Canada Post Announces Shipping Rate Increases for 2019

Canada Post announced new shipping rates that will go into effect on January 14, 2019. The rate increases average 4.1 percent for domestic parcel services...

Hurricane Harvey Impacts eCommerce Logistics and Deliveries

While eBay and other marketplaces may offer some seller rating relief to sellers and shipments impacted directly by Hurricane Harvey. But the reality is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...