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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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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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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Consumers Look for Simple Nutrition Labels

Today’s consumer is more-likely than ever to seek out and purchase healthy foods. However, complicated nutrition labels may be making their search more difficult. In fact, a 2012 Nielsen study found that 59% of grocery shoppers find it difficult to understand the nutritional facts on product packaging. Many producers have attempted to solve this problem with […]

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Retail is (still) Detail for eCommerce Websites

“Retail is detail” has been a favorite refrain of marketing 101 teachers for decades now. While you may have imagined the concept as it applies to a physical store (picture a grocery store stock-boy arranging and aligning products so that they are perfectly presented to the customer), attention to detail is just as important, and […]

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eCommerce Retailers that Ignore Mobile Shopping Do So at Their Own Peril

The NumbersLast week, we examined some of the food trends that make us extremely optimistic about the sharp and continued growth of ecommerce grocery sales (especially healthy and specialty foods). Although food and beverage shoppers are flocking to internet outlets in droves, many retailers are neglecting their mobile shopping experience. Consequently, they are missing out […]

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