Industry Data Model

Parcel & Mail Delivery

Parcel mail delivery is the shipment of packages or mail as single shipments.

Parcel mail has a profound impact upon industry in the ability to deliver made-to-order goods, reduce inventory and support rapid replenishment of goods.

Parcel mail delivers 10% of the value of all goods and services produced in the US.

The parcel mail industry is especially sensitive to the prices and supply of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Price increases result in the increase in operating expenses as well as fuel surcharges, which are added and adjusted on a monthly basis to certain express or international services raising the prices for consumers.

Cost savings and increased customer value is derived from rapid transport, reliable delivery and the ability to transport discrete quantities as needed to the right destination at the right time.

Various macroeconomic factors that potentially affect this industry include legislation in the countries in which they operate such as emissions and fuel efficiency mandates.

The Parcel & Mail Delivery industry model set consists of Enterprise, Business Area, and Data Warehouse logical data models for companies and organizations operating in the commercial parcel and mail delivery industry.

The Parcel & Mail Delivery data models supports these objectives and integrates with the Transportation and Shipping industry models to provide a complete data and reporting architecture.

RoutingRate Schedules
Export ControlTerms and Conditions
Inventory and Storage