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UPS released its rate increases for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5% — the same as this year
Although the U.S. Postal Service incurred its worst net loss ever — nearly $16 billion for fiscal year 2012 — there was at least one shining light: its shipping and package business. Find out how the USPS has grown this segment.
The 2012 holiday season is fast approaching, and what better way to prepare than to get your shipping processes in tip top shape. Making a few changes now can pay dividends during your peak season, helping you meet marketplace shipping requirements, ensuring that your packages arrive on time, and maybe giving you a few extra hours of sleep each night.
FedEx, UPS and the United States Postal Service said service interruptions continue in the areas hit by Superstorm Sandy. FedEx said unavoidable service delays should be expected due to power outages and local road conditions in New Jersey and New York …
As much of the East Coast seeks to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the storm’s wake could have a significant impact on inbound freight as Black Friday looms less than a month away.
As Hurricane Sandy slammed the East Coast today, affecting about 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic states to Canada, the country’s major shipping companies incurred interruptions to some of its delivery areas.
Implementing omnichannel distribution options like in-store pickup and ship-from-store are rising to the top of many retailers
With increasing consumer expectations for free or reduced shipping, combined with the ever-growing expenses involved with residential parcel delivery, online merchants are being forced to find new ways to cut costs to maintain reasonable profits. Here are 6 tips to help you cut your shipping costs.
Amazon.com will soon begin delivery parcels to its U.K. online customers at nearly 5,000 convenience stores through collection network CollectPlus. Amazon began the trial run program a few months ago on a small scale with books and clothing and has now rolled it out nationwide.
As we reported last month, same-day delivery appears to be the next step for ecommerce giant Amazon.com. According to published reports, Amazon is now offering a same-day delivery service, as is ecommerce rival eBay.
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