The Shipsurance Team wishes you and yours a safe and fun Halloween!
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
On April 7 2014, the OpenSSL project issued a security advisory about a serious vulnerability in the encryption software in use by a large percentage, up to 66%, of the internet. This CVE-2014-0160 vulnerability, nicknamed “Heartbleed” would potentially allow attackers to retrieve information from encrypted SSL transactions. The best explanation of Heartbleed that we found is located here. […]
As of 2014 the United States Postal Service (USPS) has improved the visibility for additional International First Class and Priority mail shipments.
Who says “DHL IS FASTER”? Well, FedEx, TNT, and UPS, that’s who! It looks like DHL pranked their competitors with a few “Trojan Horse” packages. Check out the video below.
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 […]
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 […]