UPS rate hike
UPS is making two changes next month that are liable to affect your bottom line. It’s raising its shipping rates, and it’s reducing its “oversize” threshold.
Here’s a PDF describing the rate hike. The oversize threshold works like this: Previously, items that were over 60 inches on the package’s longest side qualified for an extra handling charge. That dimension has been reduced to 48 inches. So now, if you’re shipping something that measures over 48 inches on its longest side, you’ll be charged an extra $10.50 for handling.
Both changes are official on July 11, 2016.