Blog: Rate Change
FedEx® Is Raising Shipping Rates and Increasing Surcharges
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%.
It's Rate Change Season! Are you prepared?
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
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
Answers to Common USPS® Rate Change QuestionsPostal 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
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
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 with the...
Track the Rate Change Impact
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Demystifying DIM Weight for 2017
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...
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