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Lunch & Learn Webinar: Small Parcel Market Update

  • 12/09/2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual


Small Parcel Market Update:

Capturing the Current Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

When: Thursday, December 9th, 2021 - Noon-1:00pm

Where: Virtual (Registrants will be sent a link prior to the event)

UPS and FedEx have delivered record quarterly earnings results for shareholders over the last year.  They remain "laser focused on Revenue Quality and Yield Improvement." 

Please join the Traffic Club of the Lehigh Valley for another edition of our complimentary Virtual Lunch & Learn Series!  Small parcel expert, Jim Merrill, will be providing an overview of the annual rate increases, new surcharges and UPS and FedEx network challenges to expect.  

Some additional topics that will be covered in this webinar:

  • Parcel shippers are facing significant price headwind in a critical indirect vendor category.
  • Alternative carrier options are limited in today’s marketplace.
  • Market price headwinds are not estimated to soften until early 2023.
  • Carriers 2022 rate increase details the most significant in the last 8 years.
  • What can shippers do to mitigate unnecessary parcel costs.

Learn how you and your company can proactively navigate through the small parcel marketplace in 2022 and beyond.

About the presenter:

Jim began his parcel logistics carrier back in 1988 in Manhattan when he joined Airborne Express as a Sales Representative.  He held positions as District Sales Manager and Regional VP Sales before leaving Airborne to become a Parcel Consultant.  Jim has spend the last 20 years in the consulting field, and currently represents Platinum Circle Partners as VP of Client Solutions.  PCP offers parcel & LTL expense mitigation expertise through Business Intelligence, World Class Audit, and Analytics tools for cost optimization.  Transportation Insight recently made a significant equity investment in Platinum Circle as they recognized their 360 Degree Parcel Control.

Traffic Club of the Lehigh Valley

PO Box 91362

Allentown PA, 18109

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