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Sellers: Our Continued Commitment to Improving Delivery Accuracy

We know that one of the most important drivers of buyer confidence is that their purchases arrive when expected. For this reason, we measure seller on-time shipping performance using both seller handling time and the carrier’s delivery timeframe. We work closely with our carrier partners to reflect their delivery promise. Ahead of the holidays and […]

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Sellers: Higher USPS First-Class Rates Coming August 28

Effective August 28, 2016, the US Postal Service will be implementing a rate increase of approximately 7%, limited to First-Class Mail® packages weighing 1-3 ounces. This rate change is intended to correct an abnormality created with this past January’s rate increase, which made it made it less expensive to bring 1-3 ounce First-Class Mail® packages to the […]

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NEW USPS FIRST-CLASS RATES FOR AUGUST 2016

The United States Postal Service has proposed a rate increase on First-Class Mail Parcels (FCMP) weighing between 1-3 ounces. These new rates have been approved, and will go into effect on August 28, 2016. The new USPS rates are as follows: 1-3oz First Class Mail Parcel Retail: Currently $2.45 Rate in effect on August 28: $2.62 […]

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USPS PROPOSES NEW RATES FOR AUGUST 2016

The United States Postal Service proposed to raise rates on First-Class Mail Parcels (FCMP) weighing between 1-3 ounces. If approved, these new rates would go into effect on August 28, 2016. The proposed new USPS rates are as follows: 1-3oz First Class Mail Parcel Retail: Currently $2.45 Proposed $2.62 1-3oz First Class Package Service via […]

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UPDATE ON USPS PACKAGE PICKUPS

Sellers can now schedule a pickup on First-Class Package Service without having to choose at least one Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, Returns or International package. This is due to a recent update made by the USPS, in which the First-Class Package Service selection was separated from the “Other” category (see screenshot below). The previously […]

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UPDATE ON USPS SCHEDULED PICKUPS: “OTHER” MAIL CLASS

On Sunday the Post Office unveiled new decreased shipping rates. While this was great news for eBay customers, it also created an unexpected side-effect. The USPS Pickup Scheduling website includes the Mail Class “Other”, which refers to First Class Package Service, Media Mail, and Parcel Select Ground. Prior to April 10, customers were able to […]

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DECREASED USPS SHIPPING RATES MEAN INCREASED SAVINGS FOR EBAY CUSTOMERS

Yesterday the Postal Service decreased shipping rates on several products and services. First-Class packages weighing between 1-13 ounces will see a 4.3% average reduction in price, as will services like Media Mail, Insurance, and Signature Confirmation. These new rates are available when you purchase postage at a USPS retail location. There’s also good news for […]

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