Dave Sullivan


David Sullivan is the Director of Pricing and Analytics for Shipware, LLC. He has more than 18 years of experience in logistics and transportation with previous positions at Transportation Insight, BirdDog Solutions, APX Logistics and RR Donnelley Logistics. Most recently Dave was an integral part of the consulting team at BirdDog (now part of Transportation Insight) where he helped clients achieve significant cost savings through contract, rate, mode and network optimization over the past 10 years. He also has extensive experience in LTL contract and rate structure, parcel network design and contract negotiation.

FedEx Ground driver

Breaking Down the Latest FedEx Rate Increases

| Dave Sullivan

The FedEx/UPS near duopoly has allowed the two large carriers to control marketplace pricing for years, echoing each other’s rate hikes and impacting parcel shippers both small and large. Find out about the latest increases from FedEx, how they compare to UPS, and how they will impact shippers as of Sept. 3.

An Analysis of UPS 2018 General Rate Increase and Other Changes

| Dave Sullivan

Effective Dec. 24 (yes, you read that correctly), rates for UPS Ground, UPS Air and International services as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will increase an average of 4.9%. Here’s an analysis of UPS’s changes and the impact they will have on parcel shippers.