Parcel shipping services will be in high demand for peak holiday season as more consumers are shopping online in the midst of COVID. And a new wave of peak surcharges from major carriers poses a significant burden for ecommerce shippers – and they’ve already hit. Here are ways to mitigate the costs coming into peak season.
Jennifer Doles is senior manager, transportation, at Saddle Creek Logistics Services, an omnichannel supply chain solutions provider. Based at the company’s headquarters in Lakeland, Fla., she helps to oversee more than 55 million parcel shipments annually with a focus on providing the lowest cost and best service for clients. Doles’ knowledge of the parcel industry and carrier management has been instrumental in building a best-in-class transportation offering for Saddle Creek’s parcel clients. Doles joined Saddle Creek in 2012. Previously, she served as controller for a small entrepreneurial company.