Peak season surcharges began in 2017 as a way for carriers to mitigate some of the costs during the heavy shipping season. Packages that require extra handling (i.e. additional handling, large package/oversize, and over maximum limits/unauthorized package) that get pushed into the carriers’ network create less efficiency; therefore, carriers seem to penalize shippers even more during the holiday season.
December 30, 2019 - Green Mountain Technology (GMT), a leading provider of Parcel Spend Management solutions, has been identified as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s December 2019 “Market Guide for Freight Audit and Payment Providers.”
A Senior Analyst from Cleveland Research shares the state of the transportation and parcel markets, highlighting results from market research on parcel cost inflation trends and brands’ expectations.