UPS Parcel Prices Taking Flight in 2019

UPS Parcel Prices Taking Flight in 2019

On 12/5/2018, UPS announced their General Rate Increase for 2019, with an effective date of 12/26/2018.  Typically carriers are required to provide 30-day advance notice to shippers, but this year UPS only provides a three-week heads- up on their announcement....
No Diet for FEDEX Parcel Prices in 2019

No Diet for FEDEX Parcel Prices in 2019

Shipping business or personal packages gets more expensive in January as FedEx has announced higher shipping prices for 2019. While year-over-year price increases seem to be automatic, the shipping industry continues to experience higher demand, tighter capacity,...
Low-Sulfur Fuel Challenges International Shipping Market

Low-Sulfur Fuel Challenges International Shipping Market

The international shipping market is about to get even more complicated, and potentially costly. Starting January 1, 2020, the worldwide cap on sulfur imposed by the International Maritime Organization will take effect. This means, either carriers will have to burn...
Are you Ready for annual General Rate Increases?

Are you Ready for annual General Rate Increases?

Every Fall, the major Parcel carriers typically announce new logic changes that will affect how much it’ll cost to use their shipping networks. In the past year, we’ve seen a pretty clear and unified message from these carriers, “if you want to ship big, heavy stuff...