Rob Martinez

rob@shipware.com

Rob Martinez, DLP is Co-Founder and CEO of Shipware LLC, the premier audit and consulting firm that helps volume parcel and LTL shippers reduce shipping costs 10%-30%. Rob offers more than 27 years’ experience negotiating parcel contracts – on both sides of the negotiating table – for some of the most recognizable brands in the world, and is a sought-after speaker and industry thought leader.

A Guide to Peak Holiday Season Changes for FedEx, UPS Shippers

| Rob Martinez

Both FedEx and UPS have announced new, temporary peak holiday season surcharges that will impact shipping costs for ecommerce businesses this holiday season. This detailed layout of charges from the major carriers will help you make wise business decisions as you lay out your strategy for handling the surge in seasonal shipments.

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UPS Announces 2016 General Rate Increase of 4.9% to 5.2%

| Rob Martinez

Effective December 28, UPS Ground rates and accessorial charges will increase by an average net 4.9%, and UPS Air and International services and accessorials, including UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 5.2%.