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Sept. 27 2023
During the 2022 peak holiday season, FedEx’s on-time delivery fell through the floor. It was a crazy time with nonexistent capacity and overwhelming demands on parcel carriers. Still, FedEx... View More
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Sept. 25 2023
TransImpact recently released its deep-dive analysis into the 2024 FedEx GRI. Click below to access; there's no time like the present to start preparing for 2024!... View More
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Sept. 21 2023
On July 9, 2023, updates to the United States Postal Service’s Publication 52: Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail, took effect. The update includes new requirements for how... View More
Sept. 20 2023
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service (USPS) and its dedicated employees across the nation are ready to deliver another successful holiday season of outstanding service... View More
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Sept. 19 2023
Rising returns volumes have leveled off, but the costs of returns continue to climb according to the Reverse Logistics Association's (RLA) quarterly returns index. For Q1 and Q2, the returns... View More
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Sept. 15 2023
UPS has released high-level guidance that its 2024 General Rate Increase will mirror FedEx’s announcement at a 5.9% overall increase in rates. But, as always, the devil is in the de... View More
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Sept. 14 2023
We last looked at this topic in the November 2008 issue of PARCEL. As reported there, a Google search using the term “transportation law” yielded over 12,000,000 results. The same search... View More
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Sept. 12 2023
When you are working in the supply chain, July is when you start planning and getting ready for Christmas. Yes, it’s hard to think about Christmas when the heat index is approaching 100-plus... View More
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Sept. 10 2023
FedEx has announced an average General Rate Increase (GRI) of 5.9% that will go into effect January 1, 2024. The increases are generally softer than in 2023 (for reasons we’ll explain) but f... View More
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Sept. 8 2023
By now we’ve all heard that inventory is an organization’s largest overall investment. Inventory can either be an organization’s biggest asset or its biggest headache – the difference
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Sept. 6 2023
Our 2023 carrier satisfaction survey is here! We take a look at how readers view the carriers with respect to a variety of factors. Check it out and see how your experience compares to that of your pe
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Sept. 1 2023
Logistics data. All companies that ship products have it, but not all companies can effectively use it and act on it timely. Why? The volume of carriers, technology providers, and pa... View More
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Aug. 28 2023
Getting into an effective routine for packaging machine maintenance can make the difference in having a continually profitable business and one that often experiences costly downtime. Here are... View More
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Aug. 28 2023
As e-commerce surged and parcel excess capacity dried up in mid-late 2021 shippers the focus of many shippers shifted. For years, the primary goal, in many cases the only goal, of carrier nego... View More
Aug. 23 2023
Enhancements to Reveel’s Platform Include Powerful New Capabilities that Provide Shippers with Everything They Need Effectively Negotiate with Carriers on Their Own IRVINE... View More
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Aug. 17 2023
With companies of all kinds still wary of a potential recession, more are looking at how to cut costly consulting engagements. In an e-commerce age when it is more important than ever to optimi... View More
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Aug. 15 2023
The stakes are high when it comes to the $265 billion global express delivery market – predicted to grow to nearly $485 billion by 2030. Both the pandemic and explosion of e-commerce impacte... View More
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Aug. 14 2023
Over the last quarter, warehouse and distribution center leaders have grappled with higher than usual inventory levels, which are often more than their facilities are equipped to handle. In th... View More
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Aug. 8 2023
Successful online sales increasingly depend on an agile, efficient back-end fulfillment operation – to drive profitability and to keep customers happy and coming back. Here’s how you addre
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Aug. 3 2023
In today’s volatile and challenging world, supply chain networks face many obstacles. Supply chain networks are interconnected systems of organizations, resources, activities, information, a... View More

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