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Can I Ship Lighters with USPS?
You can ship lighters with USPS as long as you obtain prior written approval first. You'll also be restricted to using ground transportation services only.
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.
Does USPS Track Every Package and Envelope?
All USPS services come with free tracking included, and each package and envelope sent with USPS has a unique tracking number printed on the shipping label.
How Do I Ship the Scotch Flex and Seal Shipping Roll?
Have you ever heard of the Scotch Flex and Seal Shipping Roll? If you haven’t, you could be missing out on one of the coolest packaging innovations in recent memory...
How Do I File a USPS Insurance Claim?
If you shipped your package with any of the USPS Priority Mail services, it includes built-in USPS insurance. Learn how to file a USPS insurance claim here.
What Do I Do if USPS Missed My Pickup?
If USPS missed your pickup, the best thing is to schedule another pickup for the next day. If they miss the following pickup, visit your local Post Office.
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 Can I Get a Priority Mail Express Refund?
If your express parcel isn't delivered by the time of the service commitment cutoff, you're eligible to get a Priority Mail Express refund on USPS' website.
Do I Need Customs Forms When Shipping to Puerto Rico?
The US Postal Service treats Puerto Rico as a domestic mailing destination, which means you don't need customs forms when shipping to or from Puerto Rico.
Can I Find Any Cheaper USPS Media Mail Rates?
Since the US Postal Service already offers such a huge discount on Media Mail service, you won't be able to find any additional savings on Media Mail Rates.
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.