What are the Must-Haves and other critical factors to your BOPIS policy? Dig into Parcel industry lessons learned to find out!
The Future of E-Commerce for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers
Retailers are back in business – at least those that survived the COVID-19 pandemic. But the toll exacted on e-commerce has been substantial.
How, why, and what are E-Commerce consumers spending their money on during the 2020 Peak Holiday Shopping Season? Dig into key data thus far!
While searching for the best Memphis employers in 2020, the Commercial Appeal names Green Mountain Technology (GMT) a Top Memphis Workplace for the seventh consecutive year.
Peak Season is Here, but FedEx, UPS, Regional Carriers, and Even Shippers Have Their Eyes on 2021By Cam Elliott
FedEx & UPS continue to focus on process & tech optimizations for 2021, regionals feel the same pain, and shippers are caught in the middle.
How are your parcel carriers performing during the 2020 peak holiday season? Let Green Mountain Technology know with our carrier performance survey!
Carriers Navigate New Levels of Efficiencies, Optimization, and Expansion Preparing for Peak Season and BeyondBy Cam Elliott
Carrier earnings remain positive, though it's clear network and technology investments are needed to provide capacity support to shippers of all sizes. General rate increases, COVID-19-related and peak season surcharges, as well as longer term contracts seem to be viable strategies for carriers to manage capacity commitments and spikes.
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.
3 Parcel Strategies that Major Retailers are Leveraging to Mitigate Carrier Capacity ConstraintsBy Lindsay Bodkin
Carrier capacity issues abound in this new COVID-19-impacted parcel industry, but we've identified three successful and creative strategies some of the largest brands are implementing to maintain their customer commitment.
Shippers prepare for peak – and non-peak – surcharges by being flexible and open to opportunity.
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.
Parcel carriers have implemented a number of surchares and general rate increases due to COVID-19 and peak season – don't miss them!
When it is most clear that your brand and parcel network would be better served through the means of a RFP, we know better than most that there are five critical components to a positive and rewarding RFP outcome.
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.