Blog: Rate Change

Three Key Takeaways from the 2020 USPS Postal Rate Announcement

October 15, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

Prepare your business and find out what rates are changing in the New Year 

Great news for mailers! The USPS® is keeping stamp prices the same this year. However, you will see increases to Priority Mail® and Priority Mail Express®. Read below for all three significant takeaways!    

 

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The Top 3 Ways to Avoid DIM Shipping Costs

July 8, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

When it comes to avoiding dimensional (DIM) weight pricing the key is to work smarter, not harder! Dimensional weight pricing is used by the major carriers including the USPS® to limit the number of large, lightweight packages that take up a lot of delivery space. This pricing model can sneak...

Dimensional (DIM) Weight FAQs

May 14, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

The USPS® announced that starting June 23, 2019, they will start calculating parcel prices based on the parcel's size rather than its weight. This is done by calculating a parcel's dimensional weight. We've received a lot of questions about dimensional weight and how to calculate it this past...

New 2019 Certified Mail ® Costs

February 5, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

Get up to speed on the new postal rates for USPS Certified Mail, and learn how you can save money as a small business. 

Webinar: New Shipping Rates Explained

December 27, 2018

The new rates and surcharges from the three major carriers—USPS®, UPS®, and FedEx®—can directly affect your business's bottom line. Get ahead of the curve and learn how to navigate the new rates with our shipping experts. Listen in to learn what’s new, where you can save, and how to prepare.

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...

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%.

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USPSĀ® Rate Change FAQs

November 5, 2018

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Answers to Common USPS® Rate Change Questions

Over the past few months, we've received a lot of questions regarding the new USPS postal rates. We understand how a few cents per letter can impact the bottom line for your business!

Postal rate change can be stressful for any business....