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How to Track Mail with the US Postal Service
The only way to track mail with USPS is to pay for Certified Mail service at the Post Office, which assigns a tracking number to regular mail and letters.
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.
The Cheapest Way to Ship Cookies and Baked Goods
The cheapest way to ship cookies & baked goods is USPS First Class Package Service for packages under 1 lb, and Priority Mail Cubic for packages over 1 lb.
How to Ship to Federal Prisons in the United States
You can only send clothes and authorized medical devices if you want to ship to federal prisons, and you need to get written approval from the institution.
How to Ship Meat and Perishables with USPS
The best way to ship meat and perishables with USPS is to ship them Priority Mail Express, and to make sure you include sufficient cooling packing material.
The Proposed USPS 2020 Rate Increases
See the proposed 2020 USPS rate increase for each mail class that will go into effect on January 26, 2020 if the Postal Regulatory Commission approves them.
The Cheapest Way to Ship Liquids and Beverages
The cheapest way to ship liquids or beverages is to use shipping software that gives you access to discounted USPS mail classes such as Priority Mail Cubic.
How to Check Your USPS Tracking Status
Learn how to check the USPS tracking status of your package, what some of the most common statuses mean, and what steps to take if your package gets lost.
How to Ship Candles
If you're wondering how to ship candles, don't even think about using any carrier except USPS, and always ship them with USPS Priority Mail Cubic service.
USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate: What You Need to Know
USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate is a sub-service of Priority Mail, where shippers pay "flat" fees to ship items in specific boxes or envelopes up to 70 pounds.
How to Ship Fresh Fish and Seafood
When shipping fresh fish and other seafood, the most important things to consider are the speed of the shipping service, and how to package them properly.
2019 USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines
It's almost the holidays again! Mark your calendars with this comprehensive list of all the 2019 USPS holiday shipping deadlines for its different services.