The cost of a conflict between Taiwan and China for the maritime industry

According to a recent assessment, if China carries out its threats to invade Taiwan, the shipping industry should prepare for a major crisis that would increase operating costs, result in lost ships and cause delays. At the same time, research by George Mason University’s Mercatus Center predicts that China will sever undersea Internet cables, which … Read more

USPS is proposing an increase in 2022 holiday shipping rates beginning October 2nd

Home > Holidays > USPS Proposed Shipping Fee Increase for 2022 Holidays Effective October 2nd USPS is proposing an increase in 2022 holiday shipping rates beginning October 2nd Continuing the annual rate increases that began in 2020, USPS has announced its proposed temporary rate adjustments for the peak season. The adjustments are to cover additional … Read more

2022 US Shipping Deadlines – Blog

Home > Holidays Uncategorized > 2022 US Shipping Deadlines 2022 US shipping deadlines With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s time to let your customers know about the shipping deadlines for the 2022 holiday season. This way, they know how long they need to place their orders so that all their gifts arrive at their … Read more

Maersk warns that global shipping demand is falling

A warning from AP Moeller-Maersk sent ripples through the shipping industry on Wednesday morning, leading to a 5% drop in the shipping giant’s share price in the early hours of trading that has signaled darker realities could be ahead. The peak As discussed on More Than Shipping regarding container security in the ports of Long … Read more offers new, lower USPS® shipping rates

Home > USPS News > Offers New Lower USPS® Shipping Rates offers new, lower USPS® shipping rates today announces the next phase of its decade-long partnership with the United States Post Office (USPS). In a renewed, direct agreement between the USPS and’s parent company, Auctane, we can now offer our customers … Read more

Russia withdraws from grain corridor agreement

As discussed on More Than Shipping, Ukraine’s grain corridor, set up with the help of Turkey and the United Nations, has been closed since it was set up over the summer. Over the weekend, Russia withdrew from the deal amid threats of military force against boats leaving Ukraine via the Black Sea. The situation Russia … Read more

ShipMonk Fulfillment Centers | Thanks Thursday shout outs

ShipMonk is privileged to have many hard-working, incredible team members across all of our state-of-the-art locations. We love to show them appreciation at every opportunity and that’s why we created “Thank You Thursday” to celebrate employees weekly. Check out October’s shoutouts at our fulfillment center locations. And if you’d like to join one of our … Read more

How to share shipping deadlines with your customers

It’s officially time to carefully hang your stockings up the chimney… and announce shipping deadlines for all your customers! You understand the importance of shipping deadlines, but your customers may not. Knowing shipping timelines for carriers can help your customers avoid late gifts. The best way to emphasize the importance of shipping deadlines is to … Read more