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Shipping Rates — “GRIn” And Don’t Bear It, June 15, 2011

Every single year UPS and FedEx do their annual rate increase dance. The market calls this dance the GRI or the “General Rate Increase”. The Dance is usually performed as a “Two-Step” to dazzle the marketplace into not realizing they just had their toes stepped on.

If you are a volume shipper; what do you do in the face of these increases? First, understand the dance, then checkout out the increases and then decide how you want to grow your business. If you are a numbers and charts person, our Carrier Shipping Rates Calculator can be eye-opening. See pdf copy. Read the post here.

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