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 […]
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, […]
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
As of 2014 the United States Postal Service (USPS) has improved the visibility for additional International First Class and Priority mail shipments.
The major U.S. based shipping carriers are raising their declared value rates again for the 10th year in a row.
We have all heard the term “There is no such thing as a free lunch”. This applies correctly to most things in life and truer words have not been spoken. In the shipping world, the United States Postal Service started offering free insurance for Priority Mail packages in $50 and $100 increments. On paper, this […]
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 […]
Declared value fees raised for the 10th year in a row.
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, […]
The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently added free insurance coverage to their Domestic Priority Mail services. This coverage is either $50.00 or $100.00 based on how you are printing your labels. This is meant to combat the service offerings from competitors like UPS and FedEx. This is a good option for some, but we […]