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How To Ship Dry Ice With FedEx

Let’s discuss shipping FedEx dry ice packages. There are different classifications of products in the E-commerce world, from perishables to medicines and hardware. Each of these products has different methods and strategies for shipping. If you sell perishables, you fall under the category of businesses required to ship with dry…

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FedEx Dangerous Goods

FedEx Dangerous Goods

Many companies ship items that require special attention or packaging. FedEx can ship dangerous goods with a variety of services. To begin with, you cannot ship dangerous goods of any kind via FedEx International Next Flight service. Dry ice is the only category of hazardous goods shipped via FedEx International…

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FedEx Saturday Delivery and Saturday Pickup Charges

FedEx Saturday delivery and FedEx Saturday pickup are available in most cities across the United States. These fees apply to most express services. Conversely, Home Delivery includes Saturday delivery at no cost to most of the US. FedEx Saturday Delivery Charges For domestic package shipments, Saturday delivery is available with…

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FedEx One Rate Price Increase

COVID-19 has stimulated an increase in residential deliveries across the U.S. As a result, FedEx is experiencing extremely high demand and increased operating costs. Therefore, you will see a rate increase on FedEx One Rate pricing effective May 2, 2022. The new FedEx One Rate 2022 price increase base rates will…

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How has COVID-19 changed shipping?

COVID-19 changed the way the world interacts. The pandemic has changed shipping and the parcel delivery landscape. Naturally, more people are having packages delivered. Brick and mortar stores have limited hours, declaring bankruptcy, or just halting operations altogether.  Therefore, here is some data to show how this shift has affected one…

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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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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 is available for qualifying FedEx Express U.S. shipments in FedEx Express packaging. One Rate pricing is an alternative to FedEx Standard List Rates, account-specific rates, or FedEx…

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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 SmartPost vs Home Delivery

Many shippers look at FedEx SmartPost (FedEx Ground Economy) vs. Home Delivery with a confused look. With FedEx rates rising yearly, we help many small parcel shippers evaluate current contracts and discount rates. One of the most commonly asked questions, “Would Smart Post be an option to lower shipping costs?”…

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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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Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition – IRCE 2017

IRCE is here!   IRCE: The Retail Industry’s Leading E-Commerce Conference and TradeshowInternet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) provides you with a conference full of industry experts, an exhibit hall filled with the latest and greatest solution providers, and a community made for networking with thousands of like-minded industry peers….

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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 excellent international delivery options. We decided to put each international service side by side to compare the estimated delivery dates for both carriers. This is a general guide to determining when your package will arrive. For more accurate FedEx & UPS international shipping estimates, contact…

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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! The price of each FedEx domestic delivery…

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FedEx Online Billing Invoice Downloads

Many people do not know how to download a FedEx invoice from the FedEx Online Billing Center. Here is an introductory video on how exactly to do this. It’s easy! FedEx Billing Online First, go to FedEx.com. Enter your FedEx ID and password. Select Get Billing Online and click the…

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FedEx Dimensional Weight (DIM)

What is Dimensional Weight? Dimensional (DIM) weight pricing is the carriers’ way of encouraging parcel shippers to optimize box sizes. This prevents wasted space inside the boxes, which wastes space in their trucks. The package’s DIM weight is used as the billable weight if it’s higher than the physical weight….

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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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