UPS Inc. has shared its peak holiday shipping prices, which are a little higher than those of FedEx Corp. for customers who ship in bulk.
Between October 29 and January 13, 2019, UPS will charge very high-volume customers who use its home air services $7.50 per box. This is about a cent more than what FedEx (NYSE: FDX) charges for similar services. UPS charges $6.40 per box for its ground domestic and SurePost services, which is about a cent more than what FedEx charges. The United States Postal Service works with SurePost to make it work.
Additional Fees for Special Care and Oversized Packages
From October 1, extra fees of $6.90 will be added to packages that need special care. Shipments that are too big to fit in a normal UPS box will also have to pay an extra fee of $74.90 and a handle fee of $410.
From October 1 to January 13, there are costs.
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