Carrier earnings remain positive, though it's clear network and technology investments are needed to provide capacity support to shippers of all sizes. General rate increases, COVID-19-related and peak season surcharges, as well as longer term contracts seem to be viable strategies for carriers to manage capacity commitments and spikes.
Oct 13 In Articles6 days ago
Carriers Navigate New Levels of Efficiencies, Optimization, and Expansion Preparing for Peak Season and Beyond
Oct 05 In Articles2 weeks ago
Our Best Peak Season Planning Advice for Today and Next Year
With peak season upon us, there’s no better time to look back on some of the peak holiday shipping advice we’ve given over the years.
Sep 18 In Articles1 month ago
After a Dizzying Transportation Summer, Shippers Lead with Agility into Peak Season
Shippers prepare for peak – and non-peak – surcharges by being flexible and open to opportunity.
Sep 05 In Articles1 month ago
2020 Guide to COVID-19 and Peak Season Surcharges and Rate Changes
Many curious eyes are watching as the parcel industry continues to adapt to COVID-19 and prepares to enter this year's peak holiday season. To help our readers follow along, we've collected many of the more notable surcharges and rate changes known to date.
Aug 13 In Case Studies2 months ago
Cosmetic and Beauty Manufacturer Partners with GMT for $3M+ in RFP Savings
When a large cosmetic and beauty manufacturer partnered with GMT during a parcel carrier RFP evaluation, the partnership yielded $3.5M in savings.
Aug 12 In News2 months ago
Thank You for 4 Years of ‘Fastest’ Growth
We are overjoyed to celebrate four consecutive years amongst Inc. 5000’s distinguished list of Fastest Growing Companies in America.
Jul 14 In Articles3 months ago
Parcel RFP Guide: Five Critical Components to Consider
When it is most clear that your brand and parcel network would be better served through the means of a RFP, we know better than most that there are five critical components to a positive and rewarding RFP outcome.
Jul 08 In Webinars3 months ago
PANEL: Managing Supply Chains In A Crisis
GMT's own Strategic Solutions Manager, Ron Taylor, joins Johnson & Johnson, Salem Health, and GE Healthcare to discuss a variety of supply chain challenges and trends all brands face during times of crisis.
Jul 08 In Webinars3 months ago
PANEL: Peak & Pandemic Fulfillment Strategies: Keys to Operating in a New Environment
Peak season brings on enough challenges. Add those to lingering effects of COVID-19 and your supply chain is pushed to its limits. Join four experts as they help you solve the challenges within your distribution center and delivery channels by providing best practices and answering your questions. Then you’ll get a chance to enter a virtual roundtable to brainstorm with your peers on what they are facing and how they are combating the disruptions.
May 22 In Reports5 months ago
Five Takeaways from Transportation Leaders Today
In this Report, we highlight 5 key takeaways from transportation leaders addressing how companies are dealing with the many supply chain issues created by current marketplace events.