This year has upended e-commerce in ways that are almost unthinkable. Since March, e-commerce volumes have grown exponentially, reaching peak-like levels, and with this unexpected growth came delivery delays. Looking ahead to the “real” peak season, volumes are predicted to hit unprecedented levels and carriers are already anticipating capacity crunches, meaning delays could continue.
Parcel shipping is no longer a linear process — get a package out the warehouse door and you’re done. This is why emerging supply chain technologies, such as a TMS for parcel shipping, have had such success with businesses of all sizes, churning some of the highest returns on investment we’ve seen yet. Dowload this E-Book to learn how to critically evaluate TMS for parcel shipping systems and find the best solution for your business.
As e-commerce increases and choice in retailers continues to grow, keeping costs in check while striving to meet customers’ exacting expectations can be difficult. Retailers generally want to keep shipping and packaging costs as low as possible to save money, while customers want safe packaging of goods and fast delivery times.
E-commerce provides retailers with new opportunities to increase revenue, attract new customers, and build brand loyalty. Unfortunately, however, steady e-commerce growth can also increase the complexity of cost control. Parcel shipping spend can soar, and retailers may suffer from inefficiencies and poor profit margins.
Your parcel shipping operations are unique, and so too are the Transportation Management Systems (TMS) for parcel shipping in the market, each with enough features and functionality to confuse even the most seasoned industry expert looking to implement a new solution. Download our E-Book to learn how to navigate the TMS for parcel shipping solutions market and choose the best technology for your business.
Peak shipping season will be here before we know it. (Although there’s an argument to be made the current pandemic IS peak shipping season…) And as retailers move towards the end of 2020, returns will predictably increase. But just because retailers can predict this surge doesn’t mean managing it is easy.
We are the leader in Transportation Management for parcel shipping, providing an unmatched global multi-carrier network, predictive analytics, and full visibility into customer deliveries. Our software boosts parcel shipping efficiencies and other business KPIs for many of the world’s top manufacturers, retailers, and logistics providers.
Our flagship software, TME, is the world’s first single engine specifically designed for parcel shipping. With more than 8,500 carrier service integrations globally, TME provides carrier compliance, predictive analytics, and tracking on shipping from start to finish.