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What is Parcel Network Intelligence?
Parcel Network Intelligence typically refers to a process involving Big Data to identify and analyze parcel network bottlenecks and/or opportunities to yield Network Optimization. Through Network Intelligence, parcel shippers use data to find new solutions for persistent questions or areas of concern in their parcel network.
The Ins and Outs of Expanding Your Carrier Base: 5 Key Questions to Ask
Before bidding out volume to a regional carrier, certain characteristics of the supply chain should be evaluated. Here, we’ll highlight five specific characteristics or network components that should be considered before selecting a regional carrier.
INFOGRAPHIC: How COVID-19 is Affecting the Parcel Industry
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted the global supply chain, disrupting industries around the world. Just like their customers, carriers are not immune to the negative impacts of COVID-19.
7 Inefficiencies That Could Be Slowing Down Your Supply Chain
An efficient supply chain is one that meets customer expectations in a cost-effective manner. With two-day delivery (or less) becoming the retail standard for customers, balancing cost and customer service is no small feat.
Put Your Parcel Audit to Work with 3 Critical Steps
Parcel auditing is a necessary task for shippers in today’s rapidly growing parcel market. Without an accurate auditing system, shippers stand to lose a significant amount of money due to billing errors as well as the valuable data created by the audit.
Leveraging Data to Properly Integrate a New DC
Your customers are expecting faster and faster delivery times each year, all while you are trying to cut costs. Adding a distribution center (DC) will most likely decrease your average distance to your customers. However, to make adding a DC a profitable venture, you will need to leverage your data.
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.