Take note of 2011 holiday shipping deadlines

Take note of the domestic ship-by dates for UPS, FedEx and USPS for delivery by Saturday, December 24.

ups logoDecember 15-22–UPS Ground®* (varies by destination)
December 20–UPS 3 Day Select®*
December 22–UPS 2nd Day Air®* (if labeled for Saturday delivery)
December 23–UPS Next Day Air®* (if labeled for Saturday delivery)

FedExDecember 16–FedEx Ground®
December 19–FedEx Home Delivery®
December 21–FedEx 2Day®
December 22–FedEx Standard Overnight®

USPSDecember 15–Parcel Post
December 20–First Class Mail
December 21–Priority Mail
December 22–Express Mail

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How UPS Deliveries Actually Work (Video)

How UPS Deliveries Actually Work

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NRG to Demo to FileMaker Users Group in Las Vegas

FileMaker User Group Last VegasOn September 21st, NRG Software will be showing the FileMaker Users Group in Las Vegas how easy it is to implement shipping in to existing solutions. NRG solutions allow you to rate, ship and track your shipments directly from FileMaker without the need for carrier applications or complex ODBC integration. NRG is a certified provider of shipping solutions for UPS, FedEx, USPS, Freightquote.com, and Conway. Need multiple carriers? Use NRG Ship Connect, an add-on solution that streamlines multi-carrier shipping & integration.

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Shipping Integration Seminar @FileMakerDevCon

If you’re attending the FileMaker Developers Conference in San Diego this week, feel free to stop by our booth in the vendor area to learn more about our products and show-only specials but also consider attending our free shipping integration seminar on Thurs. Aug 4 in Sapphire 410 to see some real world examples of seamless shipping directly from FileMaker Pro.

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UPSer builds “logistics complex” out of LEGO bricks

The UPS upside blog recently write an article about UPSer Reed Cowan, President of the The Great Basin LEGO Train Club, who outfitted their train landscape with “UPS package cars, trailers, train cars, an airport hanger with the “UPS Logistics” logo on the roof … and what I believe to be the only helicopter in the UPS fleet.” 

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