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How to Ship Crafts and Handmade Items
Shipping crafts and handmade items effectively is extremely important as you start your business. Learn how here so you can spend more time on your passion.
How to Bring Your Retail Business Online
If you're struggling with bringing your retail business online and need some guidance from seasoned pros, watch our video for some simple tips and tricks!
Shipping 101: How to Ship Like a Pro
Rockwell Sands, Editor in Chief of Shipping School, gives a "How to Ship Like a Pro" presentation for beginning shippers navigating the eCommerce landscape.
How to Ship Makeup and Cosmetics
As demand for online beauty brands increases, it's important to find cheap ways to ship makeup. Learn about the best ways to ship out makeup and cosmetics.
Why Is Priority Mail Cheaper Than Priority Mail Cubic Sometimes?
Even though Priority Mail Cubic is the most discounted USPS mail class out there, there are rare cases when weight-based Priority Mail can be even cheaper.
How Much Does Special Handling Cost?
The three major carriers each offer special handling for fragile items. The cost varies from carrier to carrier, and shippers pay for it on top of postage.
What Should I Charge for Shipping?
When starting up an online store, shippers often ask themselves, "What should I charge my customers for shipping?" Learn more about some proven strategies.
Can I Use a Different Service for USPS Return Labels?
USPS return labels are limited to First Class Package, Priority Mail services, and Parcel Select Ground (also known as "Retail Ground" at the Post Office).
Can I Get a Priority Mail Express International Refund?
If you paid to ship Priority Mail Express International Service, you can apply for a refund if your package wasn't delivered by the scheduled delivery date.
Can I Buy Shipping Labels for Multiple Addresses?
When you use shipping software, you can buy shipping labels for multiple addresses at once by either integrating your store or uploading spreadsheet files.
Who Pays Customs Fees, the Shipper or Recipient?
For international shipments, recipients are responsible for paying customs fees if the package contains items that qualify for that country's import taxes.
What Do I Do if USPS Lost My Package?
If you believe that USPS lost your package after waiting 7 days or more, you can file a missing mail search request and potentially file an insurance claim.