Coping with Carrier Late Fee Penalties
Aug18

Coping with Carrier Late Fee Penalties

Recently, a small parcel audit client signed a new contract with UPS without any assistance. They based their contract negotiations off of the previous UPS contract, and just asked for better discount rates. While this is a whole other topic that deserves its own blog post, they did not look at the whole contract, and were soon shipping about 20 percent of their UPS SurePost packages without any discount at all. Dimensional weight...

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ShipWorks to Support New USPS Automated Package Verification Program

Update: This article has been edited to reflect the new launch date of August 15 for the Automated Package Verification program. Effective August 15, 2017, the USPS will be starting a new program called the Automated Package Verification program to handling underpaid and overpaid packages being delivered to U.S. addresses.  This program only applies to packages and does not apply to envelopes or flats. Under the new Automated Package...

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UPS Adds New Surcharge to Ground Shipping During Holidays
Jun30

UPS Adds New Surcharge to Ground Shipping During Holidays

The holiday season may seem like it’s a lifetime away, but some recent news may get you thinking now about your shipping strategy for the upcoming season. UPS recently announced new peak surcharges applicable during defined periods in November and December that are “designed to enable UPS to continue to provide best-in-class value to customers while offsetting some of the additional expenses incurred during significant volume surges,”...

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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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Cut Costs with the ShipWorks UPS Savings Program
Mar10

Cut Costs with the ShipWorks UPS Savings Program

Is UPS part of your shipping strategy? If so, get ready to start saving on shipping! We’re excited to announce the new ShipWorks UPS Savings Program, available exclusively to ShipWorks customers. While UPS typically extends discounts to higher-volume shippers, the ShipWorks UPS Savings Program is a great opportunity for all shippers to get discounts with UPS, no matter their shipping volume. The more you ship with UPS, the more you...

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