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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services Procurement Research Report | Published: Jun 2015

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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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The Letter & Parcel Delivery Services procurement report contains data and analysis of current and future trends when buying goods and services. IBISWorld’s in-depth procurement research is always presented in a logical and consistent format for easy reference throughout a company. The Letter & Parcel Delivery Services Procurement Research Report contains growth forecasts for a three-year outlook period and supplier profit benchmarks so your company can make the right purchasing decision.

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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Recent Price Trend

During the past three years, the letter and parcel delivery service market's prices have been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 4.8%. Price growth has been significant despite near stability in carriers' two main input costs, wages and fuel. Rather, demand increases have led to rising prices due to this market's concentrated structure. Also, rate increases from the USPS, which controls... purchase to read more

Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The cost of procuring letter and parcel delivery services is limited to the time spent identifying, selecting and ordering deliveries. The labor time required to package and drop off letters or parcels is also included within the total cost of ownership (TCO) and may be reduced through pickup services. While some suppliers require letter and parcel drop-off by the buyer, others may include free... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of letter and parcel delivery services. Suppliers, also called carriers or couriers in this report, transport mail and small packages domestically and from the United States to worldwide destinations. This report includes the US Postal Service (USPS) as well as couriers that operate internationally, nationally, regionally and locally. This report excludes general freight and logistics services for bulk items and heavy shipments (i.e. typically more than 150 pounds).

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