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 FBAP Elite - How Partnerships Create Value Beyond the Audit
Standout FBAP providers are joining shippers at the network strategy table and helping solve complicated and persistent problems.
Is Your Returns Management Process Missing These 4 Critical Components?
Strengthen your reverse supply chain by optimizing your returns management process today. Start with policy transparency and visibility.
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.
The IPS Bankruptcy: An Opportunity to Re-evaluate Freight Payment
With another freight payment provider filing for bankruptcy, it is a useful time for shippers to take a closer look at the way they utilize payment vendors and how those vendors facilitate transactions. IPS Worldwide LLC has sought bankruptcy protection on liabilities north of $100 million to address “creditors becoming antsy,” according to the representing bankruptcy lawyer. Assets listed amount to only $50,000.
How to Gain RFP Success with GMT's Proven Process
Join Sam and Tim as they walk you through GMT's proven RFP and contract strategy process, refined by nearly 25 years of helping the world's largest brands and most complex shipping networks.
Carrier Diversification 101: How Regional Parcel Carriers Complement Your Transportation Strategy
Join Justin Guthrie, Solutions Manager at Green Mountain Technology, as he digs into some of the many benefits and network optimization opportunities Regional Carriers offer. This conversation also includes an exclusive look at GMT's customer Regional Carrier Assessment.
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.
Transportation Trends and the Impact of COVID-19
Insights from GMT's annual Benchmark Report. Featuring Chris Johnson, Senior Analyst at Cleveland Research Center.