UPS prepares for peak; USA vs UPU – are carriers the winners?

UPS prepares for peak; USA vs UPU – are carriers the winners?

The USA has filed divorce papers with the UPU… but will parcel carriers be the real winners? Dean Maciuba, Managing Partner North America at Last Mile Experts, spoke with me in the immediate aftermath of the USA’s announcement.

  • The domestic news that helped trigger the USA’s decision
  • Could the carriers benefit?

More detailed analysis and opinion on this topic coming next week!

Cathy Morrow Roberson, founder at Logistics Trends and Insights, joins me to discuss how UPS is preparing for peak season, including:

  • Expanding interactive delivery management tool UPS My Choice to new markets
  • The new sorting centre and expanded parcel sorting capacity
  • Hiring surge for peak season

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About The Author

Ian Kerr

Ian Kerr is the founder and host of the Postal Hub Podcast. He has presented at many prominent postal and delivery events, and has contributed articles to Post&Parcel, the Mail & Express Review as well as chapters in Reinventing the post (2013) and Exploring New Frontiers: Reshaping the postal industry (2018).

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