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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.
USPS Media Mail: What It Is and When to Use It
USPS Media Mail is the most cost-effective way to send items such as books, vinyl records, videos, and other educational materials with US Postal Service.
How to Ship Firearms
You can ship firearms in the United States, but different carriers have different regulations, and you need to comply with local, state, and federal laws.
The Fastest Way to Ship with Each Major Carrier
USPS, UPS, and FedEx all offer expedited shipping services. Learn about the fastest way to ship with each carrier and which will save you the most money!
What is UPS SurePost?
UPS SurePost is UPS' economical ground service that delivers to residences. UPS SurePost eventually hands every parcels off to USPS for last mile delivery.