Shipping & Distribution Seminars

The following seminars will be presented at MAILCOM Las Vegas:


E-commerce Fulfillment & Shipping

Fulfillment and shipping are often the final and most important touch points when it comes to the customer experience. It’s critical to adopt a process and implement current technology to streamline costs and meet the ever rising customer expectations. Come and see how you can reduce errors, reduce costs and exceed customer expectations.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – Round Ten, 1:30-2:30pm


The Dollars In The Data

Traditionally carriers have had an information advantage in their contract negotiations with shippers. This session will show you how to mitigate the Business Intelligence advantage that your carriers have. You will learn the best sources for information and how to overcome challenges in capturing this vital data. This session will identify the essentials for development of a contract negotiation strategy. You will also learn how to use data on an ongoing basis to better manage and control your shipping costs.

Monday, September 24, 2018 – Round One, 2:15-3:15pm


eInduction: Simplifying Drop Shipping

Come and discover the solution to simplifying the drop shipment process with eInduction. Learn how to leverage electronic mailing information to eliminate the need for hardcopy PS Forms 8125 and 8017s expediting the shipping process. Hear how the USPS has enhanced the Mailer Scorecard to provide Mail Owner visibility into their drop shipments and access to post-shipment information. This session will also cover the eInduction on-boarding process and participation requirements.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Round Six, 4:00-5:00pm


Justifying a Hub/Spoke Concept

The session will be around the information you will need to gather to justify a Hub/Spoke mail center environment. Includes aspects such as a cost justification, security enhancements, value add benefits and even cost savings that can be achieved. Included in the session will be an example of a business case, which compares Service Level Agreements and actual labor savings from a business mode. There will also be a section on how to justify this for a single site and moving the mail operation remote for security and operational reasons.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – Round Seven, 9:40-10:40am


Top Tips for Cutting Shipping Costs

Are you getting the best rates for your shipping services? Or is the business down the road paying a lot less for the same services? The fact is businesses that do not aggressively manage their express and package shipments are losing thousands of dollars a year. Come hear this panel of experts share some little known secrets for cutting FedEx, UPS and other shipper’s costs.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – Round Eight, 10:50-11:50am


Put Your Tracking System to Work: Introducing Your In-Building Logistics Platform

A sophisticated tracking system will allow facility decision makers to implement advanced logic to streamline workflows, automate and manage workplace requests, create and display in-app analytics to measure utilization, SLA’s, and performance, close the accountability gap with concrete data points, and conform to compliance regulations with role-based access, permissions, and security. This workshop will help facilities managers illustrate how they are improving not only their own department, but also supporting companywide initiatives such as increasing business service transparency, making better use of valuable resources, improving SLA standards, addressing demands for environmental sustainability, and bringing meaningful metrics to the enterprise stack.

Monday, September 24, 2018 – Round Three, 4:45-5:45pm


Paradigm Shift in Technology: Coming to a Delivery Network Near You

AI, GIS, GPS, geocodes, drones, dynamic delivery, tracking individual items, QR codes on mail, more barcodes… We’ll define what these are and look at their impact on the delivery systems we all use for our mail and packages. And discuss what we all need to do to meet the challenges of these coming changes.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Round Four, 10:15-11:15am