The Courier Magazine Blog


Dec

4

2013

Success Story - Blaze Express Courier Service

With a borrowed van, a shared office and $1,000 in his pocket, Charles J. Wolfe founded Barnett Services, Inc., which later became Blaze Express Courier Service, in New Orleans, La., in 1975. Ellie, Charles Wolfe’s wife, answered the phone and handled administrative tasks while Charles made deliveries and handled the operational end of the business. And while the business started small, it has grown considerably throughout the years.

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Dec

4

2013

Ensure a Fun (But Not Too Fun) Holiday Party

OK, not many holiday parties go that wrong. But typically, some type of problem does occur. We’ve searched around some of our favorite human resources websites to find tips to help you keep your holiday party tame…ish:

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Dec

4

2013

Are Couriers Also Transportation Brokers?

The answer is usually yes, and a new law levies a fine for couriers who don’t comply. Changes are afoot with new requirements of the MAP-21 law. Knowing whether you’re compliant may mean avoiding a fine in the future.

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