Category: UPS

2019 US Holiday Shipping Deadlines

By on October 24, 2019

The Holidays are fast approaching bringing with them the challenge of ensuring that packages arrive to your customers in time for the celebrations.  To add to the challenge, as many as 40% of all shoppers do their shopping within the last 10 days of the season. Offering last-minute shoppers an option for express services can […]

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The High-Cost of Free Shipping Software

By on June 17, 2019

Carrier-provided software is free shipping software that allows you to ship packages to your customers. UPS WorldShip, FedEx Ship Manager, and USPS Click and Ship are 3 examples of this software, generously provided by their respective carriers. They are extremely popular and widely used among e-commerce companies. The big draw to these programs is that […]

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Are You Ready for USPS Dimensional Weight Pricing?

By on June 5, 2019

  The USPS will be implementing new postage rates on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Listed below are the highlights of the 2019 USPS changes: Dimensional Weight Pricing will go into effect across all USPS Postal Zones for Packages large than 1 Cubic Foot. First Class Mail International can only be used to send Documents, weighing less than 1lb. […]

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UPS and FedEx Shipping Refunds: Make Your Business More Profitable

By on February 21, 2019

Guest Author: Brian Gibbs of Refund Retriever Want to gain revenue and increase efficiency in your e-commerce business? Look no further than your shipping strategy when it comes to strengthening your profit thanks to UPS and FedEx shipping refunds gained from small parcel auditing and shipping refund credits. Multicarrier Shipping Strategy in 2019 With a […]

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UPS Adds Audit Fee for Shipping Charge Corrections

By on August 13, 2018

Have you ever accidentally forgot to weigh a shipment before it went, so you guesstimated? You were in a rush, had a dozen things to get done before lunch, and you decided to estimate. Although you may know your products pretty well and the costs of your shipments, you’re about to get charged by UPS […]

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UPS Increases Large Package Surcharges

By on July 31, 2018

If you’re an e-commerce seller or retailer who sells big products like sofas, tables, mattresses, and TVs, you might have noticed new surcharges from UPS when shipping these large items. UPS has started increasing their charges for Large Package Surcharges (LPS), plus increasing the Additional Handling Surcharge (AHS). Let’s take a closer look now at […]

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UPS Adds New Surcharge to Ground Shipping During Holidays

By on June 30, 2017

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 […]

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UPS to Deliver Ground Packages on Saturdays

By on April 21, 2017

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 […]

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Cut Costs with the ShipWorks UPS Savings Program

By on March 10, 2017

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 […]

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Holiday calendar makes shipping easier

By on November 3, 2016

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 […]

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