Insights, Trends & Benchmarks

2018 Holiday Shipping Spotlight

The 2018 holiday shopping season is off to the races with exciting growths in shipments and fast delivery. With 165 million shoppers and a 239% growth in all shipment modes, this peak season is already setting record highs. Discover the statistics.

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Last Mile Delivery: What Shoppers Want & How to Save Retail

With never-ending news of major retail bankruptcies, the word “apocalypse” seemed to echo across every media outlet this year. As brands aim to up-end major competition and ever-rising consumer demands, we asked over 1,500 consumers the how, what, and why of their delivery experiences.

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Prepping for peak: A delivery action guide for retail

Ensure the best customer delivery experience every time. Download our action guide to learn how to identify common retail shipping exceptions, know when and how to react, and fill in a worksheet to personalize the action plan to your organization.

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eBook: A Guide to Creating Freight RFPs

In the Age of Amazon, shippers face numerous challenges as both transportation costs and and consumer demands rise. In this Freight RFPs 101 eBook, learn how to marry customer service and cost, addressing and mastering these topics the moment your carrier contracts begin. Use our free freight RFP template to reduce your carrier costs, and understand which questions to ask your team to optimize carrier mix according to your own customers' demands.

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Delivery Statistics for Medical Devices

As medical device supply chain leaders must manage an ever-growing courier network, time-sensitive supply demands, and a trend towards consumerization of medical supply distribution -- a la Amazon. Explore how the market of medical devices has exploded in growth the past few years and how it impacts supply chain.

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Retail Delivery Statistics

Convey has compiled a list of retail delivery statistics, outlining online shopping behavior. Uncover the latest stats here from top retail surveys such as the NRF, UPS, and more.

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Congressional Hearing: Tech’s Impact on Retail Operations

On March 7, 2018 Convey participated in a congressional hearing reviewing the impact of emerging technology on retail operations and logistics. The goal of this hearing was to brief the house subcommittee on digital commerce and consumer protection on the trends impacting the rise of online shopping and how those trends impact transportation in particular and the rise of various types of risks to consumers as a result.

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