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When selecting a carrier and service within the READY TO SHIP page, the "Additional Shipment Options" will allow you to specify when an order will ship, request pick or confirmation services and include insurance. These options are available for USPS, FedEx and UPS shipments.

Ship Date

Select the Ship Date, when the package will be mailed, for USPS, FedEx, or DHL Express shipments. Also called 'post dating', then enables you to delay shipment notifications to your store until the ship date, as well as request a USPS package pickup. Learn more about advancing ship dates.

Request a Pick Up

When the Ship Date is advanced one day for USPS shipments, you may request that your USPS courier pickup a package. Learn more about scheduling a USPS package pick up.

Confirmation

Confirmation options are available for purchase for USPS, UPS, and FedEx, if your shipment requires specific services for delivery. Learn more about confirmation options.

Insurance

Many carrier services include a base level of insurance or declared value coverage. To add additional insurance protection, opt to Add Insurance. ShippingEasy partners with Shipsurance for affordable and reliable insurance options, available with most carrier services. Learn more about shipment insurance.

Saturday Options

UPS and FedEx provide various Saturday pickup and delivery options. These options will only appear on certain days of the week, depending on the service. For instance, with an overnight service, you may see this on a Friday. With a two day service, you may see it on a Thursday.

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USPS does not provide an option to specify a Saturday delivery, however will do so at no extra cost if it is within the service commitment.

Additional Handling

UPS provides an option to designate packages that require special handling. Learn more about UPS Additional Handling.

Hold for Pickup

Hold for Pickup is a special service offered by certain carriers that allows the package to be held at the carrier facility where it can be picked up by a specified recipient.

ShippingEasy does not support Hold for Pickup.

Learn more about USPS Hold for Pickup and UPS Hold for Pickup.

Shipper or Signature Release

A Shipper or Signature Release authorizes the carrier to release the package or letter on the first delivery attempt without receiving a signature. When a release is selected, the shipper accepts liability for the loss of the package after delivery.

UPS refers to this service as "Shipper Release". FedEx refers to the service as "Signature Release". Other carriers may use similar names.

ShippingEasy does not provide support for Shipper or Signature Release.


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