Michael J. Ryan

Executive Vice President — Parcel Solutions at Pro Star Logistics
May 23 2012
The USPS has been the focal point of many discussions about its destiny. I find this very intriguing… even if some of the discussions border on ludicrous. I recently read that the USPS should get... View More
March 30 2012
Hi, I’m a piece of plastic born in an industrial town in central China. In a very short time, I was put together with a bunch of other parts to become this electronic thing. After I was 30 days old,... View More
Dec. 12 2011
The football season is in full gear, and there are similarities between football and the parcel industry. I thought I would share some thoughts on how they are similar. Football is a sport that consist... View More
Aug. 22 2011
The parcel industry is humming along… the major players (FedEx & UPS) are having great financial years and providing high quality service. This is nirvana… right? The parcel industry has... View More
June 13 2011
The international small parcel business in the US is estimated to be a $10 billion + market and growing seven to 10%. DHL Worldwide Express restructured its US operation and exited the domestic air/ground... View More
Feb. 4 2011
On January 2, 2011, new USPS Shipping Services prices went into effect for Domestic and International products such as Express Mail, Priority Mail, Parcel Select and Global Express Guaranteed, Express... View More
Feb. 3 2011
The “Peak” season is over, and everyone has survived the mad end of year rush. It is estimated that over 175 million packages were delivered on December 22, 2010 (by UPS, FedEx and USPS)…... View More
Dec. 5 2010
There has been a lot of "chatter" about sustainability in the shipper community. This topic is important to everyone, but the real issue is which energy source will drive future global supply chains. It... View More
Sept. 21 2010
The parcel industry is gaining financial stability after some very difficult times. FedEx and UPS have re-engineered their networks to match supply and demand. They have maintained and improved service... View More
Aug. 17 2010
part•ner•ship (noun) a relationship resembling a legal partnership and usually involving close cooperation between parties having specified and joint rights and responsibilities Merriam-Webster... View More
June 18 2010
The “R” word inflicted — and in many cases, continues to cause — damage, but don’t tell that to major small-parcel carriers FedEx and UPS. They’ve done an excellent... View More
Dec. 7 2009
When the rules change, successful coaches are flexible enough to alter their strategies and make game-changing adjustments that lead to wins. Shippers must be willing to adopt a similar mentality to minimize... View More
June 3 2008
Hi, DHL recently announced a major reorganization of its DHL USA operation. This DHL reorg will have a major impact on the US parcel shipping industry. We at PARCEL feel it is our... View More

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