Parcel Shipping to Expand Through 2018

by Kevin O'Neill

Parcel shipments will increase by at least 20% by 2018.  Parcel shipping has a direct effect on business and new and improved technologies will provide businesses to optimize their parcel shipping operations, maximize efficiency and deliver the best possible customer experience.  Parcel industry stats:

  • 11.8 billion parcels were shipped in the US (2015)
  • US represents $85 billion in shipment spending
  • 9.4 billion parcels were shipped in Japan
  • 3 billion parcels shipped in Germany
  • North American parcel shipping increased 3.6% in 2015

Read more from BizReport on what is influencing the parcel shipping markets tremendous growth.

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Learn more about mezzanines, work platforms and other steel structures, and about trends in the material handling and industrial processing markets from our blog posts by Steele Solutions President Kevin O’Neill. Check out the blog archives for helpful advice on structure selection, siting and applications.

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