Parcel shipping continues to grow in importance and value at the height of e-commerce demand.
As explained by Material Handling & Logistics, demand increases for more visibility, lower pricing on logistics, and faster deliveries. U.S. parcel carriers shipped 20 billion packages in 2020, and the profound dependency on logistics and industry developments is a focal point in successful supply chains.
To maintain success, shippers, and logistics service professionals (LSPs) must understand the top parcel shipping trends revolutionizing the industry.
Leading Parcel Shipping Trends Have a Common Thread of Increased Visibility
Companies Will Look to Lower Parcel Shipping Costs
Compliance with Regulations Will Continue to Affect Operating Costs
Increased Outsourcing, Crowd Shipping, Automation, and Mobility Form Another Digital Trend in Parcel Shipping
- Improved collaboration
- Reduced risks for delays or missed pickups
- Improved customer service levels
- A way to augment supply chain processes to meet the demands and growth of e-commerce directly