Archive for November, 2011

UPS Releases 2012 Rate Updates

Effective January 2, 2012, the following UPS rate increases will apply:

  • UPS Ground services will increase a net 4.9% through a combination of a 5.9% increase in rates and a 1 percentage point reduction in the UPS Ground fuel surcharge.
  • UPS Air and International services will increase a net 4.9% through a combination of a 6.9% increase in rates and a 2 percentage point reduction in the UPS Air and International services fuel surcharge. Rates for UPS Next Day Air® remain up to 4% lower than our largest U.S. private competitor for similar services.
  • UPS Next Day Air® Freight and UPS 2nd Day Air® Freight rates for shipments within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will increase 5.9%. UPS 3 Day Freight® rates will remain unchanged.
More information on rates, as well as changes to accessorial rates and customs brokerage fees is available at ups.com/rates

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NRGship for UPS – Now available on the Mac App Store

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Take note of 2011 holiday shipping deadlines

Take note of the domestic ship-by dates for UPS, FedEx and USPS for delivery by Saturday, December 24.

ups logoDecember 15-22–UPS Ground®* (varies by destination)
December 20–UPS 3 Day Select®*
December 22–UPS 2nd Day Air®* (if labeled for Saturday delivery)
December 23–UPS Next Day Air®* (if labeled for Saturday delivery)

FedExDecember 16–FedEx Ground®
December 19–FedEx Home Delivery®
December 21–FedEx 2Day®
December 22–FedEx Standard Overnight®

USPSDecember 15–Parcel Post
December 20–First Class Mail
December 21–Priority Mail
December 22–Express Mail

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