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Is It Legal to Ship Ammo With USPS?
Can I Use a Different Service for USPS Return Labels?
Can I Get a Priority Mail Express International Refund?
Can I Buy Shipping Labels for Multiple Addresses?
Can I Cut Down USPS Boxes to Get Cheaper Rates?
Can I Ship Fire Extinguishers With USPS?
How Much Does Special Handling Cost?
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Does USPS Ship to Every Country in the World?
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How to Ship Fireworks (and Do It Legally)
You can't ship fireworks in the United States unless you're a Certified Hazmat Dealer, and even then, you'll be restricted to choosing either UPS or FedEx.
Can You (Legally) Ship a Person?
It is illegal to ship a person. If you want to send somebody to another destination, you'll have to do it the old fashioned way and buy them a plane ticket.
The Cheapest Way to Ship to US Territories
There are lots of carrier choices when you ship to US territories, but USPS will provide you with the best mix of affordable rates and fast delivery times.
How to Ship Organs for Transplant
Time is precious when a patient's life is on the line, so it is absolutely critical to ship organs to their destination as quickly and safely as possible.
The Strange History of Collect on Delivery
Collect on delivery used to be a popular method of payment at the dawn of eCommerce, in which customers would wait to pay for their products until delivery.
A Look at Every Form of Transportation USPS Has Used
The US Postal Service has delivered mail in lots of ways over the years, from mules to boats to segways. Here's every form of transportation USPS has used.
Can I Ship Medical Devices?
Since they aren't hazardous material, you can ship medical devices without any problem! Learn about the international restrictions and which carrier to use.
Why Do Shipping Carriers Raise Their Prices Every Year?
While USPS just raised postage rates, all shipping carriers raise their prices each year to account for factors for such as rising fuel costs and inflation.
Can I Ship Beer and Wine?
Since USPS prohibits the shipment of all alcohol, you're limited to FedEx, UPS, or a private carrier if you wish to ship beer and wine in the United States.
How to Ship Snakes and Other Reptiles
If you want to ship snakes and certain reptiles, your choices are sparse—you’ll be limited to shipping with a third-party carrier that partners with FedEx.
How to Ship Live Birds and Poultry with USPS
You can ship live birds and poultry with the USPS, but there are certain boxes you'll need to use, items to include, and guidelines you'll need to follow.
How to Ship Ammunition
USPS prohibits the shipment of ammo, so you'll need to use another carrier like UPS or FedEx to do it. Learn how to ship ammunition and the restrictions.