There’s No Such Thing As Free Shipping

Just like there’s no such thing as a free lunch, for consumers, retailers and shippers, there’s no such thing as free shipping.

Why Bubble Wrap is Disappearing

Because the externalities created by free shipping include the need to cut costs, Bubble Wrap will need to be replaced by cheaper protective packaging.

What UPS Learned from Henry Ford

Because free shipping creates pressure on retailers to send parcels more cheaply, UPS has had to lower costs by increasing processing productivity.