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UPS Joins Trend to Charge by Package Dimensions

June 17, 2014
Following rival FedEx Corp., UPS will start charging by package size instead of weight for domestic ground service delivery.

As the logistics giants struggle with rising fuel costs, UPS is following FedEx’s move last May to price packages based on size rather than weight.  The pricing change will take effect Dec. 29, and will also include packages to Canada.

Read more about UPS’s pricing change and what’s behind it on IndustryWeek.  IndustryWeek is an MHL companion site within Penton’s Manufacturing & Supply Chain Group.