Blog: Rate Change

2018 USPS® Rate Change FAQs

November 28, 2017

Answers to Common USPS® Rate Change Questions

Postal rate change can be stressful for any business. Knowing what to expect is the first step in being prepared for when the next update occurs. Download this quick guide, Postal Rate Change FAQs: Reasons for the USPS® Rate Change and How to...

Forever and a Penny: The Stamp Price Increase

November 28, 2017

We’ve heard a lot this year about the possibility of a higher stamp price, and even wrote about some of the implications and possible rationale behind this decision in our previous blog posts, The Stamp Price Power Play and A Penny For Your Postage?.

The price increase we’ve all been talking...

USPS® Proposed January Rate Change

November 1, 2017

On Friday, October 6, 2017, the United States Postal Service® (USPS®) submitted their proposed rate change cases for both the Market Dominant and Competitive product price lists to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), both with an intended effective date of Sunday, January 21, 2018 at...

Rate Change Realities

August 23, 2017

How Will the Latest Rate Change Impact Your Business?

 

First-Class® Mail Parcels (Retail) Getting the Boot

If your business relies on First-Class® Mail Parcels (Retail), you will need to adjust your process… For postage meter users, it’s important to make sure your system is updated...

Track the Rate Change Impact

August 21, 2017

Take Advantage of This Limited Time Offer for NeoStats Enhanced

 

NeoStats does more than just track your postage spend by mail class and department, NeoStats Enhanced offers detailed weight break reporting, so you can keep track of the impact of the USPS® rate change for retail...

Demystifying DIM Weight for 2017

December 20, 2016
Author: Contributed by Krish Iyer

Admittedly, DIM Weight policy is not the easiest comprehensible aspect of shipping. The recent DIM weight policy changes by major shipping carriers FedEx and UPS have further compounded the confusion surrounding DIM weight for shippers. Let us break-down the major 2017 DIM weight changes in...

FedEx, UPS Amend Money Back Guarantee Policies on Holiday Late Deliveries

November 30, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Usually, when a UPS or FedEx package is delivered after the guaranteed time, you are entitled to a refund credit for the shipping charges. Though these refunds are not automatic but are only given upon request, customers are entitled to them under both carriers’ money back guarantee...

UPS® Changes DIM Policy to Align Closely with FedEx's

November 21, 2016
Author: Krish Iyer

Shippers now have another change to keep their thumb on for 2017.  UPS® recently announced a change to their DIM policy that more closely aligns with FedEx’s recent change to the measurement of Dimensional Weight.  Currently, both carriers use a calculation of length x width x height divided by...

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