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How Do I Ship Electronics?
Can I Ship Vitamins and Supplements?
Can I Ship Live Animals with USPS?
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How to Ship a Watch
The best way to ship a watch depends on how much it's worth. USPS is the best carrier for lower-end watch shipments, while UPS is best for luxury watches.
The Cheapest Way to Ship T-shirts
With First Class Package and Priority Mail Flat Rate envelopes, the United States Postal Service is the cheapest carrier option for shipping T-shirts.
Can I Use Ground Services to Ship to Canada?
Unlike USPS, FedEx and UPS offer ground services to ship your packages to Canada for under $20, depending on the dimensions and the weight of the package.
Can I Ship Fire Extinguishers With USPS?
It is indeed legal to ship fire extinguishers with the US Postal Service, and you can use any of their air-based or surface transporation services to do so.
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.
Is It Legal to Ship Ammo With USPS?
While USPS allows shipping firearms with the proper licensing, it is unfortunately illegal to ship ammo with USPS. You'll need to use either UPS or FedEx.
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.
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.
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.
Can I Ship a Bowling Ball?
You can ship a bowling ball with any major carrier, but the US Postal Service is the cheapest option with their dimension-based Priority Mail Cubic service.
What are the USPS Maximum Weight Limits?
Check out our list of the USPS maximum weight limits for each domestic mail class, including First Class Package Service, Priority Mail, and Retail Ground.