Melissa Priest is an expert in global small parcel negotiations and cost optimization. Melissa began her parcel career with FedEx over 20 years ago. During her tenure with FedEx, her strategic negotiating skills resulted in over $200mm in new revenue to FedEx. She was consistently ranked in the top 3% of sales globally and repeatedly attended President’s Club.
For the past 14+ years, Melissa has consulted with clients spending from $1mm to $1 billion on transportation and with annual parcel budgets of over $150mm globally. Melissa’s expertise includes: domestic and o shore parcel negotiation, USPS, regional and last mile parcel, contract optimization, carrier rationalization, strategic sourcing, parcel strategy and more.
More recently, with a passion for transportation and commitment to providing clients with outstanding results, Melissa founded Alexandretta Transportation Consulting. Alexandretta is a customer-focused, solution-based, results-driven, and is a certi ed Women’s Business Enterprise (wbe).