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How to Ship Shoes, Sandals, and Other Footwear
If you're wondering what the best option to ship shoes is, look no further than the US Postal Service. You can even order Priority Mail Shoe Boxes for free!
USPS Branded Boxes: Paying for the Right Postage
When using USPS branded boxes to ship out items, it's critical to pay for the corresponding service labeled on the box....or else you'll pay for it later.
How to Ship Honey and Jam
If you want to ship honey and jam, your best bet is shipping with the US Postal Service to take advantage of the discounted mail class Priority Mail Cubic.
Maximum Box Dimensions for Shipping With USPS
Some USPS mail classes have different regulations for box sizes. Learn about the minimum and maximum box dimensions for shipping with the US Postal Service.
What Can I Do About a Missing Package?
The US Postal Service is incredibly reliable, but sometimes packages get lost or never even get delivered at all. Here's what to do about a missing package.
How Do I Ship Golf Clubs with USPS?
It's fairly common and easy to ship golf clubs with the US Postal Service, contrary to what you might think. Just make sure you pack them in boxes that fit!
How to Ship Live Plants and Vegetation with USPS
It's perfectly legal to ship live plants and vegetation with USPS, as long as you're aware of the USDA guidelines as well as any importing restrictions.
What is USPS’ Automated Package Verification (APV)?
USPS implemented the Automated Package Verification (APV) system in August 2017, which makes adjustments to packages that overpaid or underpaid for postage.
What Is the Best Way to Print Shipping Labels?
Anyone can print 4x6 shipping labels at home! Check out our suggestions on the best way to print shipping labels, perfect for beginners and experts alike.
Why Zip Codes Are So Important
We all know those five numbers at the end of our addresses: zip codes. Even though we jot down zip codes as part of our addresses almost every single day,..
USPS Leadership Organization
Led by current Postmaster General Megan Brennan, here is a comprehensive list of the entire USPS executive leadership organization, broken into categories.
Why America Needs the US Postal Service
Shipping is one of the great cornerstones of our nation's economy, and the rise of eCommerce proves America needs the US Postal Service now more than ever.