Browsing articles tagged with " fedex"
Nov
20
2009

FedEx Also Raising Declared Value Costs for 2010

Keeping the landscape the same with UPS, FedEx has raised their rates for 2010 effective January 4th. As listed here: http://www.fedex.com/us/rates2010/surcharges.html: “FedEx Express declared-value charges will increase from $0.65 to $0.70 per $100 of value. For U.S. package services, the charge will apply to shipments valued in excess of $100, and the minimum charge will […]

Jul
27
2009

Shipping Insurance for eBay® Sellers

eBay© has decided to change many of its seller rules and programs. Of interest to many is their removal of optional charges for shipping insurance. Starting September 22, 2009, shipping insurance will no longer be included in the purchase flow as either an option or requirement for buyers. The explanation hinges on the buyer  experience […]

Jul
16
2009

On a Pallet, Ship It Freight

We are in a recession and anything that can be done to save some money is being pondered. Unfortunately, when shipping a package, sometimes it it just common sense to pay for specialized transit. We commonly speak with customers that are shipping items in the stock manufacturers packaging. The problem with many of these shipments […]

Jul
14
2009

New eReport for FedEx Ship Manager Release – Version 2.4

We have just issued an update to our  eReport for FedEx Ship Manager program. The new version number is 2.4. ————— Whats New? Bug Fix:  Premiums are now downloaded without error if there is no Domestic or International coverage defined. ————— If you are a current eReport for FedEx Ship Manager user, you can click […]

Jul
7
2009

Packing… At a Minimum

We always tell people to pack their items to withstand the normal rigors of transit… at a minimum. This statement often gets passed over with the invariable “We know. Our company always packs well.”.  The problem is, when you plan to pack and ship an item via UPS, FedEx, or any other carrier, you must […]

Jun
25
2009

Shipment Auditing Program Is Found Money

Most people are aware that FedEx and UPS guarantee the on-time delivery of your shipments. What most people don’t know is that if there is a service failure it is the shippers responsibility to request a refund, FedEx and UPS will not offer it up. We started offering our Package Audit & Refund Program to […]

Jun
22
2009

New eReport for FedEx Ship Manager Release – Version 2.3

We have just issued an update to our  eReport for FedEx Ship Manager program. The new version number is 2.3. ————— Whats New? All Shipsurance premium rates are automatically downloaded into the program. Users no longer need to input their premium rates. ————— If you are a current eReport for FedEx Ship Manager user, you […]

May
22
2009

2009 FedEx Holiday Schedule

As per the FedEx website, the following days are included in their holiday schedule: Memorial Day 5/25 Closed Closed Closed1 Closed Independence Day 7/3 Open Closed Open Closed 7/4 Closed Closed Closed Closed Labor Day 9/7 Closed Closed Closed1 Closed Thanksgiving 11/26 Closed Closed Closed Closed 11/27 Open Open Open Open Christmas and New Year’s […]

May
7
2009

Getting A Signature Upon Delivery

Did you know that FedEx and UPS are not required to get a signature to deliver a package unless you pay them to do so? This is a common misconception about the large courier services. Unless you request and pay for a signature service, all that your driver is required to do is deliver the […]

May
4
2009

New Virtual Spokesperson to Greet Visitors

UPDATED: Let us know what you think about the virtual spokesperson. Good idea? Bad idea? Please add your comments to this blog. Sometimes it is tough to convey your products or services. For Shipsurance, we are often misinterpreted as being another shipping carrier. This is the #1 confusion about our service. We are constantly asked […]

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