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Who is Sheila Holman?
Sheila Holman is the Postal Service's new Vice President of Marketing, bringing more than 25 years' worth of experience in the private sector to the role.
Sendle: Why USPS Shipping Software Is Better
Sendle offers low, flat-rate package pricing for shippers, but online USPS shipping software at Commercial Pricing rates still gives an overall better deal.
USPS Tracking Statuses: The Most Common Ones
There are hundreds of different USPS tracking statuses you'll find on the USPS website. Here's a list of the most commons ones we see, and what they mean.
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.