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UPS Announces Their 2021 Rate Change Prices

November 4, 2020

Rate change season is starting to rev up! On Oct 29, 2020, UPS® announced the list of services that will be affected by their 2021 rate change, effective on Dec 27, 2020. The list of affected services and increases are numerous. However, what we know of right now is that:

  • UPS® Ground, UPS...

PRC Approves 2020 USPS® Temporary Rates

September 11, 2020

On Sept. 4, 2020, the PRC approved the temporary rate changes submitted by USPS on Aug. 14, 2020. The change will apply to the rates of some of USPS's competitive shipping products. Right now, the most important information about this rate change is:

  • The rate change will apply to the...

2020 Vote by Mail Resources

August 17, 2020

With the primaries polls closed, it’s time to start preparing for the November general election. This election will be historic with close to 75% of registered voters being able to vote by mail this year, the highest it’s been in U.S. history. This large predicted turnout is due to many states...

FedEx Follows UPS in Adding Additional Domestic Delivery Surcharges

August 14, 2020

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USPS Operation Santa

December 11, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

 

Feeling in the giving spirit this holiday season?

Of course, you are! The USPS® Operation Santa is entering its 107th year and they are always looking for help.

 

What is Operation Santa? 

Operation Santa invites individuals or organizations to adopt letters to Santa from hopeful...

FedEx® Announces No Peak Surcharges and Gives a Sneak Peek at 2020 Rate Changes

September 26, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

Let's review the announcements for the quick takeaways and then unpack the details!

Takeaway: Holiday Shipping

FedEx® will not be applying additional holiday residential surcharges this season but there will be surcharges on packages that are oversized or require additional...

UPS Announces No Residential Peak Surcharges During Holiday Season

August 27, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

Quick takeaways

  • UPS® will not be applying additional peak surcharges for residential deliveries during the 2019 holiday season.
  • They will be applying peak surcharges for "large packages", over-maximum limit packages and those requiring additional handling.

What does this mean for your...

UPS® and FedEx® Start 7-Day Delivery

August 7, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

Big news for shippers of all sizes: Starting in January 2020 the UPS will deliver packages on Sunday.

This announcement came late last month and follows a similar announcement by FedEx who announced in May that they would begin extending their service to seven days a week next year. Per UPS,...

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