Browsing articles tagged with " 2013"
Dec
12
2013

2013 Shipsurance Holiday Hours

Our office will be closed Tuesday, December 24th through Thursday, December 26th for the holidays. We will re-open on Friday, December 27th at 7:30 AM PST. We will also be closing our office on Tuesday, December 31st and re-opening on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 at 7:30 AM PST. Have a safe holiday season and a great New […]

Jul
22
2013

New Countries Added for First Class International Delivery Confirmation

USPS

It looks like the United States Postal Service (USPS) will be improving the visibility of certain International First Class shipments in the near future. Effective July 28, 2013, shipments sent via the First-Class Package International Service (FCPIS) will contain delivery confirmation to 15 additional countries. This confirmation service is also being added for Priority Mail Flat Rate […]

Apr
16
2013

Lost Packages to the Russian Federation

Being the leading provider of shipping insurance coverage gives us unique insight into possible problem destinations when shipping worldwide. We want to alert everyone to the growing amount of lost packages being sent to the Russian Federation. We are seeing a growing trend of lost packages shipped via the United States Postal Service (USPS)  to this destination […]

Jan
29
2013

Express Mail International Coverage Update

USPS

As most of you have already noticed, the United States Postal Service has released a rate change effective January 27th, 2013. Besides the increase in the rates for shipping and extra services, they increased their default liability coverage for Express Mail International shipments. Each shipment of merchandise is now covered for up to $200.00 against loss, […]

Nov
16
2012

2013 UPS Rate Increases

UPS

As expected, UPS followed up the announcement from FedEx and has announced their 2013 rate changes. The changes will take place on December 31, 2012, as opposed to the FedEx start date of January 7th, 2013. Since we offer shipping insurance coverage, we always focus on the declared value fees.  The declared value fees have been raised for the 8th year […]

Sep
19
2012

2013 FedEx Rate Increases

FedEx has announced their 2013 rate changes. The changes will take place on January 7, 2013. If you needed another reason to insure your shipments with Shipsurance, here is one: Other FedEx Rate Changes for 2013: Rates increased an average of 5.9%. The rate increase was partially offset by adjusting the fuel price at which the fuel surcharge begins, […]