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The Shipwire Blog/Kenny Lim

UPS and Fedex 2011 Price Hikes! Wanna Cut Costs?

Shipping rates are going up in 2011. If you're a small-mid size business shipping from the US, you've probably heard UPS and Fedex announce the rate increases starting in January 2011. Every year it's the same, and 2011 looks no different. It is so consistent there is even an industry accronym for it "GRI" - General Rate Increase. We've written about it in 2009 and 2008. Call it what you want, it hasn't changed a bit. Shipwire calls it "the shipping rate game". We hope you call their bluff and do something about it! We can help.
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Out of stock? Keep Selling!

Backorders are an opportunity to pre-sell inventory and let your buyers know that they will be the first to get product when it arrives. Shipwire backorder inventory management system information.
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