Pros and cons of using the United States Postal Service to ship small parcels

Pros and cons of using the U.S. Postal Service to ship small parcels

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has stood the test of time. Long before FedEx and UPS existed, the U.S. Postal Service was the only way to receive mail. Although it’s been labeled inefficient and outdated in the past, the last few years the USPS has improved dramatically. Here are a few pros and cons to consider when creating your …

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Is FedEx SmartPost really a smart option?

Partnerships can help bring two companies together to offer one excellent service. Think of this year’s announcement when Google introduced the next version of its Android operating system, Android Oreo. The popular cookie brand obtained greater visibility. Now, what if something went wrong with the operating system and Google tried to blame Oreo? That wouldn’t be good business, yet that’s …

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Is FedEx SmartPost the right option for me?

Similar to its rival UPS, FedEx offers an economical option for low-weight shipping for residential customers. FedEx SmartPost has joined forces with the U.S. Postal Service® for final-mile delivery to the end customer. This partnership provides shippers with a slower, but cost-effective option for high-volume shippers. USPS already visits nearly every residential address in the United States to deliver mail …