Will UPS Inject “Surge” Pricing for the Holidays like Uber?

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Uber uses “Surge” pricing to set the rates for their fares…so as demand increase so does the rate for the same trip when demand is lower.  This is something the airlines and other industries have used for years as well.  UPS has been hinting at this for a number of years but we don’t think…

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Amazon & Uber vs. UPS & FedEx

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With the rise of shipping costs, retailers are taking things into their own hands. Just today a Wall Street Journal article mentions Amazon’s possible partnership with Uber to have their packages delivered by everyday people.  Not only that but Amazon has been testing the use of drones to delivery their packages as well. With these…

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