New UPS Ground Retail Rates: What You Should Know
Jun16

New UPS Ground Retail Rates: What You Should Know

UPS recently announced that UPS Ground retail rates will change, effective July 11, 2016. These changes apply to retail rates for UPS Ground service originating in the continental U.S. only. “The changes are designed to simplify the UPS Ground Retail rates and improve the competitiveness of UPS rates on the most frequently shipped UPS Ground packages,” UPS said in a June 10 email to customers. UPS has incorporated multiple surcharges...

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UPS and FedEx to Lower Minimum Measurements for Large-Shipment Surcharges in June
Jun01

UPS and FedEx to Lower Minimum Measurements for Large-Shipment Surcharges in June

Shipping larger packages using UPS or FedEx? It’s time to get your tape measure and your calculator.

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Negotiating USPS, FedEx and UPS Shipping Rates
Mar05

Negotiating USPS, FedEx and UPS Shipping Rates

Negotiating USPS, FedEx and UPS Shipping Rates Cost-effective shipping rates are mandatory for anyone selling online. In order to successfully compete and improve the customer experience, you need to do your homework and find the shipping mix that best suits the needs of your business. High-volume shippers can receive deeply discounted rates by negotiating prices with FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service®. Why? Shipping carriers...

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2016 USPS Rate Changes
Jan19

2016 USPS Rate Changes

The new USPS postage rates became effective on Sunday, January 17, 2016.  Below are some highlights on this rates change: – First Class Package rates had an average increase of 12.8%. – Priority Mail rates had an average increase of 9.4%. – Priority Mail Express rates had an average increase of 15.6%. – Parcel Select Non-Presort is now called Parcel Select Ground. – Priority Mail Regional Rate Box...

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Free Holiday Shipping Deadlines Calendar
Oct29

Free Holiday Shipping Deadlines Calendar

We know how hard you work to get packages to your customers on time. We’re here to help you do just that, so we created this calendar with holiday shipping deadlines for FedEx, UPS, and USPS. As you prepare for the biggest shipping season of the year, it’s a helpful reference with all the shipping deadlines and service closed dates in one place. Please feel free to print, post, and share this to help ensure smooth...

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Holiday Shipping Schedules

Most shipping carriers include Independence Day in their official holidays and offer their employees time off to celebrate. We’ve got the scoop on all the major carriers’ holiday schedules right here: FedEx  Friday, July 3rd: No FedEx Ground service is offered. Some offices and dropboxes may be closed or close early. Saturday July 4th: Some FedEx offices may be closed. Call your local office. FedEx Express, Ground, Freight, and Home...

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