Shipping is quickly becoming a complex element for many business owners. Shippers find its complexity challenging as it continues to grow and evolve over the years. If it’s been complex and difficult for you, you are not alone. We understand that the state of shipping has transformed over the years and it’s been a costly effort for shippers like you to keep up.
Amazon has come a long way since their birth in 1994, when they first began as a humble e-commerce store selling just books, before they grew into the online retail giant they are today. Many are fascinated with the level of their success, while businesses are wary of the trail they are blazing as they try to keep up with the changing landscape.
So, how does Amazon manage to stay on top? And more importantly, how can you compete and leverage their success simultaneously?
As we approach January 27th, the start date of USPS 2019 rate increases, we thought it would be helpful to provide some resources around industry-wide rate increases. New year, new shipping rates. Right? With a fairly substantial increase in fuel surcharges beginning in September, FedEx, UPS, and USPS have all announced their increases.