Blog: Shipping

Update on UPS® Saturday Delivery

May 3, 2017

There have been a few updates on UPS Saturday delivery since our last blog post on the topic. According to UPI, the UPS will serve 4,700 cities by the holiday shopping season to meet online shopping demand, and nearly 6,000 in 2018.

This planned expansion is expected to create more than 6,000...

New Bells & Whistles for NeoShip

May 3, 2017

A brand new Device Manager component has been added to the NeoShip product line. This new, powerful software provides performance and compatibility enhancements to our latest online shipping solution.

 

Additional Web Browser Compatibility

NeoShip BASIC, PLUS and ADVANCED are all now...

UPS to Add Saturday Pickup and Delivery

April 5, 2017
Author: Bill Bonato

United Parcel Service is following in the footsteps of its competitors by adding Saturday package pick up and delivery. UPS started testing the service last summer in a few markets, and will be adding 15 more this April. They hope to cover more than 4,700 cities and towns by the time the holiday...

The USPS® Delivers Confidence

February 27, 2017

The U.S. Postal Service delivered more than holiday posts and parcels last year, their deliveries included some business cheer with impressive statistics to back it up:

  • The USPS® surpassed its projections when it delivered more than 750 million packages during the 2016 holiday season.
  • On...

Demystifying DIM Weight for 2017

December 20, 2016
Author: Contributed by Krish Iyer

Admittedly, DIM Weight policy is not the easiest comprehensible aspect of shipping. The recent DIM weight policy changes by major shipping carriers FedEx and UPS have further compounded the confusion surrounding DIM weight for shippers. Let us break-down the major 2017 DIM weight changes in...

FedEx, UPS Amend Money Back Guarantee Policies on Holiday Late Deliveries

November 30, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Usually, when a UPS or FedEx package is delivered after the guaranteed time, you are entitled to a refund credit for the shipping charges. Though these refunds are not automatic but are only given upon request, customers are entitled to them under both carriers’ money back guarantee...

UPSĀ® Changes DIM Policy to Align Closely with FedEx's

November 21, 2016
Author: Krish Iyer

Shippers now have another change to keep their thumb on for 2017.  UPS® recently announced a change to their DIM policy that more closely aligns with FedEx’s recent change to the measurement of Dimensional Weight.  Currently, both carriers use a calculation of length x width x height divided by...

Don't Overstuff Priority Mail Envelopes, Says USPS

November 21, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

It may be very tempting during the holidays to overstuff your Priority Mail® envelopes, as after all the Post Office™ says “if it fits it ships”, right? That is quite a bit of a stretch of the Priority Mail catchphrase. The U.S. Postal Service® is reminding holiday shippers to resist the urge to...