Latest News and Updates from Varsity Logistics

Step up your auditing game to reduce shipping errors and overcharges

8/12/19 6:25 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Money Saving, Auditing

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If a customer’s ship-to address is incorrect, if your shipping department overlooks a less expensive option, or if a carrier overcharges, your shipping costs increase.  Regardless of the reason, catching errors has traditionally been an after-the-fact, if-I-have-time responsibility for employees who are already overloaded. Fortunately, today’s methods to audit shipping charges have improved significantly. If you’re not already keeping a watchful eye on your shipping invoices, here’s how to step up to more savings.

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Trucker Shortage in Mexico

7/12/19 1:33 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in 3PL, Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Supply Chain, TMS, tips, Mexico

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If you ship into or within Mexico, you may have to add some extra time to your promised-by dates.

That's because there are close to 50,000 drivers needed to fill open positions throughout Mexico per Enrique Gonzalez Munoz, president of the Mexico City-based

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Converge 2019, A Varsity-level event for customers

4/23/19 12:02 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, TMS, events, Customer Info, Industry News, tips, trends

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Varsity Logistics employees and customers had a great time enjoying the Chicago area and learning lots at the latest customer User Group.

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Customers, are you ready to Converge? Register now for the Fog User Group

3/13/19 11:26 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, TMS, events, Customer Info, Industry News, tips

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Fog Software Group will be hosting Converge, its biennial User Group for its companies and their customers, from April 7-10, 2019.

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Tackle your supply chain goals during the “off-season”

2/27/19 1:07 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in 3PL, Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Supply Chain, TMS, tips

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It’s almost March and the year is already flying by. Luckily, you’ve had a little time to breathe after the hectic holiday season. Football season is over, and just like the athletes, you’ve enjoyed your “off-season” to take a break, get organized, and prepare for the high volumes of orders to begin in the next few months.

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3 Ways Explosion of Holiday Shopping Online is Affecting the Supply Chain

12/19/18 10:00 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in 3PL, Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Holiday, Supply Chain, Industry News, trends

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The holiday shopping season is an annual test of the global supply chain. How the season treats each company depends on how multi-channel inventory management systems service the fulfillment demands of multi-channel customers.

 

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4 Reasons to Make the Switch to Varsity’s Shipping Solution

11/27/18 10:12 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Industry News, tips

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Varsity Logistics Transportation Management System (TMS) gives you all-in-one multi-carrier shipping capabilities for your outbound processing needs by providing carrier compliant shipping systems for all major carriers in North America. Varsity software provides carrier certified shipment rating, execution and visibility of shipments in transit with detailed analytics to deliver long-term efficiencies. Now, every aspect of your shipping operation is under control.

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How Varsity Logistics Created Thanksgiving Savings for Texas Turkey Farm

11/16/18 10:19 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Holiday

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For one company this Thanksgiving, turkey dinner will be sweeter thanks to Varsity Logistics.

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Come meet Varsity Logistics at the VAI Prevail show in Nashville!

10/18/18 1:46 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, events, Trade Shows, Industry News

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Varsity Logistics is excited to showcase its industry-leading software at the VAI Customer Conference in Nashville, Nov. 8-10, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Conference Center.

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet Varsity President Yulia Popokh and Director of Sales Charlie Hawkins, plus learn about Varsity’s deeply integrated shipping and TMS functionality with VAI’s latest release of S2K.

 

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Will Zone Skipping Work for You? Find Out Ways to Reduce Costs, Increase Speed

10/9/18 10:00 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Industry News, trends

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Logistics operators looking to reduce transportation costs and improve transit time might want to consider Zone Skipping, a logistics technique that consolidates individual packages and ships them directly to a parcel carrier’s induction hub that’s closer in proximity to the final destination points of the consolidated packages.

 

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