Air cargo peak surcharges are increasing on the Asia-US trade as business-to-business (B2B) parcel shippers opt for quicker delivery times to replenish inventories.
Air Parcel Express
Air Parcel Express
News and analysis of the market for air parcel express delivery worldwide. Major topics include how the growth of e-commerce is forcing many shippers to adopt new technologies, and review their supply chain strategies,
21 Mar 2019
Shippers should be on the lookout for increases in trucking and parcel accessorial charges as freight rates come under increasing pressure.
25 Jan 2019
Capacity may ebb and flow, but e-commerce will keep pressure on shippers to adopt technology and review supply chain strategies, says DHL Supply Chain’s Jim Monkmeyer.
27 Oct 2017
Third-quarter earnings reports reveal across-the-board increases in transportation rates, with little sign pressure will ease soon.
15 Sep 2017
Call it an "obsession." Amazon's dedication to fulfilling customer expectations is turning a wheel of logistics growth that is not likely to stop.
15 Sep 2015
The acquisition of regional package carrier Eastern Connections expands Dicom's footprint in the Northeast and complements the Montreal-based company's efforts to build a multimodal North American transportation network.
16 Jul 2015
UPS expanded the insurance and logistics services it offers shippers of high-value cargo such as jewelry by acquiring Insured Parcel Services from G4S, a global integrated security company.
20 May 2015
The acquisition of Hazen Final Mile gives TransForce and same-day logistics subsidiary Dynamex a longer reach in e-commerce shipping markets.
09 Jan 2015
UPS expects to handle 4 million returned gifts in the first week of January, a number that grows each year as consumers turn e-commerce into a two-way pipeline.
14 Mar 2014
The world’s largest transportation and logistics company is getting larger as demand for e-commerce, time definite international express delivery and supply chain services drives up revenue and profit at Deutsche Post DHL.
31 Jan 2014
Embarrassed by late deliveries that lowered profits this holiday season, UPS lays out its strategy for improved forecasting, collaboration with shippers and package delivery at the next holiday peak.
05 Nov 2012
An increase in online shopping is pushing up freight volumes at the nation’s largest package carriers, with UPS reporting
30 Oct 2012
Royal Mail announced a $120 million expansion of its parcels business to offset declining postal deliveries and keep pace