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Updated 9 months ago

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GMT’s Shipped Monthly unboxes the latest Parcel and LTL industry news each month! Below, you’ll find all of the latest Shipped Monthly columns.

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3 months ago
What's in this year's peak holiday pudding? "Softened Demand"

Parcel and LTL carriers assess impact of "softened demand" from retail markets while building 2023 forecasts.

4 months ago
Global Economy and Supply Chain Shadows 2022 Peak Season

Carriers expect a smaller peak season amidst three big world challenges: inflation, the war in Ukraine, and COVID-19.

5 months ago
Record FedEx GRI and Amazon Speculation Ahead of 2023

FedEx announces a record GRI and last minute peak season forecast change, and analysts speculate on future of Amazon and UPS partnership.

7 months ago
Independent Contractors, Union Negotiations, & Peak Surcharges, Oh My!

The parcel and LTL markets heat up as peak season looms, carriers focus on the year(s) ahead, and everyone has a role to play.

7 months ago
New Carrier Surcharges Take Effect with Peak Season Around the Corner

Peak season is just around the corner, carriers focus on productivity gains and announcing new accessorial/surcharges.

8 months ago
Supply Chain Still Future Focused, Economic Concerns Persist

Carriers continue to raise prices planning the supply chain of tomorrow, but what’s around the economic corner?

11 months ago
FedEx Fred Smith Announces Successor, Effective June 1

Raj Subramaniam will step into the role of FedEx CEO effective June 1, 2022. Meanwhile, all carriers remained focused on future supply chain.

1 year ago
USPS Announces New 2022 Surcharges

Effective April 3, 2022, two new USPS surcharges will go into effect. Others implement leadership changes and await quarterly earnings.

1 year ago
Working Smarter: Carriers Target Efficiency Opportunities

Parcel and LTL carriers remain focused on the next frontier of shipping and continue to invest in process automation and improvement.

1 year ago
2022: Supply Chain Issues May Ease but Parcel & LTL Costs Set to Rise

This year's Parcel and LTL marketplaces welcome rising costs to not just meet demand but lead the future markets.

1 year ago
Parcel and LTL Carriers Estimate Record Shipments in December

Despite early holiday shopping, carriers and analysts still expect record shipments and growth for both Parcel and LTL carriers in December.

1 year ago
Peak’s Hiring Frenzy is in Full Force, ’22 Surcharges Around the Corner

While carriers are busy hiring seasonal employees for the anticipated high peak season, you should be planning for their New Year surcharges.

1 year ago
Braced for Peak Season, Industry Can’t Help But Eye 2022

The industry is ready for peak season, but everyone is waiting for what comes after – waiting to see how the industry and carriers change.

2 years ago
Carrier Surcharges are in the Air, Industry Braces for Peak Season

Carriers announce new/adjusted peak season surcharges, and seasonal hiring continues to amp up. Peak season is nearly here.

2 years ago
Carriers Seek More Efficiencies as Peak Looms Ahead

Seasonal hiring begins, along with scaling a robotic sorting army, pending surcharges, and – ride-sharing service Uber in the mix, too?


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