Monthly Archives: December 2015

Peak Season Employment Recap

The U.S. Postal Service, United Parcel Service and FedEx expect a year-end surge in parcel delivery, fueled by booming online shopping during the holiday season. This translates into delivering 4 billion packages this year, a 13% increase over the same peak season 2014. One issue last year was how carriers failed to deliver packages by… Read more »

U.S. Ports to See Modest Growth in 2016

After a five per cent growth in 2015, it appears that U.S. ports will slow slightly to only three per cent in 2016, according to Moody’s investors Service. As demand for American exports weakens, the US dollar remains strong and inventories remain high, the container volumes that sky-rocketed last year will begin to taper off…. Read more »