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FedEx to Start Offering 7 Day Service

May 31, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

We buy online every day, regardless if it is a weekend or not! FedEx president COO Raj Subramaniam said in last week’s interview with CNBC, that FedEx wants to meet that 24/7 need with seven-day delivery service starting in January 2020.

You heard that right, FedEx will now begin delivering on...

UPS® Announces 4.9 Percent Rate Increase on Parcels

December 11, 2018

UPS just announced that their new shipping rates will go into effect shortly after the holiday season on December 26, 2018.  On average UPS rates will go up 4.9% for Ground, Air and International services, just like their counterpart FedEx, whose rates are scheduled to go into effect January...

Update on the New USPS® Rates:

December 11, 2018

Navigate the New Mailing and Shipping Prices

On Tuesday, November 13th, the PRC (Postal Regulatory Commission) approved the proposed USPS® postage rates. Changes to the cost of postage stamps, Certified Mail®, Priority Mail®, and more, will go into effect January 27, but your business can start...

FedEx® Is Raising Shipping Rates and Increasing Surcharges

November 5, 2018

On the heels of the recent USPS® postal rate change—that increased First-Class Mail stamps by a record 10%—is FedEx®, making rate changes of their own. FedEx is increasing the rates of two of their main services, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery, by an average of 4.9%.

This incremental...

Happening Now: Changes Proposed to USPS ® Mailing and Shipping Rates

October 15, 2018

The USPS filed their mailing and shipping rate changes on October 10, 2018, to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). These changes—affecting everything from First-Class Mail® to Priority Mail®—will be reviewed for approval by the PRC before they are scheduled to take effect on January 27,...

Holiday Mailing and Shipping Deadlines for 2018

October 8, 2018

Mailing and shipping for the holidays can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be!



Be prepared for the busiest time of the year and keep your year-end mailings and packages on time with our infographic. We've rounded up holiday shipping deadlines for major carriers and their popular...

Revealed: Industry Trends in the Latest USPS® Report

September 11, 2018
Author: Pat Mango

Industry Trends Revealed in USPS® Report

Results are in from the U.S. Postal Service third quarter 2018 report, and it reveals an interesting yet recurring story: mailing volumes are down. For shippers, there’s more to this story than just the numbers and some good news. 

Mail Volumes,...

What the USPS Is Focusing On in 2018 and Beyond…

August 3, 2018
Author: Caroline McManus

The USPS® recently released their annual spending plans for 2018 to 2028 and they are focused on...vehicles, IT, facilities, and equipment. The vehicles are no surprise. Talk of revamping the USPS vehicle fleet has been around for a while and we all know the 149 billion pieces of mail that go...