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Hempstead Consulting Company Profile

Hempstead Consulting has the ability to analyze your shipping expenditures, segment your costs by service type, weight, zone, and accessorial spending. We can then provide advice and counsel for you to achieve your financial and operational goals. We get you the best combination of price and service achievable in the marketplace.

Hempstead Consulting
Orlando, Florida, 32825
United States
[email protected]

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Amazon Prime Days are expected to see its highest-ever volumes
With e-commerce activity reaching unprecedented levels, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it has brought an increased focus on this week’s Amazon Prime Days, which are Tuesday, October 13 and Wednesday, October 14. The global e-commerce titan has often described Amazon Prime Days as “a 2-day parade of epic deals,” and there is no question that remains the case today, too. Now in its sixth year, Amazon Prime Days have become an event eagerly awaited and anticipated by consumers, and, from...

Q&A: Jerry Hempstead, president of Hempstead Consulting
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Jerry Hempstead, principal of Orlando-based Hempstead Consulting. The pair discussed a wide range of parcel-related topics, including: the impact of COVID-19 on rates and pricing; peak surhcharges; the e-commerce supply chain; and the current status of the United States Postal Service, among others.

An In-depth Look at Parcel and Express Markets
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews one of the foremost parcel and express delivery experts in the market, Jerry Hempstead, president of Hempstead Consulting.

FedEx Rolls Out Rate Increases For 2018
FedEx Corp. has announced that it is raising shipping rates beginning Jan. 1, 2018, with the shipping company saying that FedEx Freight, Express, Ground and Home Delivery shipping rates in the U.S. will increase by an average of 4.9%, among other rates.

Judge Finds UPS Liable for Shipments of Cigarettes
U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest said UPS is liable for having illegally shipped hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, depriving the state and New York City of millions of dollars of taxes.

Parcel Market Trends & Advice for Shippers
This industry expert panel provides an update on all the market shifts in store for parcel shippers, especially when it comes to pricing, service and managing an e-commerce centric supply chain.

UPS Strong Q3 Earnings, Orders 14 Boeing 747-8 Cargo Jets, Expects Record Holiday Delivery
UPS announced third-quarter 2016 diluted earnings per share of $1.44, a 3.6% increase over the same period last year, international operating profit increased 14% to $576 million, achieving the seventh consecutive quarter of double-digit growth.

FedEx Officially Acquires TNT Express in $4.8B Deal
The acquisition combines the strengths of the companies - the world’s largest air express network and an unparalleled European road network, which will expand the existing FedEx portfolio and reshape the global transportation and logistics industry.

FedEx Not Worried About Amazon’s Logistics Moves
During the shipping company's earnings call last week, FedEx CEO Mike Glenn brought up the Amazon rumors, calling them headline-grabbing but not realistic.

2016 Logistics Rate Outlook: A Global Ripple Effect
Trade and transport analysts see a negative international market outlook worsen, though some contend that this trend could be reversed later in the year, meanwhile, logistics managers should brace for a volatile period of rate fluctuation.

FedEx Acquisition of TNT Receives Unconditional Approval from European Commission
European Union regulators have unconditionally approved FedEx Corp.’s acquisition of Dutch parcel company TNT Express NV, ending a six-month antitrust investigation that had been one of the biggest hurdles for the nearly $5 billion deal.

UPS Rolls Out 2016 Rate Increases
The rate and surcharge changes are to address the impact of increased costs, changing demand for select UPS products and other market factors.

FedEx Q1 Earnings Rise, Miss Wall Street Estimates
Package delivery company FedEx Corp reported a higher quarterly net profit, but missed Wall Street estimates as weak global economic conditions and the strong U.S. dollar weighed on results.

UPS Q2 Profit Spikes 171% on International Freight and Supply Chain Business
United Parcel Service Inc.’s second-quarter profit skyrocketed after getting a lift from its international and supply chain and freight divisions, with the Atlanta-based package shipper’s revenue dipping 1.2 percent to $14.1 billion. but profits spiked 171 percent to $1.23 billion.

FedEx Isn’t Worried About Amazon or Uber Delivery
Having a uniformed person with proper identification showing up at your doorstep is an important issue for customers says Mike Glenn, executive vice president of FedEx.

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