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Oct 27

2022

2023 UPS and FedEx Rate Increase

Posted: Oct 27, 2022

UPS and FedEx are increasing rates by 6.9% for 2023. For FedEx, this is the biggest year-over-year increase in its history! UPS hasn’t increased its rates this much in over a decade! That's why we keep ending sentences with exclamation points! <<Deep breath. Stick to the facts.>> The UPS rate increase is effective Decemb...

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Oct 26

2022

2022 - 2023 UPS & FedEx Peak Season Surcharges

Posted: Oct 26, 2022

Every year there’s a spike in residential deliveries during the holidays. As a result, the carriers make adjustments to their networks. And to ensure they’re as profitable as ever, both UPS and FedEx implement “Peak” surcharges. That means it’s going to cost you a whole lot more to ship packages through the holidays. Even the U.S. Postal Service has announced proposed temporary "rate ...

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Oct 11

2022

How To Optimize Every UPS or FedEx Shipment for Delivery Speed and Cost

Posted: Oct 11, 2022

It's no secret that eCommerce businesses rely on shipping to get their products to their customers. Captain Obvious reporting for duty! And while shipping is a necessary part of doing business, it can also be a major expense. That's why it's important to optimize your shipments to ensure that you're getting the best possible value for your money. What you're paying UPS, FedEx or ANY OTHE...

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Sep 30

2022

What Are UPS and FedEx Address Correction Fees?

Posted: Sep 30, 2022

Freight and parcel carriers, especially the UPS/FedEx duopoly, are really clever in how they squeeze profit from their customers. Accessorial fees are one of the largest profit generators for the carriers. Every UPS or FedEx invoice is littered with costly add-ons aka accessorial fees.  And most customers simply pay it. It’s accepted as the cost of doing busin...

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Sep 21

2022

Send Costs Packing: The Ultimate [and free] Shipping Cost Reduction Resource

Posted: Sep 21, 2022

The Send Costs Packing method outlines a number of cost savings strategies and tactics that any shipper can apply to control and reduce what they’re paying for shipping services. We’ll be rolling out this ten-part series (!) over the course of a few weeks, so be sure to check back regularly for new and updated informati...

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