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Parcel Shipping and Handling Costs

Parcel shipping and handling costs have a much bigger impact on sales than shippers realize. According to David K. Williams of Forbes magazine, up to 63 percent of customers abandon online shopping carts when they see higher-than-expected shipping charges. This emphasizes the importance of setting the right parcel shipping and handling costs.

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Parcel Shipping Analytics

It’s Time To Take A Closer Look At Your Parcel Shipping Costs
eCommerce is driving the demand for smaller, more frequent last-mile deliveries. As a result, parcel rates are soaring at more than twice the rate of inflation. At the same time, consumer expectations for free shipping and more delivery options are increasing, largely reinforced by Amazon.

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Reduce Parcel Shipping

Thomasholmes is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Guide to Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs thru Effective Transportation Management Practices” white paper!

Parcel shipping processes reflect some of the most labor- and time-intensive aspects of modern shipping strategies.

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parcel shipping spend

Thomasholmes is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Wonderful World of Managing Parcel Shipping Spend” white paper!

This is a must read for those who want to reduce costs in parcel shipping and increase overall proficiency in parcel shipping spend management! Get a free copy of the white paper by filling out the form to the right.

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Parcel Hundredweight Programs

An effective logistics management program takes all factors into account to make the best freight shipping decision. Unfortunately, carrier programs, like parcel hundredweight programs, blur the lines between shipment types even further. Instead of choosing strict parcel or less than truckload, shippers have the option of these programs to keep costs down.