Parcel Roundup: Avoiding Peak Surcharges, the Apple Effect, and Another 4.9% Increase
While Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, we’re still in the thick of the peak shopping season – and shippers are now feeling the pinch of UPS’ Peak Surcharges, which were announced in June and went into effect Nov. 19.
In-Game Adjustments Drive Winning Growth
All good coaching staffs commit to a game plan they believe will lead to victory. As the CFO of VeriShip, one of my tactical contributions to our “game plan” is to forecast revenue and expenses, and to project related cash flow.
UPS Announces Rate Increases: What You Should Know About the GRI
UPS announced its rate increases, which are effective Dec. 24, 2017. As a shipper, you need to understand the true impact on your business because the announced net average increase of 4.9% doesn’t tell the whole story.
Hiding Behind the Amazon Effect: FedEx’s Clever GRI Strategy
FedEx is challenging shippers to choose between paying more for common service types and surcharges or succumb to the Amazon Effect and fall further behind the marketplace giant and your competitors.
PARCEL Forum 2017: Carriers Aim to Evolve with Customers
As e-commerce and its burgeoning mobile and social segments continue to change the landscape, FedEx and UPS are breaking out of the transportation silo, their representatives said during PARCEL Forum 2017 last week.
FedEx Announces 2018 Rate Increases: What We Know and What You Can Do Now
With FedEx’s Sept. 18 announcement of its 2018 parcel rate increases, the GRI season has kicked off. As a shipper, you need to understand the true impact on your business.