ShipMatrix data points to strong carrier performance for start of holiday delivery season

With the holiday shopping season officially in full swing, data issued this week by ShipMatrix, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based SJ Consulting, showed that major parcel carriers, including UPS, FedEx, the United States Postal Service (USPS), and global e-commerce titan Amazon, have started strong for delivery of online items for the week ending December 1, which included both Thanksgiving and Black Friday.