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UPS Sets Holiday Shipping Fee Hikes—Sticking Retailers With a Bloated Bill

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

The overall spike in e-commerce purchases and package shipments since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has ramped up shipping costs for major delivery companies, and now new fees are going to come at a bigger price for their retail clients and possibly their end consumers. United Parcel Service (UPS) has added surcharges to high-volume…

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