Final mile delivery volumes continue to increase with parcel shipments expected to double by 2026. Meanwhile, carrier rates are rising because of constrained carrier capacity, driver shortages, and higher fuel costs. Consumers are demanding a wider variety of free delivery choices like same-day and over the threshold. Not to mention more sustainable deliveries.
If online sellers don’t make and meet these delivery promises and expectations, they will lose customer brand loyalty and will be unable to compete in the surging B2C eCommerce market.
This webinar is perfect for shippers looking to reduce costs and gain “Shipper of Choice” status in 2019. In the webinar the Cerasis team will cover The Current State of the Freight & Transportation Industry.
Disruptions continue to affect organizations, including inflation and energy crises. A common reaction to growing uncertainties is to put on hold or stop innovation initiatives, including reducing the use of innovation labs. Innovation labs are a unit within the organization whose mission is to devise novel ideas that can either disrupt or complement the rest of the organization.
Negotiating with suppliers is challenging even in the most favorable economic conditions. However, a unique set of compounding challenges like inflation, labor market shortage and global supply constraints are shrinking margins across the supply chain. Consequently, vendors are proposing renewal pricing increases ranging from 10% to as much as 30% in some cases.