Industry Topics: Rate Change

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UPSĀ® Modifies DIM Policy to Align with FedEx

November 23, 2016
Author: Krish Iyer

UPS recently announced a change to their DIM policy that more closely aligns with FedEx’s recent change to the measurement of Dimensional Weight.  Currently, both carriers use a calculation of length x width x height divided by 166 inches for domestic shipments, with international shipments...

A Closer Look at the Recent FedEx GRI Announcement

November 3, 2016
Author: Amanda Armendariz

This article was originally published by parcelindustry.com

In the wake of FedEx’s recent GRI announcement, which, surprisingly, did not mirror the changes announced by UPS a few weeks prior, I sat down with industry experts Rob Martinez, President & CEO, Shipware, and Krish Iyer, Director,...

FedEx® Announces 2017 Rates, Lowers Dimensional Threshold

September 21, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

It is a script that the shipping industry knows well – parcel shipping giants, FedEx® and UPS® announce their rate increases in lock-step. This time however, there are some noteworthy scene changes. UPS started the trend by announcing their annual General Rate Increase (GRI) a little earlier...

UPS® has Announced their 2017 Rate Increase

September 2, 2016

With each new year comes rate increases from FedEx® and UPS®, but this time, UPS is beginning their rate increases in December, potentially affecting your holiday shipping plans. Here are highlights from the announcement:

UPS® Follows Suit with Surcharge Increase

May 31, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

On June 6, UPS® customers can expect to pay an extra charge on shipping packages, measuring 48 inches or longer.