• College Stores Ship, Save, and Win with CAMEX and PartnerShip!

    11/29/2012 — Matt Nagel

    CAMEX 2013 & PartnerShip

    CAMEX is a staple in the collegiate retail industry, and has a long history of being the industry's meeting place. For more than 80 years, volunteers and staff of the National Association of College Stores (NACS) have worked together to create and grow this premier event for their members and industry. Today CAMEX is the industry's largest trade show and educational event attracting more than 1,100 attendees and more than 700 exhibitors.

    College Store AdPartnerShip, as in years past, will be exhibiting again at CAMEX 2013 as the NACS Shipping Program provider and the endorsed tradeshow shipping company. As we advertised in the November/December issue of The College Store Magazine (shown to the right), PartnerShip will be exhibiting in booth #2827 and we'll be serving up complimentary coffee and cookies to exhibitors and attendees as a way to say —thanks a latte' for the business. If you are planning on attending CAMEX 2013 be sure to stop by and say hello!

    Also, as a special promotion, PartnerShip will be giving one lucky college store a free registration to CAMEX 2013! PartnerShip launched this promotion on November 14, 2012 and has already received over 100 entries! Check back next month to see who ends up attending CAMEX on us.

    If you have questions about this promotion or would like to learn more about PartnerShip, contact us at 800-599-2902 or email sales@PartnerShip.com

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  • Thanksgiving Shipping Schedule

    11/20/2012 — Matt Nagel

    Happy ThanksgivingThanksgiving weekend is almost here. The PartnerShip core carriers, like many businesses, will be taking time off to observe this revered milestone in the history of the United States. It's also a great time for us to say, once again, how much we are thankful for your business and continued support. Whether you work with us directly, or through a shipping program that we manage on behalf of your association - THANK YOU for being our customer!

    The table below provides the Thanksgiving delivery schedules for each of our core carriers.

      Nov. 21, 2012 Nov. 22, 2012 Nov. 23, 2012 Nov. 24, 2012
    FedEx Express Open Closed Open Open
    FedEx Ground Open Closed Open Closed
    FedEx Home Delivery Open Closed Open Open
    FedEx Freight Open Closed Closed Closed
    UPS Freight Open Closed Closed Open
    Con-way Freight Open Closed Closed Open
    YRC Freight Open Closed Closed Open
    Old Dominion Open Closed Open Open
    New Penn Open Closed Closed Open
    PITT OHIO Open Closed Closed Open

    PartnerShip will be closed November 22 and 23, 2012 and will reopen at our normal business hours on November 26, 2012. For questions about these closures and how they may affect shipments, please feel free to contact PartnerShip at 800-599-2902 or email sales@PartnerShip.com.

    From everyone here at PartnerShip — have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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  • Small Business Saturday on November 24

    11/19/2012 — Scott Frederick

    PartnerShip Shop Small PosterJust a reminder, this coming Saturday, November 24, is dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. Last year, over one hundred million people* came together to Shop Small® in their communities on Small Business Saturday®.

    PartnerShip LLC, a small business supporting other small businesses with discounted shipping services and unique, value-added shipping solutions, is glad to support this annual event which is promoted by American Express, and also supported by FedEx and countless other organizations.

    Visit the www.shopsmall.com website to "find out where to shop" in your area. You'll find a great tool to search for local merchants in your community that you can help support with your loyalty over the holiday shopping season.

    Also, if you'd like to shop small and save big on your shipping, then you should talk to PartnerShip. Click here to request more information about our services, or simply contact us over the phone, through email, or via live chat.

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  • 6 Reasons to Enroll in a PartnerShip Shipping Program

    11/15/2012 — Scott Frederick

    6 Reasons to EnrollOne the pillars of success for PartnerShip is that we work with major associations and trade groups to build, launch, manage, and support shipping programs as a valuable member benefit.

    Since we don't manufacture products and most of the services we provide are through strategic brand alliancesthe real value we bring to our customers is created when we develop a full-service program that uses our expertise to lower shipping costs, reduce administrative expenses, simplify processes, and ensure world-class transportation service for our customers. After all, most products and services can be purchased on a transactional basis ... but a full-service program requires a true partnership.

    When we promote our association shipping programs, we often cite a few simple reasons why it makes sense for members to enroll. Here are six of them:

    1. You save on your small package shipping, using select FedEx® services
    2. There's no cost to use the program — it is a FREE benefit
    3. When you enroll, you get access to a dedicated account representative as your single-point of contact for all of your questions and concerns
    4. Savings through the program could help you offset the cost of your association or trade group membership dues
    5. There are money saving options for ALL of your shipping needs, including inbound, outbound, small package or LTL freight … even your time-sensitive tradeshow shipments
    6. And best of all, our shipping program directly supports your association or trade group

    If you are interested to learn if PartnerShip has a shipping program in place for your association or trade group, click the button below and let us know. We'll go to work to see if we can create a full-service shipping program for you too! 

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  • A Charitable PartnerShip for Northeast Aid

    11/12/2012 — Scott Frederick

    Catholic Charities and Red Hook InitiativeLast week PartnerShip was able to help support the Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland and the Red Hook Initiative to get important Hurricane Sandy relief supplies from Ohio to New York.

    The shipment included canned goods, bottled water, flashlights, candles, paper towels, blankets, and coats. PartnerShip covered the full cost of the shipment and we coordinated the logistics, inlcuding the pickup at Our Lady of Angels School in Cleveland, OH and the delivery at the Red Hook Initiative in Brooklyn, NY.

    "PartnerShip being able to help OLA  made my month," said our contact at Catholic Charities Services in Parma, OH. "(My contact) at Our Lady of Angels just called. She was so excited and happy. She talked to someone from PartnerShip and they have arranged to pick up the donations this coming Monday at no cost. She wanted me to extend her thanks to you for the generous offer. She had called others looking for a solution with no results, and then called me (Catholic Charities). Very seldom am I able to give people who call me a solution to their numerous problems. Thank you so much for arranging this for them."

    The employees here at PartnerShip really enjoy the good work we do in helping our customers with high-quality, low-cost shipping solutions; but we also take great pride in giving back to the community from time-to-time when we can. After all, that is the nature of any true partnership.

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  • Ground Delivery Small Package Shipping Options

    11/08/2012 — Leah Palnik

    Ground Delivery OptionsPartnerShip helps thousands of customers save on their ground delivery small package shipments (i.e., generally those under 200 pounds). Through our unique alliance with FedEx®, we help ensure our customers get access to fast and reliable small package shipping services, while maximizing their savings.

    Last week we talked about the various small package shipping options for U.S. Express and International Express services. This week, we'd like to point out the discounted ground delivery small package shipping options that are available through one of our association shipping programs:

    • FedEx Ground® Choose this service for economical ground delivery to U.S. businesses. You get day-definite delivery in 1—5 business days (3—7 business days to and from Alaska and Hawaii) based on the distance to your destination. Delivery is by the end of the business day. Available to every business address throughout all 50 states (service for remote Alaskan locations and the Hawaiian islands of Lanai and Molokai is inbound only). For more information, go to fedex.com/ground.
    • FedEx Home Delivery® Get residential day-definite delivery in 1—5 business days (3—7 business days to and from Alaska and Hawaii) based on the distance to your destination. Delivery is between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Available to every U.S. residential address, for packages up to 70 lbs. Convenient delivery
      options are available for recipients with appointment and evening requirements. For more information, go to fedex.com/homedelivery.
    • FedEx International Ground® Get economical day-definite ground delivery to Canada typically in 2—7 business days, based on the distance to your destination. Delivery is by the end of the business day. Customs clearance is included through this brokerage inclusive service (a fee applies).

    Small Package Solutions

    Our discounted small package shipping services are completely free to eligible businesses participating in one of our association shipping programs. If you are currently a member of a professional association or trade group, ask them if they have a discounted small package shipping program through PartnerShip. You can also give us a call at 800-599-2902, or send an email to sales@PartnerShip.com, and we'll find out for you. If not, we'd love to talk to your association leadership team to see if we can build a program for you and your fellow members.

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  • The Score Big Savings with PartnerShip Promotion Winner!

    11/06/2012 — Matt Nagel

    The "Score Big Savings with PartnerShip" promotion has ended. This promotion was designed to help college retailers get the best service and shipping discounts possible during their busy —returns' season (returning unpurchased books back to the distributors and publishers). In addition to saving college retailers money on their outbound and inbound LTL freight shipping - as promised - we selected one lucky winner for a PartnerShip Tailgate Package (pictured to the right) from a large pool of participants in the promotion. And the lucky winner is... PartnerShip Tailgate Package

    Michele from Moorpark College Bookstore!*

    Congratulations Michele! And thank you to all of the college retailers that participated in our fall returns promotion this year. We look forward to working with you more in the future!

    Although the promotion has ended, you can still vist ship.PartnerShip.com/LearnMore if you are interested in saving money on the shipments that you send and receive throughout the year. Our shipping experts will help you —score' some great service and great rates through our industry-leading LTL freight services program!

    *The winner will also be contacted directly to verify a shipping address for the PartnerShip Tailgate Package.

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