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In the absence of this year’s Summit, we are hosting two webinars that will provide relevant and valuable content amidst this time of crisis. We will welcome Cleveland Research Center’s Senior Analyst, Chris Johnson, to share information about the state of the transportation market, including the economic impacts of COVID-19. The second webinar will present the findings of our annual Benchmark Report, highlighting data around the latest parcel trends and top challenges shippers are facing.

May 13th & 14th
10:30am CST | 11:30am EST
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Transportation Trends and the Impact of COVID-19

May 13th at 10:30am CST | 11:30am EST

Where are the transport markets heading in 2020 and 2021?

The COVID-19 outbreak has had wide-ranging impacts across the transportation industry and overall economy, both positive and negative. In this presentation, Chris will share insights around COVID-19 impacts across various economic sectors, and how this affects trajectories moving forward. He will translate these impacts into what it means for the transportation and parcel markets, highlighting results from GMT’s market research on parcel cost inflation trends and brands’ expectations.


Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson, Senior Analyst, Cleveland Research Company 

Leading Insights from GMT’s Annual Parcel Benchmark Report 

May 14th at 10:30am CST | 11:30am EST

How does your shipping strategy compare to your peers? What are the most urgent challenges shippers are facing? What key strategic initiatives are they prioritizing? What are the satisfaction levels of peak season performance by carrier? 

In our fifth annual Benchmark Report, we partnered with Cleveland Research to survey the largest shippers in the U.S. to gain answers and insight across brand positioning, competitive environment, customer shipping policies, cost inflation, and much more. In this presentation, get a first look at data from the 2020 Benchmark Report and gain insight into the latest trends shaping the parcel industry. 



Aaron Guild

Director of Strategic Solutions, Green Mountain Technology

John Lebowitz

Distinguished Faculty Fellow, University of Tennessee Haslam Global Supply Chain Institute