UPS to Deliver Ground Packages on Saturdays
Apr21

UPS to Deliver Ground Packages on Saturdays

UPS announced the company will start delivering Ground packages on Saturdays, starting in April 2017. The new service will also allow for packages to be picked up on Saturdays, allowing shippers to expedite delivery to their ecommerce buyers earlier in the week. Packages picked up on Saturdays can now travel across many shipping zones and be delivered on Monday or Tuesday. These moves are in response to growing demand from ecommerce...

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Best Rate – Easily Compare Shipping Carrier Rates
Mar17

Best Rate – Easily Compare Shipping Carrier Rates

Shipping rates and services are always changing. In the last year alone, we’ve seen shipping rate changes, updates to fee structures for larger parcels, dimensional weight divisor changes and more. With an ever-evolving shipping landscape, it can be hard to know which carrier and services can provide the best service for the lowest cost. Don’t despair, because ShipWorks can help simplify what can be a frustrating and time-consuming...

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UPS, FedEx and USPS Shipping Rate Increases for 2017
Nov28

UPS, FedEx and USPS Shipping Rate Increases for 2017

We know your head’s still in the holiday shipping mindset, but we wanted to let you know about some of the shipping rate increases that USPS, FedEx and UPS are implementing in the new year. Wondering what the following changes mean for your business? As with any rate increase, this serves as a wonderful opportunity to review your shipping strategy to ensure you’re getting the best possible rates. ShipWorks will continue to provide the...

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Holiday calendar makes shipping easier
Nov03

Holiday calendar makes shipping easier

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – holiday shipping season! Holiday sales are expected to increase by 3.6 percent, to $655.8 billion, this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual consumer spending survey. With that kind of money on the table, ecommerce businesses need to make sure they’ve fully prepared for a busy couple of months. We’ve created a handy Holiday Shipping Calendar, which includes important...

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Service alerts and where to find them
Sep12

Service alerts and where to find them

Flooding in Louisiana, a hurricane headed for Florida, wildfires in California — Whether due to natural disasters or other issues like labor disputes, there are certain times where your shipment can’t get from point A to point B as planned. Here’s a quick refresher on where to learn about current service alerts. FedEx FedEx uses its Service Alerts page to notify customers about service interruptions as issues arise, and notes...

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USPS Service and Price Changes Go Into Effect Aug. 28
Aug11

USPS Service and Price Changes Go Into Effect Aug. 28

The United States Postal Service® plans to implement a trio of changes to its products and services on Aug. 28, 2016. Here are the details about what’s changing.

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