UPS vs. USPS

When you have a business that requires you to ship products around the country (or worldwide), shipping can quickly become your biggest expense. Therefore, keeping your shipping costs low is an essential business practice, both for your bottom line and your business’s competitiveness. Yet, with all the shipping options available, it is often difficult to… Read More »

Does USPS Deliver on Saturday / Sunday?

We all know there’s usually little reason to check the mailbox on Sunday. After all, there’s no post on Sundays. Yet, while this is true of your typical letters, it may not be true for your packages. Since 2013, USPS has delivered packages on Saturdays and select packages on Sundays. Below, we have everything you… Read More »

How Late Does USPS Deliver Packages

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of nights stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” –USPS Motto The United States Postal Service (USPS) motto is known, in one version or another, by many Americans. Yet, many of us do not know how that motto translates to USPS’s actual delivery… 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 »

USPS Customer Experience Survey

The United States Postal Service (USPS) Customer Experience Survey is a questionnaire designed by the USPS to measure customer satisfaction. The results of the survey directly shape the USPS’s marketing programs, best practices, and business strategies. According to the USPS Office of Inspector General, over one million people complete USPS Customer Experience Surveys annually. Why… 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 »

USPS Butterfly Stamp – Everything You Need to Know

Have you ever stood frozen in front of your mailbox, greeting card in hand, wondering if you should run back inside and put another stamp on your envelope to ensure your card isn’t returned? You’re not alone! With the high number of large, oddly-shaped, and often heavy greeting cards currently in circulation, the amount of… Read More »

Postage / Mail to Japan

Every year, more and more Americans cross the Pacific Ocean to visit or move to Japan. As a result, more and more of us find ourselves trying to make sense of Japanese addresses to send letters and parcels to friends and family abroad. This article outlines everything you need to know about sending postcards, letters,… Read More »

Postage / Mail to France

While France is one of the European countries closest to the United States, it is still very far away. Packages traveling to France must cross country borders and 4,775 miles of Atlantic Ocean to reach their destinations. As a result, international shipping can be long, arduous, and, at times, expensive. However, it doesn’t always have… Read More »