Big Operational Changes Needed for Holiday 2014

Jan 30, 2014 2:01 PM  By

Big Changes are on the Way…Soon

holiday_shipping_300“What 2013 made abundantly clear is that the future of parcel shipping is hazy. Both retailers and carriers say that they will make adjustments to ensure that similar problems are avoided next year. And while next Christmas seems a ways off, in terms of solving a problem of this magnitude, it might as well be tomorrow.

“This means changes – potentially large-scale ones – are on the way, and soon. Whether it’s as simple as retailers backing off those last-minute turnaround times, or as complex as carriers strengthening infrastructure enough to weather the next holiday storm, the implications are as uncertain as they are unprecedented.” – Brandon Staton, Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Transportation Impact