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  • FedEx Rate Increases for 2021

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    FedEx announced their annual rate increase in mid-September 2020, slightly earlier than usual announcements of this nature. FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, and FedEx Home Delivery shipping rates will across the board increase by 4.9%. As with most years, a 4.9% increase might be more or less for a merchant, depending on their shipping profile. Most […]

  • Upcoming International Changes: USMCA, Packet Rates, and More

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    New changes are reshaping international shipping. As part of the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) Extraordinary Congress in late 2019, the framework for what countries pay each other to deliver inbound packet shipments has changed. This change better reflects cost structures. Inbound shipments entering the United States will now be set at a rate of 70% […]

  • 2020 UPS Rate Change: What You Need to Know

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    UPS  announced their 2020 rate increase on November 18th.  The rate increase will go into effect on December 29th. As previously noted of UPS rate increases, the announced rate increase of an average net 4.9% can mean different things to you as a shipper based on your shipment profile.  As in every general rate increase […]

  • USPS Announce Rate Change for 2018

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    As FedEx has already done, the USPS followed suit this week to announce their own rate change that will take effect on January 21st, pending Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) approval.  As expected, the rates increased year over year, but there were a few surprises.   The announced rate of increase is 3.9% for shipping services; […]