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Controlling Shipping Expenses in a Carrier’s Market

If your business relies on UPS & FedEx, chances are your ‘spidey’ senses are tingling. With demand (packages needing to be shipped) far exceeding supply (UPS’s and FedEx’s ability to deliver packages while honoring service guarantees), limited options, and a lack of competition, the small parcel industry is in the throes of a carrier’s market. ...

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2021 FedEx Price Increase

Have you heard about the FedEx price increase for 2021? On September 14th, 2020, FedEx announced their annual rate increase. As usual, it goes into effect the first week of the New Year. In this case, that’s January 4th, 2021. ...

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2021 UPS & FedEx General Price Increase

UPS and FedEx announced a General Price Increase (GPI) of 4.9% for 2021, which means your shipping rates with both carriers will be more expensive come January. This increase comes after a turbulent year for shippers – and a historically profitable year for UPS and FedEx. ...

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Holiday Shipping Guide: Shipping Deadline Dates

It’s a modern-day Christmas morning dilemma. You found the perfect gift online. You’re excited to see their reaction when they open it on Christmas morning. You place the order and keep your fingers crossed that it’ll be delivered on time. There’s no guarantee, but you take the chance. Then doubt starts to kick-in and you second guess your decision. “Mayb...

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UPS 2021 Rate Increase Announcement

This week, UPS announced their 2021 rate increase, which will be made effective in January of 2021. OFFICIAL UPS ANNOUNCEMENT This announcement comes almost two months after FedEx announced its 2021 rate increase. ...

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