UPS Announces Rate Increases, Effective December 24

Just to bring joy to the holidays, UPS announced they will increase rates by an average of 4.9%, effective December 24, 2017. Couldn’t they have waited until January 1, 2017 as most vendors do?

Here is The Press Release From UPS

Effective December 24, 2017, the rates for UPS® Ground, UPS Air and International services, as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 4.9%.

UPS continues to make investments in the speed, scope and coverage of our transportation network in order to support our customers’ growth and service needs. Rate increases support ongoing expansion and capabilities enhancements, while UPS maintains the high service levels customers expect.

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