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The Postal Service® Files Notice to Increase the Price of Stamps

October 18, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

At the end of the holiday mailing season, you could see increases in the price of stamps. Citing its vulnerable financial condition and the uncertain outcome for postal reform legislation by Congress, the United States Postal Service (USPS®) has recently filed notice with the Postal Regulatory...

U.S. Postal Service® Releases 2016 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

October 18, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Grab your pen and get ready to mark your calendar, the U.S Postal Service® has released its holiday shipping deadlines.  In addition to the already announced FedEx® and UPS® rates, you can finally put a cap on the major holiday shipping deadlines you need to know. 

You may be thinking “It’s...

The Holiday Shipping Guide for Small Businesses

October 17, 2016

How to Manage Increasing Package Volume and Customer Expectations

No time of the year is more critical for retailers than the holidays. Research by the National Retail Federation shows that the stakes are high as more than 40% of holiday purchases are made online. While the holiday season...

Here's Our Planning Timeline for Seamless Holiday Shipping

October 12, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

For many businesses, shipping can either make or break their holiday season. Customer satisfaction depends just as much on the shipping experience, just as much as it does on the quality or affordability of your product or service. Amid the chaos of the holiday season, advanced planning will go...

New USPS® Flat Rate Boxes for Shipping Valuables

October 4, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

 

If you’ve ever had to pack and ship a laptop, tablet, or phone, then you know the anxiety of hoping it gets to its destination securely. You can now breathe a sigh of relief, as the U.S. Postal Service™ now offers business customers the new Priority Mail Flat Rate® Precious Cargo Boxes™,...