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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 28

2022

2022 - 2023 UPS & FedEx Peak Season Surcharges

Posted: Sep 28, 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 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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Jul 29

2022

10 Tips for Negotiating The Best UPS and FedEx Contracts

Posted: Jul 29, 2022

Editor's Note: This post has been updated with new links and content. Original Publication Date: December 18, 2018 If you’re reading this, you’re likely looking for answers to some very...

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Jul 25

2022

Regional Carriers

Posted: Jul 25, 2022

Using regional carriers can be an effective strategy to offset your UPS, FedEx and DHL costs and fill some of the gaps in your shipping network. If you need help in determining whether or not a regional carrier would benefit your business, ...

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