Price adjustments make USPS parcel shipping more competitive

The eyefortransport logistics blog suggests that the USPS may pick up some more parcel business thanks to FedEx and UPS’s dimensional pricing, along with USPS price reductions:

Now let’s talk about parcels. In my last blog post I wrote about the move FedEx made to convert to dimensional pricing, matching UPS’s decision. I should point out that USPS has applied to the Postal Regulatory Commission for approval to lower some priority mail rates starting on September 7 this year.

The drop in pricing targets parcels transported up to 1,000 miles and weighing 3 to 40 pounds. Some zone pricing will drop more than 50 percent as the Postal Service tries to make some hay from the UPS and FedEx decisions to switch to DIM pricing.

When shopping your parcel shipping business, it would be wise to take a look at USPS.

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