Blog: Rate Change

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...

U.S. Postal Service Announces New Pricing for 2021

October 22, 2020
Author: Demetri Smith

Attention Mailers: The USPS officially filed its proposed price changes with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on October 9. The changes are scheduled to take effect on January 24, 2021.

If approved, the new prices would mean a rate increase on some mail products, but no increase in the...

PRC Approves 2020 USPSĀ® 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...

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...

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