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4 Tips to Minimize the Impact of Shipping Surge Pricing | TotalRetail

4 Tips to Minimize the Impact of Shipping Surge Pricing | TotalRetail

Shipping costs continue to be the No. 1 reason for cart abandonment, and this new “surge charge” won’t help. There are steps you can take to minimize the impact of this new surge pricing and help you sleep at night: 1. Realize the everything in your agreement is negotiable. Standard carrier response will tell you […]

UPS, FedEx roll out pricing for ultra-short-haul delivery services | 21st Century Postal Worker

UPS, FedEx roll out pricing for ultra-short-haul delivery services | 21st Century Postal Worker

UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. are offering a new type of pricing for deliveries within a 50-mile radius, according to a person familiar with the companies’ strategy, in a move designed to divert local “last mile” business-to-consumer traffic normally moving with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Short-haul shipments delivered by the two giants would fall […]

FedEx and UPS pricing models no longer match up like the old days | Logistics Management

FedEx and UPS pricing models no longer match up like the old days | Logistics Management

Martinez also noted that with this announcement FedEx did not match UPS’s rate increase, with FedEx taking a 3.9% increase on Express and International Export and Import products compared a 4.9% average for UPS, and the FedEx Ground minimum charge at $7.25 compared to UPS’s $7.32, along with the companies set to have totally different […]

UPS, following FedEx lead, shrinks threshold of dimensional pricing on parcel shipments | DC Velocity

UPS, following FedEx lead, shrinks threshold of dimensional pricing on parcel shipments | DC Velocity

Company drops divisor to 139 from 166, subjecting more parcels to costlier price formula; shipments measuring 1 cubic foot or less not affected. UPS Inc. said late Friday it will expand the volume of parcels that are priced on their dimensions rather than just their weight, a move that follows on the heels of a […]

UPS Sees 2016 Profit Rising as E-Commerce Strategy Pays Off | Bloomberg Business

UPS Sees 2016 Profit Rising as E-Commerce Strategy Pays Off | Bloomberg Business

United Parcel Service Inc.’s profit is likely to climb well beyond analyst expectations this year, helped by a new pricing strategy and the use of technology to make e-commerce more profitable. … UPS has turned to a mix of technology and new pricing methods to help make e-commerce and the broader business more profitable. A […]

France fines 20 delivery firms €672m (£488m) for price fixing | BBC News

France fines 20 delivery firms €672m (£488m) for price fixing | BBC News

The companies fined include the French divisions of FedEx Express, TNT and DHL Express. TLF, the delivery union, was also among those fined. The authority said that the price rises especially damaged small businesses. An additional fine of €1.4m was issued to 15 of the companies, for agreeing on a system designed to pass on […]

FedEx Earnings Preview: Fuel Price Decline, Pricing Mechanism To Drive Earnings | Forbes

FedEx Earnings Preview: Fuel Price Decline, Pricing Mechanism To Drive Earnings | Forbes

Fuel Prices To Affect Revenues and Margins In the previous quarter, FedEx’s fuel surcharge declined as a result of the decline in fuel prices. We expect the trend to have continued in the fourth quarter. Though the decline in fuel prices would have helped reduce FedEx’s fuel bills, the decline in fuel surcharge would have […]

Pricing News Daily > 3/3/15

Pricing News Daily > 3/3/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is brought to you by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to […]

Strong Increase In Pricing Expected For Fedex | Forbes

Strong Increase In Pricing Expected For Fedex | Forbes

FedEx is likely to see strong growth in its pricing in 2015. The increase in pricing will be the result of the company’s response to the overwhelming e-commerce volumes and declining fuel prices. The likelihood of the logistics industry now imposing peak-based surcharges could also drive an increase in pricing. In this article we take […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/7/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/7/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]