Entries Tagged as 'Carriers'

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

FedEx NFL Draft Sweepstakes

It’s go time. Enter the FedEx 2011 NFL Draft Sweepstakes today. Here’s your chance to win a four-day trip to New York City for you and a guest, complete with tickets to the 2011 NFL Draft, hotel accommodations, $1,000 spending money and more. Team up with FedEx and go for it.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

2011 Carrier Rate Change Summary

A summary of the changes made by the major carriers for 2011 in a tri-fold format. Click on the image to download:

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Don’t Ship Beer to Sam Adams

Every year the Samuel Adams Brewing Company conducts a home-brewing contest and invites the contestants to ship their finest attempt to Sam Adams for grading. This is the advise from the Sam Adams Contest Site: Packing and Shipping Hints Carefully pack your entry in a sturdy box.  Line the inside of your carton with a […]

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

UPS & USPS Announce a 1 – 2 Rate Punch

New UPS Pricing To Take Effect Jan. 3, 2011 ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2010 –   UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released new published rates for 2011, including a net increase of 4.9 percent for UPS ground packages and a net increase of 4.9 percent on all air express and U.S. origin international shipments. The rate increase for UPS […]

Friday, September 24th, 2010

UPS vs FedEx; National Labor Relations Act vs Railway Labor Act?

Why does UPS want FedEx to be governed under the National Labor Relations Act rather by the Railway Labor Act? UPS is a trucking company that has become an airline, while FedEx is an airline that has become a trucking company.  Trucking companies are easy to unionize, while airlines are not.  While 85% of FedEx […]

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Carrier Rate Increases 2009 v 2010

The following chart compares the 2009 and 2010 rates of surcharges and accessorial charges by FedEx and UPS. Click on the image below to download the charts.