What are UPS and FedEx Peak Surcharges? UPS, FedEx and other carriers have responded to COVID by increasing fees and stopping Guaranteed Service Refunds (GSRs) or Late Package Refunds (LPRs). You might notice that UPS and FedEx have added a new type of surcharge, directly related to COVID-19. Both companies have dubbed these Peak Surcharges, with some specific charge names under this umbrella term. The specific surcharges, rates, and applications are being updated frequently as the carriers continue to monitor current events.You can see the latest information using the links below: UPS Peak Surcharge Info FedEx Peak Surcharge Info Why Add Peak Surcharges? More people are ordering packages than ever before, as many retail locations have been closed, and companies have a higher volume while also trying to speed up shipping. Organizations that have switched to online operations are now utilizing shipping services for the first time. Front-line businesses (healthcare, PPE
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One of the most costly things when it comes to your parcel spend is hidden fees, or fees that you don't see because they happened after the fact. This is an issue that many companies experience when it comes to the cost of shipping regarding residential shipping costs vs. commercial shipping costs.
Declared value is essentially insurance for a particular package purchased at the time of shipping, which is offered by the carriers to the shipper as a precaution. But is it costing you more than it's worth?
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