USPS: Services & Packaging

USPS Zones - Shipment Distance | Overview

USPS uses the term "zones" to describe the distance a domestic shipment must travel. Zones range from Zone 1 (local) to Zone 9 (very far away). A zone is det...

Video: How does USPS process my packages?

If you've ever wondered about the process your packages go through once they leave your hands, USPS has created a video that visualizes each step along the w...

What is a Canadian zone for USPS Priority Mail International?

USPS uses zones to determine Priority Mail International rates for shipments destined for Canada. Use the following table to determine for which zone your sh...

What is a USPS Priority Mail Tyvek Envelope?

USPS Priority Mail Tyvek Envelopes are special envelopes for the USPS Priority Mail service to ship documents and other items that need to resist weather and...

What is a USPS Redelivery Notice?

On occasion, you may have a package that is unable to complete its initial delivery. This can happen as a result of invalidated addresses, over-sized or uniq...

What is business mail?

Business mail is a broad term used to describe many different types of mailing and shipping services geared towards business class mailing.“Business mail” ge...

What is E-USPS DELCON INTL?

E-USPS DELCON INTL refers to a specific USPS international tracking service: Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International service. It may also be call...

What is ECOMPRO?

ECOMPRO is a tracking service for USPS Priority Mail International packages, shipping to specific destination countries listed below. Any shipment with this...

What is USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Forever Prepaid?

Flat rate packages from USPS function similar to postage stamps. If your package is under a specified weight, it will get to its destination for one flat pri...

Which address does USPS use when I request a pick-up?

When requesting a pickup from USPS, your local USPS driver will pick up the packages from the "Ship From" address on the label.   If you have different "Sh...

Which Flat Rate package option do I choose?

There are a some flat rate packages that ShippingEasy does not currently list as options on the READY TO SHIP screen. However, USPS has confirmed that the pr...