Holiday Shipping Guide for Businesses

December 4, 2017

How to Manage Increasing Package Volume and Customer Expectations

No time of the year is more critical for retailers than the holidays. According to the National Retail Federation, the stakes are high as more than 40% of holiday purchases are made online. While the holiday season presents a...

USPS® Adding Sunday Delivery this Holiday Season

November 28, 2017

The USPS® is expanding its services for the holidays, adding Sunday delivery to more locations that receive high volumes of packages during the holidays at no extra charge. The program will be available in 20 major U.S. cities and will allow consumers to place online orders with participating...

Keep Holiday Parcels Safe

November 27, 2017

This time of year, parcel carriers are flooded with deliveries to make each and every day leading up to – and even after –  the holidays. With tons of packages left on doorsteps, there’s understandably also some concern about security. It’s easy to imagine how easily someone could grab a package...

UPSĀ® Announces December 2017 Rate Change

October 31, 2017

UPS is increasing the rates for some of their services, and the first price increases will be effective December 24, 2017. There will be a second wave for packages that goes into effect on July 8, 2018.

Below is an overview of rate changes for packages:

The following changes will be...

5 Tips to Ease Holiday Shipping Stress

October 25, 2017

It seems the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year. As the holiday shipping stress starts to creep in, use these tips to keep cool.

1. Take note of holiday mailing and shipping deadlines.

Make sure you know the cut-offs for the popular mailing and shipping services across...

FedEx Advantage Holiday Program

October 12, 2017

Take stress out of your busy season with help from FedEx

Your shipping needs to go smoothly while you juggle countless other tasks during the holiday rush. To make sure you can focus on what’s important, FedEx is here to help with your packing and shipping needs. See the ways we can help keep...

UPS To Hire 95,000 For Holiday Season

September 28, 2017
Our seasonal jobs often lead to permanent employment and even careers for some,” David Abney, CEO of UPS

With peak package delivery season rapidly approaching, UPS plans to hire about 95,000 workers to handle the influx of packages that will come from online shopping. This is good news for...

FedEx Announces 2018 Shipping Rate Changes

September 28, 2017

On September 18, FedEx announced their 2018 shipping rate changes. The details affect list rates, surcharges, fees and other factors that impact your shipping rate.

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Home Delivery®, FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Freight rates will...

Smart Shipping with a Spooky Twist

September 28, 2017


This scary good infographic outlines 10 tips you can easily implement to impact your bottom line and streamline your shipping process. Hang it up in your office to get everyone in the spooky spirit.


It's Electric: UPS Fleet Adds 3 All-Electric Trucks

September 15, 2017

In a recent press release, UPS will be the first U.S. customer to use three all-electric Fuso eCanter light-duty trucks made by Daimler Trucks North America. These electric vehicles can drive 62 miles on a charge, saving $1,000 for every 6,000 miles it travels compared to the conventional diesel...