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Blog: Rate Change

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.

UPS® Announces 4.9 Percent Rate Increase on Parcels

December 11, 2018

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...

USPS® Rate Change FAQs

November 5, 2018

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Answers to Common USPS® Rate Change Questions

Over the past few months, we've received a lot of questions regarding the new USPS postal rates. We understand how a few cents per letter can impact the bottom line for your business!

Postal rate change can be stressful for any business....

FedEx® Is Raising Shipping Rates and Increasing Surcharges

November 5, 2018

On the heels of the recent USPS® postal rate change—that increased First-Class Mail stamps by a record 10%—is FedEx®, making rate changes of their own. FedEx is increasing the rates of two of their main services, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery, by an average of 4.9%.

This incremental...

It's Rate Change Season! Are you prepared?

January 17, 2018
Author: Bill Bonato

With the holiday shipping season finally behind us, it's time to regroup and review all of the recent and upcoming carrier rate changes. This past fall UPS and FedEx both announced their annual rate and policy changes, which are now in effect. The USPS is about to follow suit with their...

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...

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...

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...

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