Parcel

By Patrick Burnson · April 23, 2014
Over $2 billion dollars in carrier overcharges go uncollected each year as shippers do not have the time or resources to collect refunds.
By Jeff Berman · February 12, 2014
Metro Post, an initiative rolled out by the USPS in December 2012 in San Francisco that serves as a package delivery service providing customers with same-day delivery from participating locations within a defined location, will cease operations on March 1, according to a report from the USPS Office of Inspector General. But that does not mean the effort is squashed permanently, as USPS continues to go forward with Metro Post in New York.
By Jeff Berman · February 11, 2014
Last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said it incurred a net loss of $354 million. This is the 19th time in the last 21 quarters the USPS has reported a loss and follows a fiscal year 2013 loss of $5 billion.
By Jeff Berman · January 28, 2014
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Maria Haggerty, president at Dotcom Distribution, an Edison, New Jersey-based provider of fulfillment and logistics services for premium e-retailers about the many facets of e-commerce and supply chain- and logistics-related impacts they have.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 3, 2014
When it comes to e-fulfillment, it's not enough to pick and pack the order. We need to remember that the process isn't complete until the customer gets the order.
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2013
UPS announced yesterday that it has rolled out an average rate increase of 4.9 percent for its Ground, Air, and International parcel products that will go into effect on December 30, 2013.
By Jeff Berman · November 12, 2013
The financially-beleaguered United States Postal Service (USPS) and e-commerce giant Amazon announced yesterday that they have teamed up in a joint effort focusing on Sunday delivery in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas, which kicked off last Sunday.
By Jeff Berman · May 10, 2013
Following a $1.3 billion net loss in the fiscal first quarter, the USPS said its second quarter net loss was $1.9 billion. These losses follow a fiscal year 2012 loss of $15.9 billion.
By Jeff Berman · April 11, 2013
The United States Postal Services’ (USPS) desire to eliminate Saturday delivery—as part of an effort to become financially solvent—is not likely to come to fruition.
By Jeff Berman · March 27, 2013
TNT Express, a Netherlands-based provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, said this week it is making several moves to improve profitability between now and 2015.
By Jeff Berman · January 31, 2013
Transportation and parcel bellwether UPS reported today that fourth quarter revenue increased 2.3 percent annually to a record $14.57 billion, and adjusted operating profit saw a 41 percent gain to record $2.05 billion. And earnings per share at $1.32 saw a 3 percent gain, falling short of Wall Street estimates of $1.38 per share.
By Jeff Berman · January 14, 2013
Expected decision to nix the deal halts UPS' plans for significant European expansion
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By LM Staff · January 11, 2013
Join our panel of leading economic and transportation analysts as they share their exclusive insight on where rates and capacity are headed over the next 12 months across all modes.
By Patrick Burnson · January 8, 2013
While many large retailers were expressing relief that the “fiscal cliff” had been avoided last week, smaller shippers were less than content
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2013
USPS Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe pointed out that the 112th Congress adjourned without passing postal legislation, which he said could quickly restore the USPS to profitability and put it on stable, long-term financial footing

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