On Tuesday, FedEx announced that it would raise its shipping rates by 4.9 percent, effective on January 5, 2015.
UPS continues to suffer setbacks as more retailers have begun offering free shipping and the delivery atmosphere has become more competitive.
Cargo carriers are beginning to recover from the delays caused by last year's brutal winter.
Delivery is the latest fad to take the startup industry by storm, with new services springing up every day.
Whole Foods has partnered with Instacart to deliver groceries to your doorstep.