Shipping news and updates

Latest updates from the world of package sending, delivery and tracking. Domestic and International.

What’s happening in the world of shipping : a new USPS Forever Stamp and FedEx Fulfillment

Audience type: All shippers

This week, we’re taking a look at the launch of FedEx Fulfillment, free 2-day shipping from Walmart and the USPS’s new Forever Stamp, a tribute to civil rights activist Dorothy Height.

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What’s happening in the world of shipping: USPS® at CES and FedEx at Walgreens

Audience type: All shippers

In this installment, we’re taking a look at dropoff and pickup at Walgreens, the U.S. Postal Service’s trip to CES and what the Obama administration did with all of its incoming mail.

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Take a closer look at your shipping operation and start saving today.

Audience type: All shippers

Shipping is complex. You need to select the optimal rate, carrier and service level all while avoiding surcharges. Every decision impacts your bottom line. Now is the time to evaluate your shipping operations and make the most of your dollars.

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USPS® unveils Priority Mail Flat Rate Precious Cargo boxes

Audience type: All shippers

The USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Precious Cargo Boxes provide a cutting-edge, flexible way to securely, quickly and safely ship packages this holiday season.

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SendSuite® Live helps drive Shelby American’s online and retail growth at a rapid speed.

Audience type: Manufacturing

Streamlining the shipping process fuels growth and increases profitability

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USPS® Proposes August Rate Change on First-Class Mail Parcels

Audience: All shippers

The U.S. Postal Service announced this month that it will be raising rates at the end of the summer, but only on a particular First-Class Mail® offering.

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The Art and Science of Shipping

Audience: All shippers

This Forbes Insights study outlines a series of common shipping sender and receiver profiles, along with real-world examples of how both the art and the science of shipping has introduced simplicity into their lives.

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The 2015 Holiday Shipping Season: A Post-Mortem

Audience: Retail shipper

How was your holiday season? Did you get a chance to relax, eat too much food and spend time with your loved ones? Or, like many businesses and shippers around the U.S., were you working around the clock to make sure your customers’ last-minute gifts were out the door as quickly as possible? 

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Simplify office shipping through USPS®, FedEx® and UPS® from one, online destination with SendPro™

Audience: Office shipper

This "all-in-one" software simplifies each phase of shipping. Now, you can weigh packages, print professional-looking labels and schedule pickups all from one place. Track every item online, and automatically send updates in real-time.

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UPS Raises Third-Party Shipping Charge for 2016

Audience: Office and retail shipper

If you think you’ve already set your 2016 shipping budget in stone, you may want to check again. Earlier this fall, the United Parcel Service (UPS) dropped a brand new fee on shippers with a new 2.5 percent billing hike on third-party shipping. 

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USPS Announces Restrictions on ‘Hover Board’ Shipping

Audience: Retail shipper

As of December 16, 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS®) is limiting the shipping of motorized balance boards, commonly referred to as ‘hover boards’, to ground services only.

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On-Demand America: The Rise of Same-Day Delivery and Near-Instant Gratification

Audience: Retail shipper

We live in an on-demand society. Buying today is as easy as clicking or tapping an app on your phone and then waiting mere minutes for the service to show up right to your doorstep, whether it’s food from GrubHub or rides from Uber.

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