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FedEx Sunday Ground Delivery Service Begins
In an effort to combat fallout from the recent split from Amazon, FedEx Sunday Ground delivery service was launched this past weekend on January 26, 2019.
Norway Lifts VAT and Customs Fees for Low-Value Goods
Norway's government is lifting customs fees for low-value imports and imposing VAT taxes on online sellers with annual sales of 50000+ Kroner to Norwegians.
UPS Launches Free Plug-Ins to eCommerce Platforms
In an effort to gain more market share in the eCommerce shipping world, UPS has launched free plug-ins for Woocommerce, Magento, OpenCart, and PrestaShop.
USPS Releases Five-Year Turnaround Plan
After months of deliberation, USPS has released its five-year turnaround plan to place the organization on healthier financial ground and avoid insolvency.
Brazil Experiences Delays on Inbound Mail and Parcels
Brazil is experiencing long delays on inbound mail and parcels due to significant increases in import volume, and hopes to resolve this by late February.
US Mail Temporarily Suspended at Baghdad Airport
Due to recent strife, USPS will temporarily suspend mail acceptance for mail and parcels passing through the Baghdad Airport starting on Monday, January 13.
Australia Fires Halt Collection and Delivery of Mail
Australia Post has issued a statement that the Australia fires will halt the collection and delivery of mail and parcels in postal codes across the country.
Postmaster General Megan Brennan to Delay Retiring
Postmaster General Megan Brennan had previously announced her plans to retire on January 31, 2020, but she will delay retiring until her successor is found.
UPS and FedEx Raise Fees on Heavy Packages
In an attempt to capture higher margins on eCommerce packages, UPS and FedEx have raised fees for additional handling on parcels weighing 50 pounds or more.
Carriers Expect Record Return Shipments After Holidays
Due to record-breaking package volume this holiday season, shipping carriers are gearing up to deal with record-breaking return shipments in January 2020.
FedEx and UPS On-Time Deliveries Fall in 2019 Peak Season, USPS Skyrockets
Compared to high performance percentages in 2018's peak shipping season, the percentages of both UPS & FedEx's on-time deliveries fell drastically in 2019.
USPS Helps Secretly Fulfill Children’s Letters to Santa
Every year USPS helps fulfill children's letters to Santa by calling on volunteers to buy presents that kids ask for in letters addressed to the North Pole.