UPS 2018 General Rate Increase and Other Changes

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by Dave Sullivan
Effective December 24, 2017 (yes, you read that correctly), rates for UPS Ground, UPS Air, and International services as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and the between the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average of 4.9%.
A complete analysis from Shipware will be forthcoming over the next week or so, and we will look at the impact of the rate increase in more detail. As usual, expect there to be a disconnect between the announced increase of 4.9% and reality in several key areas.
In the meantime, here are some important preliminary takeaways: …

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