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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...

5 Costly Shipping Charges and How to Avoid Them

May 31, 2019
Author: Caroline McManus

If shipping costs are making you feel like a sourpuss, we have a solution! We advise all our shippers, small and large, to audit their shipping invoices regularly. It’s important because these invoices show not just the shipping rate but any additional carrier charges on your bill. These...

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...

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...