Friday, October 12, 2018

Amazon to face higher shipping charges under proposed Postal Service prices hikes

Chain Store Age
The last mile of package delivery is likely to be get more expensive come the new year.

The U.S. Postal Service is seeking record price hikes, including up to a 12.3% increase in shipping charges for the parcel select delivery service used by Amazon and such companies as FedEx.

The USPS proposed a 9.3% increase on the service for packages weighing over one pound and a 12.3% increase on lighter packages.. . . more