Did Mexico Get Trumped Over Threatened U.S. Tariffs?

Did Mexico Get Trumped Over Threatened U.S. Tariffs?

Shreveport, LA – A crisis of another kind was averted at the U.S. / Mexico border when the Trump administration announced Saturday they had successfully negotiated a compromise with the Mexican Government to provide more help to slow immigrant defections across the...
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...