Executive Briefings

Managing Your Parcel Shipping Spend

Parcel shipping has grown dramatically over the past two decades, but many companies have neither the time or technology to manage parcel spend effectively, says Jim Jacobs. As a result, they are turning increasingly to third parties and to parcel management solutions, which can reduce spending in this category by anywhere from 8 to 30 percent. Jacobs explains the parcel management strategies employed by his company, Green Mountain Consulting. [Run Time (Min:) 8:53]

Parcel shipping has grown dramatically over the past two decades, but many companies have neither the time or technology to manage parcel spend effectively, says Jim Jacobs. As a result, they are turning increasingly to third parties and to parcel management solutions, which can reduce spending in this category by anywhere from 8 to 30 percent. Jacobs explains the parcel management strategies employed by his company, Green Mountain Consulting. [Run Time (Min:) 8:53]