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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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IBISWorld’s Letter & Parcel Delivery Services procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Letter & Parcel Delivery Services to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.

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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 risen at an estimated annualized rate of 3.9%. Price growth has been significant despite near stability in carriers' wage costs as a share of revenue and sharp declines in fuel prices. Rather, demand increases have led to rising prices due to this market's concentrated structure. Also, rate... 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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