At TAGG, we are constantly looking for ways to improve and this time we have decided to go BACK TO SCHOOL!
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This summer, Walmart will introduce a new unlimited shipping service similar to Amazon Prime, but for only about half the price.
The new as-of-yet unnamed service from Walmart will not offer audio and video streaming like its competition, but it does promise delivery times of three days or less. It's currently in its testing phase, available by invitation only for about a million products to start... Continue Reading »
Now that the holidays have passed and major shipping carriers, such as UPS and FedEx, were able to overcome the odds against them caused by the disastrous 2013 shipping season, many can let out a huge sigh of relief. This time last year, UPS and FedEx were playing an intense game of catch up with consumers due to severe weather issues that caused hundreds and thousands of delayed package deliveries,... Continue Reading »
TAGG Logistics is looking forward to giving back to the community this Christmas through the annual Holiday Hearts program with the St. Louis Crisis Nursery. The St. Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency intervention, respite care and support to families in crisis through:
Short-term care for young children in a safe and nurturing... Continue Reading »
In a recent article from DC Velocity, it named the state of Missouri as one of the best states in the country to run a DC out of.
There were multiple reasons spelled out in the article, but one in particular is that Missouri is in the center of it all. Not only is the state centrally located, but it also offers a variety transportation options. Whether that be road, rail, or fly, Missouri has a little... Continue Reading »
TAGG Logistics is a leading order fulfillment and third party logistics (3PL) provider focused on helping businesses cost-effectively handle their order fulfillment and distribution challenges. Operating out of facilities in St. Louis, Missouri (MO) and Reno, Nevada (NV), the company serves a nationwide client base of manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers shipping to their customers throughout... Continue Reading »