Dec
5
2013

2014 UPS Rate Increases

UPS

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 […]

Aug
1
2013

P.S.A. – Your Packages May Be Stolen

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. [youtube=http://youtu.be/j6aIPIsUE5I&rel=0&w=520&h=440] Having a pre-signed delivery form is not a great […]

Jul
30
2013

P.S.A. – Your Packages May Be Tossed

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 […]

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 […]

Jul
2
2013

USPS to Rename Express Mail Service

The United States Postal service is re branding their Express Mail service on July 28, 2013.  Express Mail and Express Mail International are being renamed to Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Express International. The service levels and rates are not changing  as this is merely a marketing change. If you insure your shipments with […]

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