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Can I Ship Model Rockets and Toy Propellants with USPS?
You can ship model rockets and toy propellants with USPS, but you can only use ground transport services such as Parcel Select Ground and/or Retail Ground.
Can I Ship Live Fish with USPS?
You can ship live fish with USPS if the fish can fit inside USPS' box size regulations, and if you use enough packing material to fully absorb any leaks.
Who is Mark Guilfoil?
Mark Guilfoil is the new Vice President of Supply Management for USPS. Guilfoil assumed this role in September 2019, succeeding former VP Susan Brownell.
Who is Angela Curtis?
Angela Curtis is USPS' Acting Vice President of Area Operations for the Eastern Area. She took this role in August 2019 after 26 years of working with USPS.
Who is Roman Martinez IV?
Nominated by the Senate on August 1, 2019 after decades working in the financial sector, Roman Martinez IV is a new addition to the USPS Board of Governors.
Who is John Barger?
John Barger is a decorated attorney, businessman, and was nominated to the United States Postal Service Board of Governors by the Senate on August 1, 2019.
Who is Ron Bloom?
Nominated on August 1, 2019 after working in finance in both the public and private sectors, Ron Bloom is a recent addition to USPS' Board of Governors.
Can I Use Return Labels for International Shipments?
The global marketplace is growing, and customers expect to be able to use return labels for international shipments. UPS, FedEx, and DHL offer this service.
Can I Ship Hemp-Derived CBD Oil Internationally?
You can ship hemp-derived CBD oil internationally as long as it contains less than 0.2% THC content, but you should always check the country's restrictions.
How Can Someone Send an Item Back to Me?
We often get asked, "How can someone send an item back to me?" You can either make a new label and swap the Ship From/To addresses, or create return labels!
Will USPS Track My International Package?
A common question we see is, "Will USPS track my international package?" All international USPS services include package tracking, pending some differences.
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.