[ic] ups-query problem.

Gert van der Spoel gert at 3edge.com
Thu Aug 13 19:03:34 UTC 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
> users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Rick Bragg
> Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2009 9:53 PM
> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
> Subject: [ic] ups-query problem.
> Hi,
> I have the following ups-query tag:
> [ups-query
>     weight=5
>     origin=05404
>     zip=90210
>     country=US
>     mode=GNDRES
>  ]
> This returns $10.29.
> However, when I look up the same on the UPS website, I get the
> following:
> UPS Ground:      13.56 USD
> Fuel Surcharge:   0.47  USD
> Total:           14.03 USD
> Seems the farther the distance, and faster the method I use, the bigger
> the spread, ouch!  Creating code to try do compensate for this is just
> a
> bad idea.  It will pretty much never be right.
> This has actually been a long time problem as far as I can tell, but I
> never really needed to use this until now.
> Is ups-query no longer used? What is going on with this?  Anybody?

[ups-query]  tag is interfacing with Business::UPS .... 

Perhaps you can try the example script on:

to see if that returns different results.

Then you might want to check caching of the ups queries?  ... 
I never used this stuff, so just guessing.



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