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Membership Program: Shipping
A free member benefit! To speak with Member Services about enrollment details and how to get an individual rate analysis for your business, contact us at or 800-673-8446.

The average NSRA member using the program saved $3,651 in the last year.

This free member benefit substantially reduces your overall shipping costs by saving you money on shipments you send and receive through the program – inbound, outbound, small, and large. The NSRA Shipping Program, managed by PartnerShip®, is designed specifically for retailers in the shoe industry and is available to all NSRA members.

PartnerShip’s Inbound Shipping Management tools ensure your orders from suppliers are delivered by your preferred carriers at your discounted rate, providing you with the best savings.

Complete the enclosed enrollment form and vendor list and return to PartnerShip to sign up for these discounts. Enrollment is free and there are no obligations and no minimum shipping requirements.

Enroll today to save on every shipment you send and receive through the program.

  Helpful tips & additional program info from PartnerShip:

A Closer Look at the 2018 FedEx and UPS Rate Increases

With the New Year approaching, it’s time to look at the UPS and FedEx rate increases for 2018 and how they will affect your costs. In September, FedEx announced an average increase of 4.9% on Express and Ground services. UPS joined the party in October, announcing that they will also be increasing their rates by an average of 4.9%. The new UPS rates will take effect on December 24, 2017, while FedEx will be instating them a week later on January 1, 2018.
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A Closer Look at DIM Weight Pricing

Photo of people packing boxesDimensional (DIM) weight can be a tricky subject to master. All of the changes that small package carriers UPS and FedEx have made in recent years don’t help. In 2017, FedEx is lowering the DIM factor for domestic packages to 139 from 166. UPS is making the same change for domestic packages less than or equal to 1,728 cubic inches. So how will this change affect you?
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PartnerShip Offers Freight Insurance to Decrease its Customers’ Shipping Risk
(and Stress!)

Photo of crushed packageThe LTL shipping industry has been reducing its shipment liability to the point where recovery for lost or damaged freight is pennies on the dollar. As recently as 15 years ago, carriers agreed to be liable for the full cost of any freight lost or damaged. But as their insurance costs increased, carriers began decreasing their liability to keep costs low. Today, it’s common to see liability restricted to $0.25 per lb. or even less. Click here to read article

6 Reasons to Enroll in NSRA Shipping Program
6 Reasons to Use PartnerShip for LTL Freight
4 Ideas to Reduce Shipping Costs
The Advantages of Using a 3PL
Freight Classification & Routing Management
The 411 to Tradeshow Shipping
Shipping Supplies Offer Members Additional Savings
4 Steps to Gain Control of Inbound Shipping
Truckload Shipping
The 5 Most Common Freight Shipping Mistakes




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