Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Strategy: The Ultimate Guide

The shipping experience now defines the shopping experience.

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Today’s supply chain landscape has presented shippers with a complex set of challenges. From responding to growing consumer demand of 2-day shipping at little to no cost, to increasing communication with customers with real-time updates on the status of their orders, and capacity restraints from major carriers limiting shipping volume. Shippers are faced with no easy task to simply fulfill their customers’ orders.

For many years, companies negotiated exclusive shipping contracts with major carriers to handle all their parcel shipping. As e-commerce continues to evolve and the volume of parcels shipped daily reaches unprecedented numbers, capacity restraints and strict contracts from major carriers are putting shippers in a jam...

So how do shippers efficiently get packages into the hands of customers and fulfill delivery expectations? Diversify.

Single-carrier shipping is no longer sustainable.

Onboarding additional carriers and implementing a dynamic, multi-carrier shipping strategy is how shippers will achieve long-term success.

In this guide, we’ll cover key success elements of a multi-carrier shipping strategy and how you can turn this cost of doing business into a competitive advantage.