It is widely understood the most cost effective way to ship overseas from the USA is via the United States Postal Service’s First Class International (FCI) mail service. There is nothing comparable when it comes to cost and allows many commerce shippers the ability to open the borders for International commerce. The main drawback of FCI, besides […]
Shipping Internationally via the United States Postal Service is often the most economical way to fulfill orders if you are based in the United States. Their First Class Mail and Priority Mail services are great options with reasonable pricing. The main problem with these services are their lack of tracking once the packages reach the postal service […]
We have been seeing some disturbing trends for overseas shipments and we thought we would let you know to keep you on the lookout. We will use shipments sent to Germany as an example. We are not picking on Germany, but we have seen an increased amount of lost shipments sent there. After analyzing the losses and speaking […]
We wanted to follow-up with our article “If You Are An International Shipper Know The Restrictions” with another reminder to make sure you understand the International shipping restrictions of the shipping carriers. Specifically; the United States Postal Service. We found the following video and it reminded us of something we see too often. When shipping Internationally, please […]
The United States Postal Service has released the following bulletin regarding shipments to Japan: Due to the massive earthquake that occurred in Japan March 12 that has affected mail delivery in the northern areas of the country — including the cities of Sapporo and Sendai — the Japan Postal Service Co., Ltd. is declaring a […]
As of March 1, 2011, the United States Postal Service has temporarily suspended International shipping services to Libya. More details can be found here: http://bit.ly/iiFrgu
First Class Mail & Media Mail to get more expensive. Commercial Base Prices are introduced to add an incentive to online postage printing.
Shipping overseas is a necessity in today’s global economy. The Internet makes it easy from someone in Hoboken, NJ to sell something to Hamburg, Germany. However, it is important to know what you can and cannot ship to specific destinations. Did you know that if you sent a playing card to someone in Germany using […]