lumper fees

Red Rover, Red Rover, send George right over

Load negotiation as playground game -- and an extra push that misses the mark...

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Lumper fees: Sometimes a little push-back works

Readers respond to Wendy Parker's "To lump or not to lump..." story about the lumper fees common at grocery distributors -- if carriers aren't being compensated for fees by shipper or receiver, then U.S. law has been violated.

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Service charges at the pearly gates

"There will be a $4.95 service charge in order for our records to be processed and a heaven/hell decision to be made. You just wait."

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