UPS 2019 Rate Increase: What’s REALLY going on here?

As you probably know, UPS typically increases their base service rates by 4.9% each year. This year is no exception - rates are increasing by 4.9%, effective December 26, 2018. The part you might not know is that surcharges and accessorial fees are changing - some by substantially more than 4.9%. The real pain will [...]

UPS 2019 Rate Increase: What’s REALLY going on here?2018-12-27T00:44:49+00:00

UPS Billing Center Overview

If you're an existing UPS customer and aren't using the UPS Billing Center, you're missing out on some great features.  It may be tempting to rely on that paper invoice that you've always gotten from UPS, but here are a few big things you won't want to miss. First, you'll be able to access you [...]

UPS Billing Center Overview2018-12-21T01:46:37+00:00

UPS Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR) 2018 Holiday Schedule

It's that time of year again.  And, yes, UPS does limit your ability to claim refunds for late shipments around the holidays.  But there are many UPS services that are still guaranteed throughout the holiday season.  Here's a quick guide that shows which UPS shipments will be eligible for refunds this holiday season and which [...]

UPS Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR) 2018 Holiday Schedule2018-12-06T01:26:55+00:00

The holidays are coming! Can shoppers find you?

Successful eCommerce companies understand that new customers come from all over the internet. They attract buyers from websites like Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Pinterest, and many other sources, and they manage it all seamlessly. How do they pull it off? A multi-channel approach like this would be overwhelming if you tried to do it without the [...]

The holidays are coming! Can shoppers find you?2018-12-20T19:26:38+00:00

The Big Logistics Problem Facing eCommerce Subscription Companies this Year (and 3 Ways to Solve It)

How important are ratings and reviews for eCommerce subscription companies? A PEW research poll found that more than half of all adults check an online store’s rating before they make a purchase, and millennials are the most rating-sensitive generation. They’re also the biggest market alive today, and they love to shop online.   Yes, the [...]

The Big Logistics Problem Facing eCommerce Subscription Companies this Year (and 3 Ways to Solve It)2018-10-22T17:31:18+00:00

Save Money on UPS Business Accounts

If your business ships via UPS, you've probably noticed that UPS hikes their rates nearly every year.  The easiest way to reduce your shipping costs and save money on UPS business shipping - WITHOUT changing anything about how you operate - is to use an automated UPS parcel auditing system.   Refund Geeks system will [...]

Save Money on UPS Business Accounts2018-10-05T22:05:33+00:00

UPS Rate Increases for 2018

UPS has announced a rate increase of 4.9% for many of its domestic services, effective Dec 24, 2017.  Along with this increase comes a surcharge increase intended to roll out "by peak season" next year. Below are some key elements to the rate increase: 4.9% increase will apply to UPS Ground, UPS Air and International [...]

UPS Rate Increases for 20182018-10-05T22:10:46+00:00