FedEx & UPS Peak Season Surcharges
Oct01

FedEx & UPS Peak Season Surcharges

For the second year in a row, UPS and FedEx will enforce peak season surcharges that will impact shipping costs for e-commerce businesses this holiday season. Peak season charges are here to stay, and there is no getting around this so let’s dive into the details.   FedEx Fortunately, FedEx will not apply peak season surcharges to most residential deliveries, except for packages that are oversized, unauthorized, or those that...

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New FedEx Unauthorized Package Charge
Sep20

New FedEx Unauthorized Package Charge

Staying on top of shipping charges is one of the most important ways to make sure you’re protecting your e-commerce profit margins. If you’ve ever been hit with a mysterious charge related to a “Ground Unauthorized Package,” you know what we’re talking about. If you don’t know about Ground Unauthorized Packages yet, you’ll want to get up-to-speed on FedEx’s new 2018 charges. As of September 3, 2018, FedEx announced new pricing for...

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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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Save Money on FedEx & UPS by Automatically Auditing Your Shipments
Nov21

Save Money on FedEx & UPS by Automatically Auditing Your Shipments

This is a guest post from our friends at Refund Retriever, an auditing system that identifies issues and over-charges that occurred with shipments, applies for refunds, and verifies those refunds are credited back to the customer. Refund Retriever is integrated with ShipWorks and customers can sign-up for free.   Did you know that each package you send out is guaranteed to arrive on time or it’s free?  The holidays present a different...

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FedEx One Rate, New Integrations and More! Now Available in ShipWorks 3.9.4
Aug26

FedEx One Rate, New Integrations and More! Now Available in ShipWorks 3.9.4

Great news! ShipWorks version 3.9.4 is available and it includes tons of new features you’re going to love like FedEx One Rate, FedEx Electronic Trade Documents, and several new integrations. Here’s a quick overview of what’s in version 3.9.4: FedEx One Rate is a simple, flat rate pricing option that does not require you to weigh or measure shipments under 50 lbs. FedEx One Rate pricing includes FedEx Express packaging, 1-, 2-, or...

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Tips and Tricks: Configuring FedEx
Jun18

Tips and Tricks: Configuring FedEx

The FedEx support in ShipWorks offers users the ability to process shipments in bulk and saves time by eliminating the need to manually cut and paste or export information into other shipping tools. This video tutorial walks through the initial setup and configuration steps required to start shipping with FedEx in ShipWorks....

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