Blog: Rate Change

USPS Announces Temporary Rate Change for October 2020

August 21, 2020

On August 14, 2020, the USPS announced that they were going to implement a “time-limited” commercial pricing only rate change for some of their competitive shipping products. Note that retail rates will not be affected.

While surprise rate changes can put stress on your shipping budget and...

UPS Announces 2020 Rate Increase and New Shipping Fees

December 11, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

The major carrier is increasing rates by 4.9% and adding some shipping fees to watch out for

How much are the rates increasing? 

UPS announced it’s 2020 rate increase last month that will take effect right before the new year on December 29, 2019. This change includes an average increase for...

USPS Priority MailĀ® Rates 2020

November 6, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

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Find out how Priority Mail® and Priority Mail® Flat Rate prices are changing

The USPS recently announced its proposed rate changes for 2020. The Priority Mail rates are going up but there are 3 ways that your business can save: 

  1. Rate Shopping
  2. Commercial Based Pricing
  3. Flat Rate Boxes 
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Three Key Takeaways from the 2020 USPS Postal Rate Announcement

October 15, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

Prepare your business and find out what rates are changing in the New Year 

Great news for mailers! The USPS® is keeping stamp prices the same this year. However, you will see increases to Priority Mail® and Priority Mail Express®. Read below for all three significant takeaways!    

 

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The Top 3 Ways to Avoid DIM Shipping Costs

July 8, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

When it comes to avoiding dimensional (DIM) weight pricing the key is to work smarter, not harder! Dimensional weight pricing is used by the major carriers including the USPS® to limit the number of large, lightweight packages that take up a lot of delivery space. This pricing model can sneak...

Dimensional (DIM) Weight FAQs

May 14, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

The USPS® announced that starting June 23, 2019, they will start calculating parcel prices based on the parcel's size rather than its weight. This is done by calculating a parcel's dimensional weight. We've received a lot of questions about dimensional weight and how to calculate it this past...

New 2019 Certified Mail ® Costs

February 5, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

Get up to speed on the new postal rates for USPS Certified Mail, and learn how you can save money as a small business. 

Webinar: New Shipping Rates Explained

December 27, 2018

The new rates and surcharges from the three major carriers—USPS®, UPS®, and FedEx®—can directly affect your business's bottom line. Get ahead of the curve and learn how to navigate the new rates with our shipping experts. Listen in to learn what’s new, where you can save, and how to prepare.

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