UPS Opens New Hub in Atlanta

  • UPS opens a new 1.2 million square foot warehouse on 321 acres in west Atlanta. Based on high-tech design and systems. Supply Chain 24/7 reported, “A UPS spokeswoman told LM that UPS continues to actively build out capacity in Georgia to efficiently accommodate the rapidly expanding e-commerce shipping needs of its commercial and residential customers in this fast-growing area.”

Peak Season Postal Increase

  • Just in time for peak season for eCommerce, the United States Postal Service is proposing amounts to a 2.5% increase that would take effect in January 2019. USA Today noted that the plan comes when USPS was already having issues, as mail has been replaced with electronic communication. USA Today reported, “While the service has been handling more package delivery, the loss in mail delivery has been more dramatic – and mail is the service’s main source of revenue, Postmaster General and CEO Megan Brennan said earlier this year of the financial loss.”

    While the letter prices have also been proposed, the rate increase that will impact our industry the most:

    Small Flat Rate Box
    Medium Flat Rate Box
    Large Flat Rate Box
    APO/FPO Large Flat Rate Box
    Regular Flat Rate Envelope
    Legal Flat Rate Envelope
    Padded Flat Rate Envelope

What is Blockchain?

As of September 8, 2020, Crimson & Co (formerly The Progress Group/TPG) has rebranded as Argon & Co following the successful merger with Argon Consulting in April 2018. 

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