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UPS and Teamsters negotiations hit a major roadblock
July 5, 2023
The stalemate, of sorts, in the labor negotiations between Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics services provider UPS and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on a new contract continues to remain intact, with time ticking away until the current contract expires on July 31.
2023 Parcel Express Roundtable: Shifting dynamics in a vibrant market
March 13, 2023
Three of our top parcel industry sources offer their respective takes on the most consumer-facing segment of freight transportation and logistics parcel and last-mile delivery. Even though pandemic-related conditions
have changed, high pricing remains, which is increasingly putting shippers in the position of carefully considering their options.
USPS files proposed 2021 rate increases with Parcel Regulatory Commission
November 23, 2020
USPS officials said that should the PRC’s Postal Service Governors sign off on these proposed rate increases, the percentage increases, for certain USPS product segments would increase to varying degrees, including Shipping Services product prices up roughly 3.5% for Priority Mail service and 1.2% for Priority Mail Express service.
Amazon Prime Days are expected to see its highest-ever volumes
October 13, 2020
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...
FedEx introduces 2021 rate increases
September 15, 2020
Company officials said that these coming rate increases will “enable FedEx to continue investing in service enhancement, fleet maintenance, technology innovations and other areas to serve customers more effectively and efficiently.”
Shipware rolls out proprietary machine-learning software
May 31, 2018
The company said this offering will augment operations and optimize carrier pricing by providing its customers with insights and data points culled through a combination of factors. Shipware LLC said this week it has introduced proprietary machine-learning software, Krystal AI.
Parcel Market Trends & Advice for Shippers
March 2, 2017
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.
FedEx Officially Acquires TNT Express in $4.8B Deal
May 25, 2016
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.
UPS Rolls Out 2016 Rate Increases
October 16, 2015
The rate and surcharge changes are to address the impact of increased costs, changing demand for select UPS products and other market factors.
FedEx to Raise Fuel Surcharges for Second Time
September 24, 2015
Data from San Diego-based parcel consultancy Shipware LLC showed this week that after raising its fuel surcharge index in February, FedEx will raise it again, effective November 2, 2015.
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