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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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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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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Are You Ready For UPS & FedEx Dimensional Weight Pricing?
Dec17

Are You Ready For UPS & FedEx Dimensional Weight Pricing?

  UPS and FedEx will begin charging by dimensional weight on December 29 and January 1, respectively. Instead of charging by weight alone, packages will now be charged according to size. This means that box dimensions are now more (or equally) as important as weight. Industry experts predict that approximately one-third of all packages will be affected by this change. Are you ready? We’ve talked about it before, but this is a BIG...

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Holiday Shipping Dates for UPS, USPS and FedEx
Dec19

Holiday Shipping Dates for UPS, USPS and FedEx

Holiday “ship by” dates are here! We’ll help you make sure your packages arrive on time with this free, printable calendar.  P.S. Today is the last day to ship FedEx Express Saver for delivery on or before December 25...

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Tips & Tricks: Print a UPS End of Day Profit and Loss Shipping Report
Nov26

Tips & Tricks: Print a UPS End of Day Profit and Loss Shipping Report

What’s your shipping profit and loss? Do you know? There is a very easy way to pull this data in ShipWorks so you can always know how you’re doing and make smart business decisions. Reports are free with ShipWorks, and they’re available whenever you need them. Here’s how to print an end of day report: 1. Select all orders (Ctr +A) in your “End of Day” filter. If you don’t have an “End of...

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