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The United States Postal Service announced that it will be raising its rates again in 2019.   Effective January 27, rates will go up an average of 2.5%.   While mailing services are based off the Consumer Price Index (CPI), shipping services reflect market conditions.   The Governors...

No matter how much time you think you have when it comes to the holidays, everything ends up going down to the wire.  Shipping is no exception.  Here are the key dates you need to watch for this year's holiday shipping season. Because Christmas falls on...

With national shipping carriers like FedEx and UPS raising their rates annually, many parcel shippers are looking for alternatives.  Many have found that using a combination of carriers best suits their shipping needs while others are getting the lowest rates by using a regional carrier,...

For every retailer and manufacturer, small parcel shipping can account for a large expense. And shipping services won’t be getting any cheaper.  Last month, FedEx announced its GRI effective January 2, 2017, which includes a 3.9% increase in shipping rates for U.S. domestic, export, and import...

As you might be aware, the United States Postal Service has recently increased their delivery rates for many types of packages. The increase is noteworthy as the USPS has recently been making a concerted effort to draw customers away from their competitors - largely based...