What is Expedited Shipping?

With the advent of Amazon Prime 2-day shipping, most of us have gotten used to the immediate gratification that expedited shipping provides. However, expedited shipping is not always cheap or easy. Depending on the carrier or marketplace you are shipping with, the price and timeframe of your expedited shipment can change drastically. Thankfully, expedited shipping… Read More »

Does FedEx Sell Stamps?

There are three powerhouses of shipping in the United States: the United States Postal Service (USPS), the United Parcel Service (UPS), and Federal Express (FedEx). Based on the size and destination of your parcel, each company has its benefits. Based on the competitive nature of these companies’ relationship, it’s pretty understandable that FedEx does not… Read More »

USPS Notary Services

When you are on a deadline to get a legal document signed and delivered, going through the extra step of having your signature witnessed by a notary can be unbearable. After all, most of us don’t have a Notary Public on speed dial. However, notarization is an integral part of the legal process. It helps… Read More »

FedEx Saturday Delivery (& Weekend Deliveries)

If you’ve ever shipped packages to your home, you’ve probably also experienced the frustration of missing a delivery. You’ve seen the blue, orange, and white FedEx tag affixed to your front door and released a tired sigh as you read your options for redelivery or pickup. It’s frustrating, especially when your schedule is hectic, and… Read More »

History of the US Post Office

In modern-day times it’s easy to take for granted how instantly we can communicate with each other. It’s crazy to think that less than 200 years ago, even telephones didn’t exist. All communication was done either in person or through letters in the mail. People certainly didn’t have the luxury of overnight shipping, either. The… Read More »

Do Stamps Expire?

For over a century and a half, postage stamps have been required to send mail. Before postage stamps were an option, however, postal services operated on a COD (cash on delivery) basis. As you can imagine, this wasn’t a sustainable business strategy. A significant amount of shipments were never paid for, and to cover these… Read More »

USPS Collection Boxes (Blue Box)

With over 153,000 locations nationwide, United States Postal Service (USPS) Collection Boxes can be an extremely convenient way to ship letters and packages. However, before you ship, it’s important to understand the USPS Collection Box rules and regulations to ensure that your package gets to its destination successfully.  What is a USPS Collection Box? USPS… Read More »

What is the Cost of First-Class Postage?

First-class postage is the cheapest and easiest way to mail small items up to 13 ounces. This article serves as a quick guide discussing the cost of different types of first-class postage and how to purchase them. For a more in-depth look at how first-class postage could help with your personal or business postage needs,… Read More »

Does Walmart Sell Stamps?

Have you ever needed to send out a postcard in a flash? Or mail a letter in a last-minute dash? One of the worst feelings is realizing that you have an urgent item to mail and don’t have any stamps available. Since technology allows us to pay bills online and communicate with others instantly, many… Read More »