As part of our effort to make sure our customers get the best deals on shipping, we are talking about some of our favorite cost-saving services. I can say with confidence that flat rate shipping tops our list! USPS flat rate boxes and envelopes are boxes with flat shipping postage rates—no matter how heavy the package! If you are shipping small, heavy items, flat rate is the best deal out there.
Flat Rate Boxes charge one flat rate no matter what you are shipping..."If it fits, it ships!" Using flat rate shipping options can save your business as much as 50% on shipping costs compared to the other major carriers' rates. Flat rate boxes are available for two USPS services: Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express. Priority Mail is a 1, 2, or 3-day service and Priority Mail Express is a guaranteed overnight delivery service.
Flat rate boxes can be picked up at your local Post Office™ or ordered online—both for $0! If you have the boxes readily available your employees and colleagues are more likely to use them. Convenience is key!
It would be great if flat rates were available for all our favorite USPS shipping services but for now, it is available only for Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express.
There are eight different flat rate envelope and box options. Be sure to pick the option that best fits your item, you don't want extra space in the box because it can cause your item to break or become damaged and the larger the flat rate box the more expensive it is!
Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express offer eight different sized options, and they all handle a maximum weight of up to 70 lbs. See the full chart below for all the sizes and prices.
...learn how you can save even more and get discounted rates on all your shipping using NeoShip! Businesses that use shipping software like NeoShip with their postage meter can get these discounts through Commercial Based Pricing. Speak to your sales representative or visit sign up now to add it to your postage meter.