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2018 FedEx fees for value-added services

There are dozens of accessorial charges to be aware of when shipping. Accessorials account for a large percentage of carriers’ total annual revenue and continue to be a pain to shippers everywhere. The fact is, just like the telephone companies, hotels and airlines, parcel carriers like FedEx are counting on these extra shipping fees to make them money. Often referred …

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How to reduce the impact of accessorial charges

Shipping isn’t as simple as it once was. If you’re worried about the implications of carrier rate increases, surcharges, dimensional weight and other rising shipping costs on your bottom line, a recent survey from Parcel shows you’re not alone. Many people have been startled by the unexpected charges on their invoice. In the carrier service performance survey, Parcel asked participants, …