Mike Erickson

Mike.Erickson@afms.com

Michael Erickson is president and CEO of AFMS Logistics Management Group, a Portland, OR-based consulting company that specializes in helping shippers negotiate carrier contracts.

Tips for Negotiating Your UPS and FedEx Carrier Contracts

| Mike Erickson

Because of all the changes with UPS and FedEx and the complexity in today’s carrier contracts, you need to do your due diligence in terms of shipping volumes, the value of your freight to the carriers and contract terms. These steps will help you better manage the negotiation and contract process to get the best terms possible.

Carrier Contracts

| Mike Erickson

AS A SHIPPER IN 2005, you’re likely to be saddled with extra costs from carriers. Thanks to technology advances, carriers now bill for services they physically