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FedEx Sunday Delivery: What You Need To Know

Finally, FedEx Sunday delivery is here. Today’s customers want to receive their purchases every day. In the light of this, Saturday and Sunday delivery are standard for Home Delivery residential shipments at no additional cost. Correspondingly, Amazon and USPS have been delivering seven days a week for a long time….

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FedEx Fuel Surcharges

What are FedEx Fuel Surcharges? Does your company ship with FedEx? You know FedEx fuel surcharges and understand these additional costs of transportation impact profitability.  Accordingly, fuel surcharge is an extra fee by FedEx to cover the fluctuating cost of fuel. The calculation is a percentage of the base rate and…

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What is FedEx One Rate flat rate shipping?

FedEx One Rate is a flat rate shipping pricing option that more large volume shippers are exploring. The service was introduced in 2013 and available for qualifying FedEx Express U.S. shipments in FedEx Express packaging. FedEx One Rate pricing is an alternative to FedEx Standard List Rates, account specific rates…

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FedEx Oversize Charge

The FedEx oversize charge for many shippers is a shipping expense that cannot be avoided. Many shippers do not know what these are until the charge is on a FedEx invoice. Let’s look at the definition of the FedEx oversize charge, the price of FedEx oversize charge and FedEx peak season oversize…

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FedEx Ship Manager For Your Business Operations

FedEx Ship Manager FedEx Ship Manager is the shipping software that can be used to automate and make your shipping more straightforward. It ultimately helps high-volume e-commerce companies to access forms, prepare and arrange shipping labels and documents using databases of addresses and commodities, monitor the status of the shipments…

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FedEx Holiday Surcharges – What you need to know

How will the holiday FedEx peak surcharges affect your peak season business this year? From October 1 through January 5, 2020, FedEx will apply additional peak surcharges packages with certain characteristics. Specifically, shipments that qualify as oversized, unauthorized or require additional handling will see a peak surcharge in addition to existing charges….

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2018 FedEx Express General Rate Increase (GRI)

2018 FedEx Express General Rate Increase (GRI) is here!  Effective January 1, 2018, FedEx Express package standard list rates will increase an average of 4.9% for all domestic services. This rate increase will affect the following domestic services: first overnight, priority overnight, standard overnight, 2 day AM, 2 day, and…

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The Refund of the Jedi (Part 3)

Shipping fees and accessorial surcharges? Accessorial fee surcharges for additional, supplemental or value-added services can easily account for up to 40 percent of your overall FedEx or UPS invoice costs. After doing some research with our own data, we found something interesting. FedEx invoices consistently proved to have a higher…

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The Carrier Strikes Back (Part 2)

FedEx and UPS both include accessorial fees, there is no getting around them. Accessorial charges have rate increases each year just as the general rates. Accessorial fee surcharges for additional, supplemental or value-added services can easily account for up to 40 percent of your overall FedEx or UPS invoice costs. When do…

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UPS & FedEx shipping zones

What is a shipping zone? UPS and FedEx both use zones for each package you send. Shipping contracts are divided into zone pricing and each package is price based on the destination zone. You cannot get away from zones, so investigate what a zone really is and how to determine…

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How does the cost of transportation impact your business?

If you had visited the Refund Retriever booth at WooConf or Channel Advisor’s Catalyst this past year you had the chance to play a frustrating hook and ring game. It’s a fun little game we brought to provide some entertainment and we had a huge request from people to have…

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UPS & FedEx International Services

UPS and FedEx both provide amazing international delivery options.  We decided to put each international service side by side to compare the estimate delivery dates for both carriers. The holiday season and cyber Monday are fast approaching, this is a general guide to determine when your package will arrive.  For…

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FedEx Rate & Surcharge Hikes

The price of shipping keeps rising.  On September 15th, another FedExrate hike was announced. Rates for 2016 are going up by an average of 4.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services effective Monday, January 4, 2016. FedEx Express, FedEx One Rate® , FedEx® Retail Rates, FedEx Ground,…

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FedEx Domestic Delivery Services

There are many FedEx domestic delivery services with a variety of delivery commitments. Sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what service to use. Therefore, we have put together a quick reference chart for each service with a delivery range. Enjoy!   FedEx Domestic Delivery Services   FedEx…

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Hall of Fame – $800 Dim-Weight Refund

Parcel Recovery

DIM Weight Refund FedEx and UPS calculate the dimensional weight on all packages. Any package you send will be charged for the higher amount of DIM or actual weight. Thus, you are paying for shipping weight that is not even present. Today’s hall-of-fame post is a dimensional-weight error on a package shipped…

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Hall of Fame – Recent $925 Refund

Parcel Recovery

Time to brag about our FedEx money back guarantee success. FedEx Money Back Guarantee One of our customers sent a FedEx package to South America, and this package arrived late. Result? A $925 Guaranteed Service Refund straight to our customer, as a credit on their invoice. As the image below shows…

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2011 FedEx Accessorial Fee List

Fees - FedEx

The following 2011 FedEx accessorial fee surcharge changes took effect Jan. 4, 2010, unless otherwise noted FedEx Express®, FedEx Ground® and FedEx Home Delivery® services. Please refer to the FedEx Service Guide for a complete list of charges and any increase that might have taken place since this list was…

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