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.
Amazon offers USPS's most recent published rates for a mix of commercial discounts on USPS services. These rates vary by service:
- Retail Pricing: for First-Class Mail and Media Mail. Learn about Retail.
- Commercial Pricing: for USPS First-Class Package Service, Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, and Parcel Select Ground. Learn about Commercial Pricing.
While Amazon provides the lowest published USPS rates for each service, the Amazon platform has limited shipping tools. In contrast, merchants get rate discounts 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, including Seller Fulfilled Prime and Multi-Channel Fulfillment support, 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 fewer 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 are focused on one thing: making in-house order fulfillment as easy as possible. After all, you have taken the first step to control your costs by managing your own shipping. Let us save you money, with USPS's lowest published commercial discounts - as well as time, with tools built for shippers.