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What USPS shipping rates are available from Amazon?

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Merchants who sell on Amazon's marketplace have access to shipping services through Amazon. Amazon quotes rates directly from carriers, such as USPS, and bills postage purchases to your seller account. Learn more.

Amazon offers USPS' most recent published rates (as of January 17th, 2016) for a mix of commercial discounts on USPS services. These rates vary by service: 

While Amazon provides the lowest published USPS rates for each service, the Amazon platform has limited shipping tools. In contrast, merchants get the same discounted rates and save time with specialized shipping solutions through ShippingEasy

ShippingEasy offers robust features for businesses of all sizes:

Streamlined order management:
  • One-stop shipping: integrate all your selling channels and manage your shipping in one easy-to-use interface. ShippingEasy automatically receives orders from Amazon (and other platforms), then updates shipments back to your stores.
  • Buy multiple labels at once: batching and group printing allow you to purchase up to 200 labels with a click. 
  • Unlimited label reprints: unlimited access to your purchased labels for days on end.
  • Split/combine orders: separate orders by line items and split single line items into multiple shipments. You can even combine multiple orders destined for the same address.
  • Multi-box shipping: generate multiple labels for each order with a single click. Also, print multi-package labels for UPS and FedEx shipments.
Save your preferences for less clicks:
  • Default label settings: set your label preferences once and forget it. Change them anytime if your printing needs change.
  • Printer integration: print labels and other documents automatically to the correct printer- every time.
  • Save packages and services: instantly recall your most used combinations of services, as well as package dimensions. No more entering the same information over and over again.
  • Product catalog: save your product details and package weights calculate instantly. Use the weights that you want, without having to override recommended weights. Also makes completing customs forms a breeze.
  • Mapping: from categorizing orders to applying shipping selections, set up customized shipping rules to apply actions automatically to your orders.

At ShippingEasy, we're focused on one thing: making in-house order fulfillment as easy as possible. After all, you've taken the first step to control your costs by managing your own shipping. Let us save you money, with USPS' lowest published commercial discounts - as well as time, with tools built for shippers.

 


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ShippingEasy's USPS Rate Tables
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    Ray Hewitt

    One other difference is that if you buy shipping via Amazon, they are supposed to cover claims if the customer claims they did not receive a package.  But you buy shipping elsewhere, it is not covered.   Insurance is too expensive for small items, do you have any thoughts on solving this?    Is there a way to buy shipping from Amazon through SE?  

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    Jacen P. [ShippingEasy]

    Hello Ray, and thank you for posting to our Support Center!

    If you require insurance for small items, you might consider shipping via Priority Mail as that service does include a certain amount of automatic insurance. Those amounts are listed in the link below.

    What USPS services include insurance coverage and offer additional insurance?

    While you can purchase shipping from Amazon via ShippingEasy for any Amazon Prime orders you receive, unfortunately we do not currently have access to Amazon rates for regular Amazon orders.

    That being said, however, our community has considerable influence on the course of our development. The more interest we see for certain features or integrations, the more likely they will be added to our app.

    Would you consider reposting your specific needs and interest in purchasing Amazon shipping from your ShippingEasy account to our Feature Requests forums? These are monitored by our CEO and Product Team and used to prioritize future development work.

    We look forward to seeing you in the Feature Request forum and taking an active role in helping to shape ShippingEasy!

    Thank you and happy shipping!

     

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