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SPECIAL OFFER from Smailex

SPECIAL OFFER from Smailex | Shipping News | Scoop.it
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An incredible 15% less for shipping services. Only a few days! Get on http://www.smailex.com 

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The fastest way to find better quotes and make shipments - Smailex

The fastest way to find better quotes and make shipments - Smailex | Shipping News | Scoop.it
Find the best rates from FedEx and UPS with Smailex.com. Make shipments with any carrier from one place.
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UPS Freight raising rate 5.9% in June - Atlanta Business Chronicle

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UPS Freight raising rate 5.9% in June
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UPS Freight announced on Friday reported a 5.9 percent rate hike for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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Fed-Ex Delivery Manager — Customize your Home Delivery! – May ...

Fed-Ex Delivery Manager — Customize your Home Delivery! – May ... | Shipping News | Scoop.it
Click the banner to take a look! Fed-Ex has brought a new way to customize your home delivery! You can now Manage all deliveries and never miss that important package! Features include: Fed-Ex Delivery Manager ...
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ReportAlert.info - FedEx (NYSE:FDX) publishes FY12 Global Citizenship Report - Justmeans

ReportAlert.info - FedEx (NYSE:FDX) publishes FY12 Global Citizenship Report - Justmeans | Shipping News | Scoop.it
ReportAlert.info - FedEx (NYSE:FDX) publishes FY12 Global Citizenship Report
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FedEx networks provide increased Access, giving people the means to connect with opportunity and innovation.
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Where most parcels come from...

Where most parcels come from... | Shipping News | Scoop.it
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1. Georgia (GA)

2. California (CA)

3. Florida (FL)

4. Massachusetts (MA)

5. North Carolina (NC)

6. New York (NY)

7. Washington (WA)

8. Arizona (AZ)

9. Texas (TX)

10. Virginia (VA)

 

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Detroit makes list of top cities for dog attacks on postal workers - WKZO

Detroit makes list of top cities for dog attacks on postal workers - WKZO | Shipping News | Scoop.it
Detroit makes list of top cities for dog attacks on postal workers
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DETROIT (WKZO) -- The U.S. Postal Service says The City of Angels is America's top city when it comes to dog attacks.
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Fragile packages

Instead of the label "Fragile", add another layer of protection by packaging the first box inside a second, larger box, then adding a few inches of cushioning around the interior parcel. 

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5 Easy Tips for Shipping Large Items -

5 Easy Tips for Shipping Large Items - | Shipping News | Scoop.it
Are you stuck trying to figure out how to ship an unusually large item? You’re not alone: large and oversize items are definitely the most …
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An exclusive guide for a small business by Dennis O’Donnell - co-founder of Clear-Coat LLC and active blogger.

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Shipping Facts

FedEx's custom black-and-white-painted Panda Express planes have shuttled multiple bears back and forth from Chinese to American zoos. 

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Single- or Double-Ply?

Each carrier has some guidelines for providing sufficient protection to delivered packages. One of the basic rule is about double walled: use fresh boxes whenever possible. UPS says: "The more times a box is used, the more it loses its original protective qualities".


So, if it's possible, try to avoid using a previously used box, especially if it's been kicked.

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The USPS outlawed the mailing of construction materials after a man building a house in Alaska found it was cheapest to send every brick by U.S. mail. 

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Better price for a 10 pounds box from NY to SF: $17.58 instead of $20.28

Better price for a 10 pounds box from NY to SF: $17.58 instead of $20.28 | Shipping News | Scoop.it
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SMAILEX RATES:

 

UPS Ground: $18.69 (economy: $4.63)

FedEx Ground: $17.58 (economy: 2.7$)

 


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U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement

U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement | Shipping News | Scoop.it
A Postal Service program created after anthrax attacks gathers photos of the exterior of every piece of paper mail processed in the nation — about 160 billion pieces last year.
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FedEx Parks Jets Sooner to Cut Costs as Economy Slows - Bloomberg

FedEx Parks Jets Sooner to Cut Costs as Economy Slows - Bloomberg | Shipping News | Scoop.it
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Postal inspectors watching for additional suspicious letters - Shreveport Times

Postal inspectors watching for additional suspicious letters - Shreveport Times | Shipping News | Scoop.it
Postal inspectors watching for additional suspicious letters
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FedEx Uses Social Media to Achieve Customer Service Success | Social Media Today

FedEx Uses Social Media to Achieve Customer Service Success | Social Media Today | Shipping News | Scoop.it
Ginna Sauerwein explains how FedEx uses social media to provide excellent customer service. FedEx integrates across multiple functions to create a seamless customer service experience. They try new technology, like video chat.
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Where most parcels come from...

Where most parcels come from... | Shipping News | Scoop.it
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1. Georgia (GA)

2. California (CA)

3. Florida (FL)

4. Massachusetts (MA)

5. North Carolina (NC)

6. New York (NY)

7. Washington (WA)

8. Arizona (AZ)

9. Texas (TX)

10. Virginia (VA)

 

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Put contacts inside a package

Enclose an extra label, business card or letterhead with and address and phone number for both the shipper and recipient inside the package before sealing it.

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Using right tape

FedEx recommends that inside your box, you "place goods that might be affected by dirt, water or wet conditions inside a plastic bag."

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Cushion the Blow

You’ll need 4-6” of dead space on every dimension inside the box:


- wrap each item individually with a minimum 2-3 in. of cushioning

- place at least 2 in. from the walls of the box and fill with even more cushioning

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5 Easy Tips for Shipping Large Items

Are you stuck trying to figure out how to ship an unusually large item? You’re not alone: large and oversize items are definitely the most …
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An exclusive guide for small business by Dennis O’Donnell - co-founder of Clear-Coat LLC and active blogger. 

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Comparing UPS, FedEx, and USPS: Which is the Best Carrier to Ship? -

What comes to mind when you think about the cheapest option to ship a parcel? Sure, USPS. Well, we are going to break this myth and tell you when …
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Better price for a 8 pounds box from NY to WA: $16.07 instead of $18.20

Better price for a 8 pounds box from NY to WA: $16.07 instead of $18.20 | Shipping News | Scoop.it
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from Albany, NY to Seattle, WA

8.0. pounds box


UPS Ground for $16.07 (your ecomony: $2.12)

UPS Three-Day Select for $48.51 (your ecomony: $6.51)

UPS Second Day Air for $70.42 (your ecomony: $9.48)

UPS Next Day Air Saver for $112.47 (your ecomony: $8.49)


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UPS Ground for a 30 pounds box from CA to FL for a 43.8$ instead of 59.62$

UPS Ground for a 30 pounds box from CA to FL for a 43.8$ instead of 59.62$ | Shipping News | Scoop.it
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UPS Ground$ 43.8 . You save $ 15.82 .  UPS Three-Day Select$ 116.13 . You save $ 19.7  UPS Second Day Air$ 170.49 . You save $ 23.7 

 

* for a 30 pounds package from SF, CA to Miami, FL

 

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