How to Save on Shipping Costs

Shipping Value and Peace of Mind

Costs are going up with each passing year on everything from automobiles, to soda, to insurance rates. With budgets constantly getting squeezed, disposable income is becoming harder to hold on to. When it comes to shipping items to friends, loved ones, and business associates, there is one solution that can help stretch a dollar a little further.

Shipping costs at USPS are already among the most competitive in the package industry. Pound for pound, there’s no greater value in mailing solutions than what’s offered at the Postal Service. As an incentive to help USPS reduce its costs of delivery and make its services even more competitive, customers can receive a discount on shipping costs if postage is purchased online.

Customer who log on to USPS.com can take advantage of some of the most attractive shipping options in the business at reduced prices. Here’s is just a sample of the discounts customers can look forward to when making their postage purchases online:

Shipping Method

Post Office

Online

Online Discount

Priority Mail small flat-rate box

$5.80

$5.15

11.20%

Priority Mail large flat-rate box

$16.85

$15.30

9.19%

Priority Mail Express flat-rate envelope

$19.95

$18.11

9.22%

Discounted online rates are among the many ways someone can save money with USPS. Besides saving money, customers can also save time by ordering free Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express packaging supplies delivered directly to a home or business address. Be sure to schedule free package pickup when those items are ready to go to spend more free time enjoying other activities.

Stop by USPS.com the next time you need to send a special item and see how you can step up your shipping experience.

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