for Parcel leaders.
The Parcel Summit has been GMT’s premier event for high volume shippers for the past 16 years.
Attendees come together to openly discuss the parcel industry’s newest trends and concerns, highlighting parcel trends, strategic best practices, GMT innovation, and the results of the annual GMT Parcel Benchmark Report.
This year, we're offering three FREE virtual events that dive into industry and market analysis. In addition, 'shipper-only' events offer new fun and interactive opportunities to network, share, and learn from peers!
Unpack the leading trends shaping our industry's future
Dig into items like cost inflation and supply & demand to assess the current market
Review the strategic best practices that guided shippers successfully through 2020
GMT Benchmark Report
And of course, receive the annual GMT Parcel Benchmark Report!
Deepen Your Parcel Industry Knowledge
2021 Parcel Summit
May 11 @12:00PM CST
Webinar 1 Six Years in Six Months: How The Parcel and Broader Transport Markets Changed With COVID-19
Join Chris Johnson, Senior Analyst at Cleveland Research, as he digs into the industry's prevailing strategies and trends. Chris will specifically focus on shipper best practices and experiences for parcel shipping as part of a high-level analysis of overall transportation markets and strategy.
Speaker: Chris Johnson
May 18 @12:00PM CST
Webinar 2 Parcel Market Analysis: Lessons from Shippers Navigating a Changed Marketplace
Join GMT's own Justin Guthrie and Sam Sealey, as they seek to answer precisely this question. Using data from this year's GMT Benchmark Report, they'll review many of the leading marketplace factors - from the general carrier mix, cost inflation, and a general look at supply and demand from the year.
May 25 @12:00PM CST
Webinar 3 Parcel Industry Review: Shipper Trends Shaping Our Future
Join GMT's own Rebecca Wyatt and Tommy Duke, as they dive into this year's GMT Benchmark Report and provide analysis to many of the report's most valuable data insights, ranging from the competitive environment, fast order fulfillment, brand positioning and more.
Meet the Speakers
Senior Analyst at the Cleveland Research Center, Chris not only oversees the research for our annual GMT Benchmark Report, he returns to the Parcel Summit year-after-year to present the report's findings.
A familiar GMT face, Sam is a Strategic Solutions Manager that leads many of our conversations around Parcel industry trends, such as weekend delivery.
A dedicated GMT Strategic Solutions Manager, Rebecca often leads industry conversations centered around customer needs, such as her contract management advice during the pandemic.
A frequent and friendly face at Parcel industry events, Tommy is one of our go-to Strategic Solutions Manager when it comes to understanding shipper trends.
Stay in Step with the Parcel Industry
Parcel Summit Takeaways
Each year, Parcel Summit attendees receive priority access to the GMT Benchmark Report – and this year is no different! Shortly after the Parcel Summit, webinar attendees will receive the full GMT Benchmark Report via email.
What is the GMT Benchmark Report?
Our annual survey-based report combines an exploration of Parcel industry trends with critical Parcel market analysis, ultimately allowing you to gain an overview of the industry. In addition, valuable survey information allows you to benchmark your own network against your peers. Learn more about the report.
Plus Fun 'Shipper-Only' Events
Our attendees tell us year-after-year that the ability to network and have fun with industry peers is one of the most valuable components of the Parcel Summit. To continue that spirit, we're offering fun and interactive 'Shipper-Only' events, so you can openly discuss challenges and solutions for your network with peers.