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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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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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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