In light of FedEx and UPS’ recent rate increase announcements, which did not mirror each other as they usually do, an article from Parcel Industry explains what the changes mean for shippers and what to expect going into the new year. In the article, Rob Martinez, President & CEO of Shipware weighs in: “The changes…

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DHL recently announced their annual rate increase that will go into effect on January 2, 2017. US customers will experience a 4.9% general price increase. An article from Parcel Industry explains: “DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation, currency dynamics and other rising costs, such as expenses related to compliance with enhanced…

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UPS recently announced a 4.9% rate increase for 2017 and now FedEx plans to raise rates by 3.9% starting in January. Rates for FedEx Ground and Home Delivery will increase by 4.9%. An excerpt from Investopedia’s coverage on the rate increase says: “Oil falls and shipping rates rise. Unfortunately this is the reality we live…

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Think back to when you last shipped something across town. Did you use UPS or another large parcel company to complete your delivery? Many people think that these shipping behemoths are their only options when it comes to delivery. While UPS is a top choice for overnight or multi-night shipping, there’s a better option for…

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