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Dec. 19 2019
If international shipping is not on your radar already, it is likely it will be soon. After all, cross-border trade is the next big growth arena in e-commerce. Figure 1 shows the top five coun... View More
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Dec. 17 2019
Rate changes and surcharges have been implemented more and more throughout the past few years, often at any time during the year (instead of being done during the standard, year-end general rate... View More
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Dec. 16 2019
“The world is your oyster.” Everyone has heard the saying, and every day, it is becoming more and more of a reality, especially in the retail industry. If customers want an item, they will
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Dec. 13 2019
Bob Malley, Managing Director of Pierbridge, sat down with me at the 2019 PARCEL Forum to discuss what shippers can do to prepare their global supply chains for 2020... View More
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Dec. 12 2019
In October of 2018, the United States announced an intention to pull out from the Universal Postal Union (UPU) within one year. As a founding member of this 145-year old international organiza... View More
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Dec. 11 2019
In this interview at the 2019 PARCEL Forum in Dallas, Bob Malley, Managing Director of Pierbridge, sat down with me to discuss how shippers can capitalize on cross-border e-commerce opportunitie... View More
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Dec. 10 2019
As we wrap up 2019, global trade volume growth is likely to remain weak, with 3Q19 trade activity the weakest since the global financial crisis. While monetary easing is gaining momentum, its... View More
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Dec. 9 2019
Bob Malley, Managing Director, Pierbridge, discusses how the e-commerce boom has created a parcel tsunami at the border, how US Customs & Border Protection is handling that influx, and wha... View More
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Dec. 6 2019
Conducting regular daily business can be daunting enough, but with businesses transacting more with suppliers, distributors, and clients around the world, it has become even more baffling and... View More
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Dec. 5 2019
The parcel industry is changing at lightning speed due to the growth of e-commerce, and the demand placed on parcel shippers – and notably their infrastructure – is increasing dramatically
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Dec. 5 2019
As businesses evolve and grow, it’s essential that supply chain managers allocate time to reworking their strategies in order to make their processes more effective. With customers increasin... View More
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Dec. 4 2019
Transportation is often the largest supply chain cost for a company. While there are many approaches to reducing this expense, such as redesigning the network or running a carrier bid event, t... View More
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Dec. 4 2019
Incoterms are internationally recognized, used worldwide in both international and domestic contracts for the sale of goods. Incoterms first originated back in 1936, but have been adjusted, ad... View More
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Dec. 3 2019
Peak season surcharges began in 2017 as a way for carriers to mitigate some of the costs during the heavy shipping season. Packages that require extra handling (i.e. additional handling, large package
Dec. 3 2019
Deerfield, Ill., December 3, 2019—Pregis is announcing another $5 million investment in its Pregis Films facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Additionally, Pregis is leasing an additi... View More
Dec. 3 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 2, 2019 – “Delivering World-Class Customer Service: Lessons from The Mouse” will be the keynote presentation at the CLDA’s second Final Mile Forum & Expo... View More
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Dec. 2 2019
Despite the global interconnectedness of the parcel sector, we are now only beginning to understand the effects of trade and security tensions on our industry. Outside of mere volume impacts, there is
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Nov. 28 2019
With Prime Day and back-to-school shopping in the rear-view mirror, next up is the big one, the real test for e-commerce supply chains: holiday peak season. While fulfillment centers are a vita... View More
Nov. 27 2019
ST. LOUIS, MO (11.19.19) - ShipWorks, the leading software for high performance, high-volume shipping management, has enhanced its best-in-class Best Rate tool, solidifying it as the... View More
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Nov. 26 2019
The international commerce sector is seeing some big changes that could have a fairly significant impact on shippers’ operations. In that vein, we at PARCEL sat down with some with logistics... View More

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