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 »

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 »

Postage / Mail to Canada

Shipping to Canada seems like it should be as easy as shipping within the continental United States; after all, it’s all part of the same landmass. However, shipments to Canada are considered international and are, therefore, subject to international shipping rates. This article outlines the best carriers for shipments to Canada, unique shipping requirements, and… Read More »

Postage / Mail to Puerto Rico

Mailing a postcard or letter within the United States is fairly simple: in most cases, you can affix a single stamp to the top left corner and send it on its way. However, when you start sending mail beyond the confines of the continental United States, the postage requirements become much more complex. One of… 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 »