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What Does Mitigating Cost Mean?

When it comes to parcel, most shippers are focused on mitigating costs to some degree. This simply means that parcel shippers are actively participating in the reduction of their parcel network costs –  how shippers get mitigate costs (e.g. what strategies they employ) vary from shipper to shipper.

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Articles

4 weeks ago

3 Key Takeaways from the 2021 GRIs

FedEx and UPS have announced their 2021 General Rate Increaes, and we’re highlighting three key takeaways for shippers looking to save.

2 months ago

2021 Guide to COVID-19 Surcharges and Rate Changes

In 2021, parcel carriers continue to implement a number of surcharges and rate increases due to COVID-19 and peak volume – don't miss them!

5 months 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.

6 months ago

Parcel Carrier Contract Negotiation Amidst a Global Pandemic

In 2020, shippers across the world are finding that negotiating their parcel carrier contract is unlike contract negotiation during any year prior – largely impacting those wanting to diversify their carrier network through this strategic means.

6 months ago

2020 Guide to COVID-19 and Peak Season Surcharges and Rate Changes

Parcel carriers have implemented a number of surchares and general rate increases due to COVID-19 and peak season – don't miss them!

Videos

2 years ago

Parcel 101 Video Series: Mitigating Parcel Costs

Learn about the main components that drive parcel costs and how can it be mitigated.

Webinars

10 months ago

Leading Insights From GMT's Annual Parcel Benchmark Report

GMT's own Director of Operations, D. Aaron Guild, and distinguished faculty fellow from UT GSCI, John Lebowitz present takeaways and insights from our 2020 Benchmark Report.

10 months ago

Transportation Trends and the Impact of COVID-19

Insights from GMT's annual Benchmark Report. Featuring Chris Johnson, Senior Analyst at Cleveland Research Center.

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