Tag: surcharges

parcel

Shipping Surcharges: 3 Ways to Manage During Peak

You may not be able to keep parcel carriers from imposing unexpected peak season cost changes, but you can prepare to manage surcharges. The key is to understand your shipping data, work with trusted partners, and protect profitability by responding quickly.

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business intelligence

Carrier Surcharges: What’s the Real Impact?

Introduced throughout the year — often with little or no advance warning — carrier surcharges can have a major impact on a shipper’s profit margins. Pandemic spurred peak surcharges at an unprecedented time in 2020.

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coronavirus

Mitigating Parcel Delivery Challenges in a Post-Coronavirus World

After months of staying at home to “flatten the curve” of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the nation is starting to re-open once more. While we’re all excited to gather once again at our favorite restaurants and houses of worship, the demand for delivery of goods and services via parcel delivery remains at an all-time high.

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coronavirus

Parcel Volume Growth Spurs Retail Caps

While a historic drop in April’s sales numbers revealed pain experienced across the retail sector, record parcel volumes indicate that “essential” businesses are still sending an overwhelming volume of shipments through the parcel networks. So much that FedEx implemented limitations on the number of items that dozens of U.S. retailers can ship.

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