FedEx Ground could have made Sunday deliveries work if it stuck to its knitting, consultant says.
Unit responds to contractors’ cost concerns by partially ditching the controversial program.
UPS matched last year’s performance, while the Postal Service improved considerably, ShipMatrix says.
More parcel processing capacity and earlier holiday shopping schedules are key factors in the agency’s improvement, ShipMatrix says.
Some argue that Amazon lacks the integrated network to pull it off. But betting against the company has generally been a losing proposition.