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What Does Mitigating Cost Mean?

When it comes to parcel, most shippers are focused on mitigating costs to some degree. This simply means that parcel shippers are actively participating in the reduction of their parcel network costs –  how shippers get mitigate costs (e.g. what strategies they employ) vary from shipper to shipper.

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