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Dimensional Doomsday? UPS CEO hints dimensional pricing change could be announced within a month

In what was described as a “fireside chat” between Bernstein analysts and UPS CEO Scott Davis during an investor-relations meeting on Wednesday, Davis called the approach “sensible” when asked whether the global shipping leader would follow in the footsteps of its largest competitor and apply dimensional weight pricing to all
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Why FedEx Shippers Should Be Scrambling To Analyze Their Data

FedEx made headlines once again Friday, announcing, effective January 1, 2015, that FedEx Ground will apply dimensional weight pricing to all shipments. Currently, FedEx applies dimensional weight pricing only to packages measuring three cubic feet (5,184 cubic inches) or greater. Dimensional weight pricing is commonly used by both FedEx and UPS,
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Potential still exists for UPS work stoppage amid key labor dispute

According to multiple media reports, negotiations between key unionized voting districts and UPS are still spinning their wheels. Local 89, the Teamsters chapter that represents UPS’s unionized workforce districts in Philadelphia, western Pennsylvania and Louisville, is still at odds with the major shipping giant in these geographic areas over individual
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