One advantage of USPS is its nationwide presence. It is ubiquitous. With flat-rate shipping rates, USPS is the most cost-effective shipping solution for small e-Commerce businesses dealing with heavy and small products. On top of that, USPS is one of the most competitively priced carriers for packages under 20 lbs. Another clear advantage of USPS
is their free pickup – just go to the USPS website and select Click-N-Ship where you can print your labels and schedule a free pickup.
- Saves time and effort;
- Offers free shipping boxes;
- Offers free pickups;
- You can fill in customs forms and print labels on their website;
- Offers affordable shipping rates;
- Allows to quickly reship to previous address by using shipping history.
USPS shipping insurance depends on the type of delivery service. With standard shipping, only the value of the package contents is covered. But you can buy up to $5,000 of additional insurance to minimize the threat of damage.