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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.
Does USPS Ship to Every Country in the World?
While USPS ships to almost every country in the world, there are five sanctioned countries that shippers need to obtain export licenses in order to ship to.
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.
Can I Use a Different Service for USPS Return Labels?
USPS return labels are limited to First Class Package, Priority Mail services, and Parcel Select Ground (also known as "Retail Ground" at the Post Office).
Can I Get a Priority Mail Express International Refund?
If you paid to ship Priority Mail Express International Service, you can apply for a refund if your package wasn't delivered by the scheduled delivery date.
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.
Who Pays Customs Fees, the Shipper or Recipient?
For international shipments, recipients are responsible for paying customs fees if the package contains items that qualify for that country's import taxes.
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.
Can I Ship Aerosols with USPS?
You can ship aerosols with USPS! However, the type of service USPS allows you to purchase depends on whether your aerosols are flammable or non-flammable.
What Do I Do if USPS Lost My Package?
If you believe that USPS lost your package after waiting 7 days or more, you can file a missing mail search request and potentially file an insurance claim.
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.
Do I Need Customs Forms to Ship to Military Addresses?
No matter if you use shipping software or ship at the Post Office, USPS requires you to fill out customs forms when shipping to and from military addresses.