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The Shipwire Blog/Katie Fredericks

DHL Global Mail Rate Increase: June 2016

Each year, parcel carriers announce rate increases to coincide with market factors. Effective January 2, 2016, DHL Global Mail increased their rates across a variety of different service levels. Over the past five months, Ingram Micro has been actively working with DHL Global Mail to provide the most competitive rate for you, our customer. This...
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FedEx Modifies Additional Handling Surcharge

On June 1, 2016, FedEx will modify the additional handling surcharge from 60 inches (150 cm) on the longest side to 48 inches (120 cm) on the longest side. The change applies to Express and Ground parcel shipments. In the FedEx Q3 earnings call, Mike Glenn, executive vice president of FedEx, said the carrier is...
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2016 USPS Rate Increase Impact

In October 2015, USPS announced it would be increasing rates across the board. After much anticipation, the new rate increase figures have been released and include changes to domestic as well as international prices. USPS rate changes by the numbers: 15.6% price increase for Priority Mail Express 9.8% price increase for Priority Mail 3.1% price...
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