Topics covered in this podcast include: Peak Season prospects; recent rate hikes from UPS and FedEx, pricing and service levels, , and the ongoing emergence of Amazon as a competitive threat to the parcel duopoly of UPS and FedEx, among other topics.
Rick Watson serves as Founder and CEO of New York-based RMW Commerce Consulting. Rick founded his firm after spending more than 20 years as a technology entrepreneur and operator exclusively in the e-commerce industry with companies like ChannelAdvisor, BarnesandNoble.com, Merchantry, and Pitney Bowes.
Rick's work today is centered on supporting investors and management teams, incubating and growing direct-to-consumer businesses. Most recently, in partnership with WHP Global, Rick was a critical resource in architecting the WHP+ platform, a new turnkey direct to consumer digital e-commerce platform that powers AnneKlein.com and JosephAbboud.com.