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Nov. 21 2016
A couple of weeks ago, I sat down with Rob Martinez and Krish Iyer to discuss the FedEx 2017 rate changes. In the wake of UPS's Friday announcement, I chatted with these experts again to get their take... View More
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Nov. 14 2016
In the wake of FedEx’s recent GRI announcement, which, surprisingly, did not mirror the changes announced by UPS a few weeks prior, I sat down with industry experts Rob Martinez, President & CEO
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Oct. 10 2016
Every year, we survey our readers to get their input on how UPS, FedEx, and USPS are performing for them in terms of on-time delivery, customer service, willingness to negotiate, and more. Download th
Aug. 16 2016
You will notice that the topic of international trade is a hot one in this issue. This isn’t surprising, given the explosive growth of international e-commerce over the past decade or so. Even... View More
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April 20 2016
PARCEL and PARCEL Forum were proud to present Red Hat, Inc. with our first-ever Game-Changer of the year award at our show in October. Here’s why Red Hat stood out from the rest... View More
Feb. 10 2016
As you page through this issue, you’ll likely notice that there is a lot of buzz about Amazon. And it’s no wonder; the e-commerce giant continues to grow at an explosive pace, and there is... View More
Dec. 12 2015
As you read through this issue of PARCEL, our final one of 2015, you may notice that much of it deals with our recent PARCEL Forum. All of our regular writers are, naturally, industry experts (a... View More
Nov. 28 2012
People love to give their opinions when it comes to companies they deal with on a regular basis, and our readers were no exception. We’d like to thank everyone who participated in this survey for... View More
Dec. 12 2011
This survey always seems to be a draw for many of our readers;I think part of it has to do with the fact that it allows themto rate their carriers' performance. After all, who doesn't liketo give their... View More
Dec. 9 2011
Our 2011 PARCEL Forum surpassed our expectations — and from comments we’ve received, it surpassed those of our attendees and vendors, as well. In today’s economic environment, I think... View More
Aug. 19 2010
There’s a lot going on recently in the parcel industry — and a lot of it isn’t good news for shippers. Oh, sure, the economy seems to be rebounding (slightly), but there are some undercurrents... View More
Aug. 27 2008
As the Associate Director of Supply Chain Operations for Bracco Diagnostics Inc., Kimberly Cox is no stranger to the challenges that professionals in the shipping and logistics industry face. In her position,... View More
June 2 2008
Julie Swatek, President of Scrap Your Trip, was satisfied in her corporate career of hotel management. Sure, she had sometimes thought about the excitement and challenges of owning her own business, but... View More
May 30 2008
How do you define success? This is a question often asked of executives at Fortune 500 companies, but rarely do you get the same answer as the one given by Lisa Tegtmeyer, senior director of Distribution... View More
Nov. 21 2006
In its fourth year, the 2006 Parcel Shipping & Distribution Forum was better than ever The dreary rain and dismal weather that plagued Chicago the week of September 10th may have delayed a... View More
Oct. 2 2006
We live in an instant gratification culture. When consumers want something, be it fast food, designer clothing or high-end stereo equipment, they want it now, and they want choices. If the company cant... View More
Sept. 27 2006
Call it what you will a surge in demand, an increased open-mindedness about partnering with vendors or a byproduct of todays increasingly complex supply chains. But business is clearly booming in the third-party... View More

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