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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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Sellers: Lower USPS First-Class rates coming April 10

Effective April 10, 2016, the US Postal Service will reverse a 4.3% surcharge applied to certain mailing rates and services, including its First-Class Mail Parcel rate at USPS retail locations, Media Mail rate, and extra services such as Domestic Insurance and Signature Confirmation. Domestic Signature Confirmation will be reduced by $0.10, to $2.90 at USPS […]

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Information on the January 17 USPS Rate Change

The USPS raised most shipping rates on January 17­—an average of 9.5% across the board. eBay is here to help you understand and manage through this change. Read our recent eBay for Business blog post to get more information and join our upcoming Facebook chat with the eBay Shipping Team on February 4, 2016 at 9am […]

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Shipping news: Tracking for OnTrac shipments, a new flat-rate freight option, 2016 USPS rate increases, and an update on estimated delivery dates

Sellers, the busy holiday season is here, and our “Wish Bigger” campaign is helping drive even more buyers your way. At the same time, we’ve been working hard to improve the shipping experience, too—including making it easier for you to choose the services that work best for your business. And we’re not done yet: be […]

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Sellers: Here’s what we’re doing about the USPS rate increases proposed for January

Sellers: As we’re sure you’re aware, the U.S. Postal Service recently announced a proposal to increase the postage rate for select mail classes and services, which, if approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission, would take effect starting January 17, 2016. Currently, the Commission is set to rule on these proposed increases by November 16, 2015. […]

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