Shipping Tips for Home-Based Small Businesses

From our Packing and Shipping Service to you:
Shipping Tips for Small & Home-Based Businesses in Hendersonville.

packing-and-shipping-servicesWe are fast approaching the date when the major shipping carriers will be using the dimensions of a package as part of the formula that’s used to calculate shipping costs. Starting January of 2015, UPS and FedEx will be calculating their charges for ground shipments based on the greater of the two – the actual gross weight or the estimated weight of a package based on its dimensions. You can read more about dimensional weight shipping here. If you provide your small business packing and shipping service, following these tips will help you efficiently and properly package your items.

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Dimensional Weight Shipping Costs and Your Small Business

Dimensional weight shipping is the new order when it comes to ground shipping. Gone are the days of shipping items to customers via UPS and FedEx based on only the weight of the package. Starting January 1, 2015, the dimensions of a package will be part of the formula used to calculate what you’ll be paying for all UPS® Ground services and UPS® Standard to Canada, and FedEx Ground services. [Read more…]