UPS in the spotlight, with Dean Maciuba (Last Mile Experts)

UPS in the spotlight, with Dean Maciuba (Last Mile Experts)

Dean Maciuba, Managing Partner North America for Last Mile Experts, joins me to analyse recent announcements from UPS, including:

  • Labour rates
  • New employee contract, and new classes of drivers
  • Hiring temporary workers for peak season
  • The tight US labour market
  • The UPS Access Point (PUDO) network, and delivery efficiencies
  • Amazon volumes – profitability and threats
  • FedEx strategy, including profitability of ground shipments and residential deliveries
  • B2B deliveries, delivery density, and profitability
  • Amazon Delivery Partners – what’s the future for UPS?

This week’s episode is sponsored by Onfleet.

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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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