How Top Logistics Carriers Are Preparing for Peak Season 2023
As we approach the threshold of Peak Season 2023, the world of shipping and logistics is once again gearing up for its most exhilarating and demanding time of the year. In the world of package delivery, peak season is synonymous with heightened expectations, increased volumes, and the collective determination of top shipping carriers to keep the global supply chain running smoothly.
FedEx, DHL, United Parcel Service (UPS), United States Postal Service (USPS), Australia Post – these names are not just household brands; they are the logistics powerhouses that keep the wheels of commerce turning during the busiest time of the year. Every year, these giants and the likes of them go to great lengths to ensure they are well-prepared for the peak season ahead.
To get a sense of what's in store for this year's peak season, we asked representatives from the aforementioned carriers for their insights on the delivery sector's busiest stretch:
How was peak season 2022 like and what did they learn from it?
What will they be doing differently this year?
Any trends they foresee this season?
Join us as we explore how these industry leaders are setting the stage for yet another remarkable peak season and how their new (and improved) initiatives will shape the future of shipping and logistics.
FedEx: Delivering Excellence in Peak Season 2023
In preparation for peak season this year, FedEx will apply a fee to large customers facing volume spikes, effective from October 30, 2023, to January 14, 2024. The price per package for this surcharge varies, with rates ranging from $1.35 to $6.35 for Ground shipments and $2.40 to $7.40 for Express shipments. FedEx will also levy a surcharge for its Ground Economy services during the same period.
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