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Sep
17
2014

2015 FedEx Rate Increase

FedEx has announced their 2015 rate changes. The changes will take place on January 5, 2015. Almost all modes of FedEx transit will have a rate increase in the new year. Of specific interest to our current and prospective customers, this includes their declared value charges. This means that if you declare a $200.00 value on 100 packages, this would […]

Jul
16
2014

USPS to Temporarily Suspend Delivery Confirmation International Service to Some Countries

USPS

Due to unsatisfactory performance, the USPS will be suspending Electronic Delivery Confirmation™ (D/C) to a few International destinations. Effective June 12 ,2014, D/C is not available to Brazil, Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Italy, Luxembourg, and Portugal. Per the USPS, customers who need tracking information to Brazil, Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Italy, Luxembourg, and Portugal should purchase Global Express Guaranteed® service, […]

Jul
2
2014

USPS Lowering Priority Mail Rates

Effective September 2014, the United States Postal Service is lowering their Priority Mail shipping prices for users of Commercial Plus and Commercial Base online shipping services. More details can be found below: http://about.usps.com/news/national-releases/2014/pr14_039.htm http://www.parcelindustry.com

Dec
5
2013

2014 UPS Rate Increases

UPS

UPS has followed FedEx in announcing their 2014 rate changes. The changes will take place on December 30, 2013. Make sure to take note of this date as it is not the same date that FedEx is changing their rates. FedEx rate changes take place on January 6, 2014, UPS is raising their declared value charges for […]

Aug
1
2013

P.S.A. – Your Packages May Be Stolen

Even when a package is successfully delivered, the recipient may never actually receive it. Below is a video from December 2012 of a package being delivered, and then getting stolen by another delivery person. This was an iPad Mini being delivered as a Christmas present. Having a pre-signed delivery form is not a great idea, […]

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