USPS: Services & Packaging

USPS First-Class Package Service | Overview

USPS First-Class Package Service offers the best rates for lightweight shipments. In most cases, delivery will be within three days to domestic destinations....

USPS Media Mail | Overview

If you are in the business of education, the USPS has a smart service for you: Media Mail. This is a USPS service for shipping books and education material i...

USPS Parcel Select Ground | Overview

Parcel Select Ground is one of the least expensive - but slowest - USPS services offered. Sometimes how a package is sent is more important than the timeline...

USPS Priority Mail Express | Overview

Priority Mail Express (formerly Express Mail) is the quickest USPS mail service with overnight delivery to most U.S. locations, and 3-5 day guaranteed delive...

USPS Priority Mail | Overview

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Addressing USPS Domestic Mail | Know How

Since USPS uses automated mail processing machines to read addresses on packages, they have some general guidelines to ensure that addresses are properly ide...

Can I predict when my USPS package will be delivered?

Yes, USPS provides a handy lookup tool that details the Service Commitment - the time frame that they are committed to fulfilling. To look up a service commi...

Can I reuse USPS Priority Mail boxes?

Priority Mail boxes can be reused as many times as you like, as long as they are used for Priority Mail shipments. The USPS does not allow for its branded bo...

Can I use Regional Rate Boxes for International Shipments?

Probably not. Regional Rate Box prices are available only for commercial mailers who have an agreement with the Postal Service specifically for Priority Mail...

Can USPS provide overnight delivery?

Yes, the USPS Priority Mail Express delivery service provides overnight delivery, every day to most U.S. addresses, including P.O. boxes, for $5.00 per parce...

Compare USPS - Priority Mail Express vs Priority Mail | Overview

Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express represent the best in USPS shipping. There is truth in the old adage "you get what you pay for". That is definitely t...

GlobalPost | FAQs

GlobalPost is a carrier that offers a range of international services. The carrier is available within ShippingEasy to help you save time by consolidating or...

Is USPS Express Mail still available?

With changes made to the USPS on July 28, 2013, USPS Express Mail has now become known as Priority Mail Express with the international service known as Prior...

Is USPS Parcel Select still available?

With changes made to the USPS on January 17, 2016, USPS Parcel Select, also formerly known as Parcel Post, has now become known as Parcel Select Ground. Parc...

Is USPS Standard Post still available?

With changes made to the USPS on January 17, 2016, USPS Standard Post has now become known as Retail Ground. Retail Ground is the ground service that USPS pr...

Nonprofit USPS Marketing Mail | Overview

Nonprofit USPS Marketing Mail is a reduced rate for standard USPS business shipping prices. However, these reduced rates follow rigorous and strict guideline...

Package Pick Up for USPS Services | Overview

Services Eligible for USPS Carrier Pick Up When a pick up is scheduled for expedited services, the USPS can pick up your shipment for free during regular mai...

Package Pickup Failed | Troubleshoot

ShippingEasy provides the option to schedule a package pickup for when creating a USPS or UPS One Balance shipment. FedEx pickups must be schedule through a ...

USPS Adult Signature Confirmation | Overview

When the shipment reaches its destination, Adult Signature Confirmation requires the signature of an individual at the residence who is at least 21 years of ...

USPS Automated Package Verification (APV) | FAQs

USPS handles under-paid and over-paid postage labels with their Automated Package Verification (APV) system. The USPS APV program will verify correct postage...

USPS Box Guide

USPS shipments offer many options for box sizes depending on the Carrier Service you choose. Please click on the links below for the corresponding Carrier Se...

USPS Flat Rate Envelope | Overview

A Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope is one of the United States Postal Service's flat rate packages which always ships for the same rate within the USA as lon...

USPS Insurance Coverage Included with Service | Overview

USPS includes limited insurance coverage for certain packages and services at no additional charges. Shipments can only be insured if tracking, such as deliv...

USPS International Services - Tracking to Destination | Overview

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USPS Large Envelopes - Flats | Overview

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USPS Package Intercept

USPS Package Intercept is a service to redirect an item back to the sender's address, a Post Office (hold for pickup), or a different domestic address. To us...

USPS Pickup Requests | FAQs

How do I schedule a pickup from USPS? Learn how to schedule a pickup using our guide. Which address does USPS pick up from when I request a pickup? Whe...

USPS Priority Mail Express - Delivery Guarantee | FAQs

Priority Mail Express is USPS's fastest shipping service. Depending on the distance a shipment must travel, USPS will make a delivery guarantee of 1 to 3 bus...

USPS Priority Mail maximum size

USPS provides shippers with boxes for Priority Mail, however, your own personal boxes may be used as well. If you choose Priority Mail using your own packagi...

USPS Regional Rate Shipping | Overview

Regional Rate is a cost-saving USPS mail service that utilizes a shipment's distance to its destination. As a little-known service of the USPS, Priority Mail...