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FedEx, UPS Increase Shipping Surcharges as Pandemic Supply Chain Issues Stick Around
May 25, 2021 at 1:18 pm

Both UPS and FedEx have announced additional peak surcharges as a result of the pandemic’s continued disruption of the shipping industry. FedEx announced increased fees for multiple ground shipping options, while UPS increased prices of international shipments from Asian and Oceanic countries, including China...

Shipping Delays Expected to Extend 'Into Spring and Summer' (and America's $1,400 Stimulus Checks Could Make Slowdowns Worse)
March 24, 2021 at 10:55 am

Eugene Seroka, executive director for the Port of Los Angeles, said shipping volume is about to surge again over the next few weeks, continuing "into the spring and summer." And analysts are worried that the $1,400 checks issued as part of the Biden administration's $1.9 trillion stimulus package will make delays worse as Americans keep spending online...

VisionUSA Teams Up With UPS to Deliver Carbon Neutral Initiative
March 9, 2021 at 10:41 am

VisionUSA, the Dallas-based designer and manufacturer of branded promotional products, today announced a collaboration with UPS to improve corporate sustainability practices. Working with UPS, VisionUSA will minimize monthly shipping emissions with voluntary or regulatory carbon credits. “Our goal is to leverage the best practices of environmental responsibility,” said Felix Soliz, president of VisionUSA. “Our mission…