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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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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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Mar 10

2022

FedEx International Services Peak Surcharge Update

Posted: Mar 10, 2022

FedEx has updated its peak surcharges. Again. This time it’s for international services.  If you’re looking for the surcharge details, ...

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Nov 04

2021

UPS Sets Record Profits for a Year...in 9 Months

Posted: Nov 04, 2021

UPS recently announced they had their most profitable year ever - and there’s still a quarter of the year remaining! In just 9 months, “UPS has generated more operating profit than any full year in our history,” according to UPS CEO Carol Tome. Let that sink in the next time you’re paying your UPS invoices.  ...

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Sep 17

2021

FedEx 6% Late Payment Fee

Posted: Sep 17, 2021

In June 2021, FedEx implemented a new late payment fee of 6% for all U.S. FedEx Express and FedEx Ground customers who don’t pay their invoice within their agreement’s stated payment terms (which has historically been 14 days).  So, any Express or Ground customer that is past due on a payment will be cha...

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Sep 13

2021

Upcoming FedEx Surcharges: Here We Go Again (2021 Edition)

Posted: Sep 13, 2021

New FedEx surcharges are rolling out... again. First, some backstory. At the beginning of the year, FedEx announced that they were implementing peak season surcharges. And in June, they announced increases to thos...

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Sep 09

2021

UPS and FedEx Peak Holiday Shipping 2021

Posted: Sep 09, 2021

Shipping with UPS and FedEx continues to get more and more expensive - especially during the holidays.   Editor’s Note: We’ll continue to keep this post updated with new information as it’s released by UPS and FedEx throughout the peak holiday season. Bookmark this page and check back often to...

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May 26

2021

FedEx Announces A New Peak Surcharge Increase

Posted: May 26, 2021

A number of FedEx's services will be impacted by their most recent surcharge announcement. Effective June 21, 2021 – Peak Surcharges will increase and for some shippers, the increase will be stark. See below for peak surcharge increase details. ...

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