UPS and FedEx raise freight rates

Jul 2, 2012 Full story: Internet Retailer

Retailers shipping large items like couches and treadmills in non-contractual less-than-truckload shipments via United Parcel Service Inc.

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Scott Winters

Walla Walla, WA

#1 Jul 2, 2012
They've raised their costs? I had no idea. So, is this going to prompt a general price hike for all courier services or just the big ones? Will small companies such as be affected? It's definitely going to affect major online stores, though. I wonder if Amazon will still offer their free shipping benefits.

Bhopal, India

#2 Aug 13, 2012
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Bountiful, UT

#3 Sep 27, 2012
I didn't know they even raised their prices. I guess that shows you how much I ship items. I wonder if the same goes for courier in toronto? I need to be able to ship stuff for a good price.

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