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Feb 09

2014

Parcels, Packages and More! The History of the U.S. Postal Service

Posted: Feb 09, 2014

In the United States, hundreds of millions of pieces of mail are sent every single day. Often taken for granted, this impressive system of mailing by the U.S. Postal Service is an integral part of communication and delivery. The U.S. Postal Service's importance has grown throughout its history, and the way mail has been delivered over the years has evolved since its conception in the late 18th ...

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Jan 06

2014

2014 General Price Increase (UPS and FedEx)

Posted: Jan 06, 2014

FedEx and UPS rates have increased 28%(+) over the past 5 years!! What are you doing to offset this year’s increase? This document summarizes the UPS and FedEx General Price Increase (GPI) from 2009 – 2014. Click Here To Download This Free Report ...

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Dec 09

2013

2014 UPS General Price Increase

Posted: Dec 09, 2013

In advance of the 2014 General Price Increase, UPS has announced a 4.9% average increase for US Air, International and Ground services, effective December 30, 2013.  UPS Air Freight rates (UPS Next Day Air Freight, UPS 2nd Day Air Freight and UPS 3 Day Freight) for shipments within and between the US, Canada and Puerto Rico will also see an increase of 4.9% (average).  This announcement comes...

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Oct 11

2013

FedEx 2014 Rate Hikes

Posted: Oct 11, 2013

In advance of the 2014 General Price Increase, FedEx Express has announced a 3.9% average increase for US Domestic, US Export and US Import services, effective January 6, 2014.  The FedEx Ground, FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx Smartpost increase will be announced in 4th quarter of this year.  FedEx Freight has already imposed a 4.5% general rate increase, which took effect July 1, 2...

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Sep 09

2013

Freight Trade and Shipping History

Posted: Sep 09, 2013

The act of trading, or bartering, involves exchanging one thing for another. For instance, one person may trade a treasured baseball card in his collection for one he likes even more. The people in a bartering transaction must be satisfied with what they will receive in return for what they give. Trading and bartering can be traced back to ancient societies. For example, in ancient China...

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