Update on USPS Postal Worker Contract Negotiations – Sellers Can Relax

Sofar in 2018, North American sellers had to worry about possible work stoppages at UPS and Canada Post. Now, some sellers have become concerned about...

FedEx Oversize and Overweight Surcharges Reminder – Start September 3

On Monday, September 3, FedEx will kick in some changes to overweight and oversized packages that may impact some online retailers. Sellers should double check...

DHL Express Announces Global Rate Increases for 2019

We are now in the time of the year when many logistics carriers will release 2019 rate adjustments, and this year DHL was the...

UPS Freight Preparing For Strike – Will Halt Pickups

UPS and the Teamsters Freight National Bargaining Committee concluded their round of discussions last week regarding a new labor contract. UPS feels they made...

USPS Rate Increases to Take Effect Sunday January 21

As many SMEs use the postal service for shipping, this is just a reminder that USPS will increase postage rates on Sunday, January 21. The...

Mail Delivery Delays from Canada to United States

Canada Post issued a statement about mail deliveries being delayed that are going to the United States. This includes parcel shipments. This is to advise...

A Look at Verizon Telematics and the Challenges of Recovering from...

Before we learn a little about the world of telematics and logistics in disaster areas, a look back at the dark ages of navigation...

Royal Mail Suspends Shipments to Canada – USPS and Others Next?

Royal Mail has issued a bulletin they have now suspended shipments to Canada until the labor dispute at Canada Post is resolved. Here is the full...

Canada Post Proposes New Postage Rates for 2019

Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates in 2019. The good news for online merchants is that the rate increases are for Lettermail...

eBay to Protect Sellers From Possible Canada Post Strike

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue to hold talks about a new labor contract at an off-site location mediated by...