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Mar 31


FedEx Announces 8.3% SmartPost Rate Increase

Posted: Mar 31, 2015

Update: The USPS has postponed its rate increase that was scheduled for 4/26/2015, and FedEx has followed suit.  FedEx has just announced the second SmartPost rate increase of 2015. Effective April 27, SmartPost rates will increase by 8.3%. The increase was brought about by a recent postage increase announcement by USPS. Shippers who have negotiated a general rate incre...

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Nov 09


Model Cargo Ships and More!

Posted: Nov 09, 2014

Since the dawn of mankind's exploration of the water, ships and other watercraft have been a prominent feature of daily life. They embody both the tangible economic benefits of transportation and commerce and the promise and excitement of travel and discovery. Throughout history craftsmen have sought to capture these qualities by making model representations of ships and boats. Model ship build...

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Oct 27


2015 FedEx & UPS Rate Increases Announced

Posted: Oct 27, 2014

In the wake of the dimensional weight announcements earlier this year, both carriers have recently announced their General Rate Increases for 2015.  The high level changes are as follows:   FedEx - Effective January 5, 2015 Express (package and freight) standard list rates will ...

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Aug 07


Source Consulting Named One of Best Places to Work in Orange County

Posted: Aug 07, 2014

Irvine, CA - Source Consulting is pleased to announce its placement as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Orange County. Source Consulting is ranked #11 amongst all small companies in Orange County, CA. The ranking of the winning companies was released via a special section of the Orange County Business Journal’s July 28t...

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Jun 25


UPS Announces 2015 DIM Price Increase

Posted: Jun 25, 2014

Six weeks ago FedEx announced what will likely be the single largest rate increase on record for many shippers.  As predicted, UPS announced that they are following FedEx’s lead.  Effective Monday, December 29, 2014, UPS will impose dimensional weight (DIM) pricing on all Ground packages. To varying degrees, this change w...

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