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The Festival of Trees and Lights

At Xcel Delivery, we are committed to supporting the community that supports us, and we’re excited to announce that we are a sponsor of Arizona Oncology’s Festival of Trees and Lights in Tucson. This event, hosted by the Arizona Oncology Foundation with Xcel Delivery as an Event Sponsor, will donate all of its proceeds to…

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Bouncing Back, Moving Forward

Recently, COO Tim Cocchia was interviewed for the CLDA Spring Magazine about the impact of Covid-19. Here is an excerpt of the article and follow the link below to read more!  Customized Logistics and Delivery Magazine After Covid Where we go from there “Now is a time to deepen relationships with your customers by demonstrating…

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Xcel Delivery Recently Featured as a Success Story in OpenForce Article

Xcel Delivery was recently featured as a “Success Story” in an OpenForce Article! Tim Cocchia, COO of Xcel Delivery, was featured discussing the impact OpenForce has made in the success of the business.  Companies that utilize independent contractors (ICs) know the benefits usually outweigh the costs. But challenges do exist, whether you’re trying to track…

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The Basics of Shipping Christmas Trees

The Christmas tree is the quintessential symbol of the winter season. Soon, millions of people across the U.S. will put up and decorate their trees. Christmas trees are readily available locally from large retail stores, hardware stores, and other vendors, but have you ever considered how they get there? Shipping live trees is no easy…

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What to Consider Before Adding to Your Fleet

Lots of businesses rely on a fleet of vehicles to deliver customer orders. Unfortunately, maintaining a fleet of vehicles is costly and far from being hassle-free. Plus, business owners must cope with the significant cost of adding new vehicles to replace older ones or keep up with customer demand and business expansion. But before you…

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Get the Basics About Freight Class

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) has established a standardized classification system for different freight classes. This facilitates standardized freight pricing for shipments. Essentially, it means that shippers can feel confident knowing they are receiving a fair, unbiased quote for their less than truckload (LTR) shipments. There are a total of 18 freight classes,…

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Top Trade Show Shipping Tips

Trade shows are excellent opportunities for growing companies who wish to enhance their brand visibility, target new demographics, and build relationships with other organizations. Yet, they also require a considerable amount of planning and prep work. Quite often, company representatives must travel to other states to set up an exhibit booth at a trade show….

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Types of Pallets to Choose From

If you’ve recently started a business and you’re looking into freight delivery services, it may surprise you to learn that there are different types of pallets available. Each of these has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example, some are better suited for shipping heavier loads. If you’re unsure of which type of pallet to…

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Amazon Flex: A Look at Ridesharing for Last Mile Delivery

Amazon may have started out as a small bookseller operating out of a garage, but it grew quickly to become an e-commerce giant. Today, Amazon is known for having fingers in many pies, offering everything from digital assistants to streaming shows and movies to groceries. The phenomenal growth of this Internet powerhouse also means a…

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Are Americans Comfortable with Autonomous Vehicles?

For years, autonomous vehicles existed solely in science fiction literature and movies, where they could be safely admired from afar by consumers who liked the general idea of convenient, hands-off travel. Yet, the reality is proving far different. In fact, Americans have been slow to embrace this drastic change in transportation, as recent polls reflect….

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