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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.
What is FedEx SmartPost?
FedEx SmartPost is FedEx's economical ground service that delivers to US residences, eventually handing every parcel off to USPS for last mile delivery.
How to Ship Coffee
When you ship coffee, the key is to fit as much in your package as possible and ship it quickly. Priority Mail Cubic is the answer...but should you wait?
How to Ship to Puerto Rico
It's not too different to ship to Puerto Rico as it is to ship anywhere else in the United States, but you'll need to properly fill out urbanization codes.
What are the Different USPS Zones?
The different USPS zones are determined by the number of miles a package travels from its origin point, not one area's physical location in the country.
The Cheapest Way to Ship to the US Virgin Islands
Like other US Territories, USPS will be the cheapest way to ship to the US Virgin Islands, with the best mix of affordable rates and quick delivery times.
How to Ship to Military Addresses (and Save Money Doing It)
Learn how to ship to military addresses anywhere in the world with USPS and the best ways to save money doing it (hint: it's all about Priority Mail Cubic)!
The Cheapest Way to Ship to Alaska
UPS and FedEx treat Alaska like another country and charge high rates to ship there, making USPS the most affordable carrier for shipping to Alaska.
The Cheapest Way to Ship to Hawaii
Shiping to Hawaii isn't complicated. Check our guide on the cheapest way to ship to Hawaii and which services to use for sending different kinds of parcels!