2016 Shipping Rates for UPS, FedEx, CanadaPost

Shipping Rates

Every year, the published shipping rates for the major carrier changes. Find out what you can expect to pay in 2016.

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by Sandy Ahluwalia

Nov 30, 2015

Key Points

  • UPS, FedEx, and CanadaPost raised shipping rates in 2016, impacting ground and air services.
  • UPS increased rates by 4.9% for ground and 5.2% for air/international services on December 28, 2016.
  • Secureship users may experience a slight increase in shipping rates following the carrier rate hikes in 2016.
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2016 Shipping Rates for UPS, FedEx, and CanadaPost

Information about the 2016 shipping rates for FedEx, UPS, and CanadaPost.

Every year, the published shipping rates for the major carrier changes. On December 28th, 2016, UPS will increase its rates on average by 4.9%1 for ground services and 5.2%1 for air and international services.  FedEx will be increasing its shipping rates on average by 4.9%2 effective January 4th, 2016. On January 11th, 2016, CanadaPost will be increasing their shipping rates by 3.9%.

What does this mean for me?

Since Secureship offers you a percentage savings based on the tariff prices of these carriers, it means you will see a small increase in your shipping rates when the carrier raises their rates.

1. http://www.rates.ups.com/
2. http://investors.fedex.com/news-and-events/investor-news/news-release-details/2015/FedEx-to-Increase-Shipping-Rates-for-Express-Ground-and-Freight-Services/default.aspx
3. http://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/business/productsservices/rates.jsf

About the author: Sandy Ahluwalia

About the author

For the last 10 years, Sandy Ahluwalia has been heavily involved in the shipping industry. He has helped businesses with all their shipping needs from light weight courier packages to 100,000 lbs freight requiring multi-mode transportation. In his spare time, he likes to eat, read, play squash, visit friends, travel, and simply enjoy life.
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