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Higher shipping costs pressure retailers to adapt

Retail Wire

FedEx, United Parcel Service and the United States Postal Service are all taking prices up for parcel deliveries, forcing companies to buy trucks to make their own deliveries, charge for deliveries or extend the time for packages to arrive.

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Online shopping surge drove 21 percent sales gain for UPS

RetailWire

United Parcel Service reported a 21 percent jump in sales during the fourth quarter of 2020 as consumers went online in record numbers to make purchases during the holiday season

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McLane and UPS driving forces behind self-driving freight truck network

RetailWire

McLane, the largest wholesaler to the convenience store industry, and United Parcel Service, the largest commercial delivery service in the U.S., The partners are looking to begin running driverless networks next year and have the service operating nationwide by 2024

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Target and Walmart testing local package delivery

Retail Wire

Target and Walmart are separately testing home package deliveries a la Amazon.com at a time when traditional carriers like FedEx, United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service are straining under demand caused by the continuing growth in online sales.

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UPS Seeks Share of Same-Day Delivery Market with Roadie Acquisition

Retail TouchPoints

United Parcel Service (UPS) plans to buy Roadie , a delivery platform supporting local same-day delivery across the country. Roadie’s crowdsourced network of 200,000 drivers have delivered orders to more than 20,000 ZIP codes, according to the company.

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UPS is not picking up orders from Gap, L.L. Bean, Macy’s and others

RetailWire

United Parcel Service has told workers across the country not to pick up orders from retailers and consumer-direct brands including Gap, Hot Topic, L.L. A UPS spokesperson said the delivery service would work with “larger customers to ensure the volume gets picked up and delivered as more capacity becomes available in our network

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COVID-19: Service Updates from FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL, & Canada Post

lateshipment

FedEx is facing discrepancies in its services due to the prevailing situation. In its latest service alert , the carrier has stated that due to the high volume of parcels that they are dealing with at the moment, there may be delivery delays all over the U.S. Global Suspension of Money Back Guarantee FedEx has suspended its Money Back Guarantee for all FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx Office services worldwide. United Parcel Service (UPS).

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4 international shipping tips for eSellers this holiday season

Payoneer

Some shipping services allow you to bundle items together more effectively than others. When possible, combine multiple orders into one shipment to avoid multiple smaller units. North American eSellers can generally ship items economically when sending to Canada, Mexico or the United States. Some providers have tools that help your research regulations in advance, such as the United Parcel Service tool. Outsource shipping to a fulfillment service.

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Ship in Time! How to Optimize Your Shipping Deadlines for the Holidays

Weebly

Using a Shippo integration , Weebly supports various carriers, such as United States Postal Service , DHL Express and Parcelforce in the United Kingdom. Other carriers such as United Parcel Service (UPS) can be added on the drop-down menu. Even just in the United States, holiday deadlines are earlier for military post offices. Welcome to the holiday season for 2018 — is your eCommerce site ready for the influx of shoppers?