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UPS Slaps Surcharge on Domestic Parcels Amid E-Commerce Surge

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.

There’s good and bad news for shippers operating in an environment set by the coronavirus pandemic and the surge in e-commerce usage in the wake of stores closures and social distancing. UPS began instituting peak surcharges on May 31 until further notice on certain U.S. domestic packages. A previously announced peak surcharge on certain international…

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