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Rate Updates from FedEx

FedEx announced an increase to its One Rate base rates, as well as a new dimension threshold for One Rate envelopes and paks. All One Rate pricing will increase by 10-10.5% effective May 2<sup>nd</sup>. The new dimension threshold will take…

UPS Adds New U.S. – Canada Peak Surcharges

Effective January 16, 2022, UPS will implement a peak surcharge of $0.30 USD per package on UPS Standard service to the U.S. from Canada, and $0.42 CAD per package on Trade Direct shipments from the U.S. to Canada.  These are…

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Small Parcel Update – Mar 12, 2021

With the peak shipping and holiday season behind us, and the GRI's (hopefully) digested by the marketplace, we're hoping the relative stability and calmness in the small parcel world will remain for a while. That said, there are still some…

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6 Expert Tips for Parcel Contract Negotiations

Every year, when FedEx and UPS release their GRIs (general rate increase) announcing contractual shipping rate increases, it's not always clear what numbers are changing. Rather than simply accepting the increases, no matter how big or small, it’s important to…

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