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FedEx One Rate 2020 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 November 2, 2020. The new FedEx One Rate 2020 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 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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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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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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FedEx vs. UPS Infographic

FedEx vs. UPS Ever wanted to look at UPS and FedEx side by side? Well, we did and we created this cool infographic with information from each respective website. The information is current as of July 2015. If you are a small parcel shipper you cannot afford to go without…

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FedEx Dimensional Weight (DIM)

Parcel Recovery

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. All shippers must now think about FedEx dimensional weight. Ultimately, this more negatively affects e-commerce business owners…

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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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