While the US has agreed to stay in the UPU (International Postal Union), change is still coming. Starting July 1, 2020, countries will have the ability to self-declare their terminal dues, which will most likely result in rate increases. That means cross-border commerce will continue to be even more complicated, and duties and taxes can be a minefield.

Pitney Bowes encourages shippers to pay attention to upcoming deadlines. You can learn more here. Also, you can talk to your client success manager about exploring strategies to ensure a smooth transition. By offering DDP and DDU without applying onerous surcharges or premiums for de-risking DDP transactions, Pitney Bowes can help you future proof your international delivery.

 

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