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May 22, 2017

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” It’s a quote by famous basketball player and coach John Wooden, but it almost feels like it was written for our very own C.TRAC Direct Support Services department, which strives to help businesses tackle the “little things” that can be detrimentally left on Read More

November 10, 2014

 Santa isn’t the only one delivering packages on Christmas Day this year! “The Postal Service will be out making deliveries every single day during the holiday season, including Christmas Day,” according to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. The Post Office has already declared that “Packages Are the Future” and expects double-digit growth in package volume this Read More

October 9, 2014

Sorry for the alliteration there, but the new year is going to bring big changes in package delivery! UPS and FedEx will begin using dimensional-based pricing in 2015. Dimensional weight is a billing method that is a calculation of a theoretical weight of a package rather than an actual weight. As a result, a higher Read More

September 18, 2014

Faith Popcorn is an author and “futurist,” and she just consulted with the USPS, for which she was paid $566,000. As part of her consultation, Faith Popcorn predicted that paper will be “virtually nonexistent” in 30 years, which has led the USPS to declare that packages “are the future.” Of course, they may be right Read More