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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?