Category Archives for eCommerce

UPS Peak Surcharges for 2018 Holiday Season

One or more Peak Surcharges will apply to packages shipped during a Peak Period, based on service level and package characteristics. Peak Surcharges apply in addition to all other applicable Charges. Domestic packages shipped during a Peak Period will be subject to one or more Peak Surcharges, as detailed in this PDF document: UPS peak surcharges

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UPS Launches Ware2Go

UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today the launch of Ware2Go, a new technology company and digital platform that matches available warehouse space and fulfillment services with merchants who need to get online orders to customers fast. The new business augments the company’s suite of custom e-commerce solutions designed to support small and medium-sized companies. “Ware2Go uses innovative […]

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FedEx Ground Expands U.S. Operations to Six Days Per Week Year-Round

A game changer for eGourmet Solutions that will allow our clients to ship throughout the week without interruption. It will no longer be necessary to push orders of frozen, refrigerated and otherwise perishables products to the following Monday!   MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 12, 2018 … FedEx Corp. has boosted its capacity and operational innovation to […]

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FedEx Announced Rate Increase for 2018

FedEx yesterday announced rate increases for various business lines, including FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, and FedEx Freight. The new rates will take effect on January 1, 2018. FedEx Express shipping rates will head up by an average of 4.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services. FedEx One Rate pricing will increase by […]

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Amazon Acquires Whole Foods Market

August 24, 2017—Seattle, Wash. & Austin, Texas—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced that Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market will close on Monday August 28, 2017, and the two companies will together pursue the vision of making Whole Foods Market’s high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone. As a down payment on that […]

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FedEx Announced Rate Increase for 2017

FedEx announced rate increases for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, and FedEx Freight. The new rates will take effect on January 2, 2017. FedEx Express rates increasing by an average of 3.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export, and U.S. import services; FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery rates increasing by an average of 4.9%, with FedEx […]

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UPS Rate Increase for 2017

UPS announced rate increases for UPS Express, UPS Ground, and UPS Freight. The new rates will take effect on December 26, 2016. UPS U.S. Ground service will increase by an average net 4.9 percent; daily rates for UPS U.S. Air and International services will increase an average net 4.9 percent; UPS Air Freight rates within and between the […]

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New Study on Online Grocery Shopping

A new study on online grocery shopping reveals several insights on the demographics, behaviors, and desires of grocery shoppers- which could prove valuable to ecommerce merchants as they devise strategies for capturing a share of this rapidly-growing market.The study found that more than one-third of primary grocery shoppers (people who do the majority of the […]

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