FedEx, sensing an opportunity against its main rival, has posted a general rate increase for next year three weeks earlier than usual and lower than the current year’s figure
Parcel Forum ’22, which took place in Chicago on October 10-12, was a huge success. Navigo had a strong presence there, with our Managing Director Stephanie Martin delivering a presentation on Analyzing 2023 Accessorials
FedEx and UPS are two of the biggest names in shipping. They both offer reliable services at affordable rates. Yet they seem to be raising their prices at the same time.
Tim Sailor, CEO and founder of Navigo Consulting Group, is scheduled to speak at Parcel Forum ’22 in Chicago. This annual conference bills itself as “The #1 Supply Chain Event for eCommerce-Centric
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Tim has dedicated 20 years of service to The Guidance Center.
Today’s Inside Freight note includes updates on: FDX’s latest macro forecasts, acquisitions from DSGX and CVLG, and a potential strike at CP.
According to a recent report, serious shortages due to global supply chain disruptions and issues caused by COVID-19 are forecast to continue well into 2022.
Given the current landscape facing shippers, it has become increasingly important for shippers to recognize the new normal and a future with
“perpetual peak” surcharges.
We have all heard that knowledge is power. This could not be truer when it comes to managing your transportation expense. In today’s world, the carriers have made it difficult for shippers
FedEx has announced its general rate increase (GRI) for 2019, bumping up its ground, express and home delivery services by an average of 4.9% as of Jan. 7, while also adding some holiday season
President Trump has taken a break from favorite targets like Little Rocket Man to turn his Twitter fire and ire on the U.S. Postal Service, blasting the agency for not charging enough
As of Jan. 27, Priority Mail Express rates from USPS increased 3.9%, while Priority Mail saw an average increase of 5.9%, higher for those using commercial-plus pricing.
Now that Black Friday, Cyber Monday, the holidays, and fourth-quarter surge are over, you can take a deep sigh of relief that you got through it. Many companies see 40%
While most shippers have become accustomed to the carriers announcing record general rate increases (GRI) and new surcharges, 2021 will be in a class of its own. More than any other year,
Ecommerce and omnichannel are moving at a torrid pace. To stay ahead of the game and not get eaten alive by the competition, operations and fulfillment teams have to
FedEx announced its 2021 rate schedule, including once again an average 4.9% increase for its ground, express and home delivery services starting Jan. 4, lower than some observers had expected
Many things have changed in the past year, but one thing that is constant has been rising shipping costs. With today’s current market, the addition of more peak surcharges, decreased delivery performance,
Ecommerce Operations Summit 2021 is back live, at the Gaylord Opreyland in Nashville on Aug. 17- 18, and the team at Multichannel Merchant has a great event on tap
What will the world of ecommerce operations and fulfillment look like after the World Health Organization declares an end to the COVID-19 pandemic?
Consumers have gotten much more comfortable ordering bigger, bulkier items online and having them shipped to their homes, covering a wide range of items like furniture,
By now, most shippers are keenly aware of how surcharges are impacting their transportation spend. Accessorial costs keep climbing and can now contribute to on average, almost 40%
wo months after deciding not to renew its contract with Amazon for air freight service, FedEx is now parting ways with the ecommerce giant on the ground as well.
Many small and mid-sized shippers feel that they don’t have the time or resources to effectively negotiate carrier contracts or manage their transportation spend. In many cases, they
There are many reasons to focus on international marketing and distribution, and if you ignore this segment, your business could be missing out. Global parcel shipping has increased
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