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FedEx Follows UPS in Adding Additional Domestic Delivery Surcharges
- FedEx® added multiple Peak Surcharges to be applied as of June 8th, following UPS's example in late May 2020.
- FedEx's additional surcharges apply to their SmartPost®, oversized, and domestic residential packages.
- UPS’s additional surcharges apply to their Ground...
USPS Operation Santa
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
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
- 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
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,...
FedEx to Start Offering 7 Day Service
We buy online every day, regardless if it is a weekend or not! FedEx president COO Raj Subramaniam said in last week’s interview with CNBC, that FedEx wants to meet that 24/7 need with seven-day delivery service starting in January 2020.
You heard that right, FedEx will now begin delivering on...
Update on the New USPS® Rates:
Navigate the New Mailing and Shipping Prices
On Tuesday, November 13th, the PRC (Postal Regulatory Commission) approved the proposed USPS® postage rates. Changes to the cost of postage stamps, Certified Mail®, Priority Mail®, and more, will go into effect January 27, but your business can start...
UPS® Announces 4.9 Percent Rate Increase on Parcels
UPS just announced that their new shipping rates will go into effect shortly after the holiday season on December 26, 2018. On average UPS rates will go up 4.9% for Ground, Air and International services, just like their counterpart FedEx, whose rates are scheduled to go into effect January...
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