The State of U.S. Shipping
In a global economy, shipping information is often presented in a global context, but U.S. companies have a vested interest in the state of domestic shipping.
Expedited shipping: The ultimate guide to shipping products faster
When standard shipping speeds aren't fast enough, expedited shipping offers accelerated delivery. There are plusses and minuses to accelerated delivery meaning they may have higher shipping costs but often offers the predictability of delivery-rate guarantees. Depending on the carrier, services such as express shipping, two-day or next-day delivery are some of the expedited shipping alternatives.
Which UPS shipping option should I choose?
Shipping for business is more than getting packages where they need to go. Finding the best UPS domestic and international shipping rates for your budget and timeframe keeps costs to a minimum without sacrificing business goals.
How to create a great shipping, return and exchange policy for your ecommerce business
Shipping, return and exchange policies give customers all the information on how packages are delivered and, if need be, returned. Understanding what deliveries cost and when they’ll arrive leaves a positive impression on customers. Even if they don’t anticipate a return or exchange, knowing their options can make them more comfortable with a purchase.
End-to-end shipping control for enhanced efficiency
Simplified, centralized shipping control adds value to the customer experience with reliable, on-time delivery. Customer satisfaction drives loyalty, and when customers have shipping options and current tracking data at their fingertips, your company delivers a more satisfying experience.
Smart Strategies for Seasonal Shipping Success
Holiday shipping challenges aren’t reserved for ecommerce. Seasonal parcel volume spikes and carrier peak increases affect every shipper. How will your business manage the busiest shipping season of the year?
Proceed With Caution: 3 Shipping Mistakes to Avoid
Shipping needs differ depending on the size of the company and the scope of its delivery operations, but enterprise shipping is typically the most complex. Simplify enterprise shipping by avoiding these common mistakes.
Managing the High Cost of Peak Shipping
Carriers are raising shipping rates and adding surcharges in preparation for peak seasonal shipping. How can your business prepare for — and manage — the financial toll of peak shipping?
3 Steps to Holiday Shipping Success
Holiday shopping — and shipping — starts earlier every year. Get ready to deliver a successful season with these three steps and state-of-the-art shipping solutions.
What is a shipping label?
A shipping label displays all the information a carrier like USPS needs to deliver a package to its intended destination, including names, addresses and tracking codes.
15 Insider Shipping Tips
15 insider shipping tips and tricks from our live webinar, hosted by Pitney Bowe's own, Sean Kane, director of channel enablement and strategy.
In a remote working world, everyone is now responsible for business shipping and mailing
Working remotely has quickly evolved from an employee perk to the new normal. One operational business function being impacted by this transition is shipping and mailing. Every employee is now a potential business shipper and mailer; it no longer falls on one dedicated team in one part of the office. But that also means everyone suddenly has a lot to learn.
Is it cheaper to print address labels at home?
If you need to print batches of address labels—or shipping labels, if you’re running a business—it’s almost certainly less expensive to print them yourself. We’ll explore some common options and help you decide what’s best for your needs.
How do I buy postage?
Buying and printing your own shipping labels online is a simple way to streamline your fulfillment process and save big on postage costs.
Print Postage Labels at Home
Marketplaces, carriers and subscription-based services all offer ways to buy and print postage labels at home. Learn which option is the best choice for your business.
Can I print shipping labels from my phone?
Whether you sell through your own website, a single marketplace or multiple seller channels, you can print shipping labels from all the major carriers from your phone.
Ready to take your business global? Here’s everything you need to know to navigate the complexities of international postage and shipping.
What can be shipped via Media Mail?
Media Mail® is one of the least expensive ways to ship, but only specific items qualify as “media.” Learn what those items are and when and how you should ship via media mail.
Which mailing services are available online?
There are many mailing services online—but most people only need to concern themselves with the Big Three: USPS®, FedEx®, and UPS®. PitneyShip can help you decide which is the right one for your needs for any given shipment.
What is the best way to print shipping labels?
There are many different methods to print shipping labels for home or business use. Some are better for occasional shippers, while others only make sense for those who need to ship multiple parcels every day or week. We’ll help you find the best method for your needs.
How can I send a package from home without a printer?
For friends and family, handwritten shipping labels are perfectly acceptable—and sometimes even preferable. But for customers, it’s much harder to get away with labels that aren’t crisp, clean, and professional-looking.
What is the best label printer?
There’s a label printer out there for nearly every trade and every need. See who made our list of the best label printers for printing mailing and shipping labels.
Print First-Class postage from home
You can print First-Class postage from home and save your small business time and money. Get answers to FAQs and learn how to print First-Class postage and shipping labels online.
Print labels without a label maker
You don’t need a special label maker to print your own address and shipping labels. A standard printer and printer paper are all that’s required. Don’t own a printer? There are workarounds for that, too.
How do prepaid return labels work?
Prepaid return labels are great for shippers who want to control expenses and other variables for returned items. With the right tools, it’s easy to print custom return address labels with prepaid postage for your customers.
Save money on postage
Postage savings are just a few clicks away. If you’re a small business that ships a lot, or even a little, you should take advantage of all the available ways to save postage and shipping costs.
What is the cheapest way to ship packages from home?
If you know the weight and size of your parcels, where you want to ship them and how fast they need to get there, then it’s fairly simple to decide which provider will give you the best deal. We’ll show you how to find to the right solution.
How to print your own shipping labels?
Looking for another way to save your small biz time and money? Learn how to print your own discounted shipping labels from your home or office in a few easy steps.
How to create custom shipping labels?
Creating a custom, carrier-approved shipping label is simple, cost effective and makes you look like a pro in the eyes of your customers and other recipients. Plus, you can add extra touches.
How do I buy postage online?
You have many options for purchasing postage online. Whether you want to buy directly from USPS®, print your own stamps, or use streamlined postage for bulk mailing, we can help you find the method that’s right for you.
Can I print stamps online?
There are many options for printing postage online. Whether you want to print your own stamps or use streamlined postage for bulk mailing, we can help you find the method that’s right for you.
Business Sending From Home
With more businesses requiring employees to work from home during increasingly uncertain times, any steps they can take to maintain business continuity and visibility of costs are invaluable.