Reference: What You Need To Know About UPS’s Peak Surcharges

Back in June, news came out that UPS was planning to levy surcharges for peak periods, including over the coming 2018 holidays. To offset some of the added costs incurred during their busiest periods, UPS made the decision to add one or more peak surcharges for packages based on certain characteristics, as well as service

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Canada Post Strike: What To Expect & How To Prepare

At the time of writing, Canada Post is not currently on strike, but as indicated by an August meeting, at which the Crown corporation and unionized Canada Post workers were unsuccessful in reaching a new deal, a Canada Post strike could very well be imminent. That means, for many businesses and consumers that rely on

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Trade Tariffs Can’t Hamper Cross-Border eCommerce

If you have caught the news in the past few months (and perhaps even if you haven’t) you are well aware that the trade relation between Canada and the US is a little more strained than usual. With tit-for-tat tariffs, unusual politicking and potentially seismic shifts in policy being forecasted by the news headlines, the

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Pass It Around: How Cannabis Legalization Helps Fuel The Shipping Industry

On this very blog, we have talked about how the global parcel industry is on the rise, owing mostly to a cultural shift in consumerism that values convenience and delivery over the need to physically inspect an item before purchasing. This has been wonderful for ecommerce as a whole, but it’s about to get a

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The Parcel Industry Is Booming – Why That’s A Good Thing!

There was a time not too long ago when the only option for buying a new BBQ was to drive to the store, check out the prices, drive to another store and compare those prices, and then lug the BBQ of your choice into your car (provided you have a car) to take home with

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