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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
Most of the major shipping carriers do a great job when handling your shipments before, during, and after transit. This is why they are in business and are very reliable most of the time. However, as in every business, sometimes there are employees that are not working in the best interest of the company. Below […]