The USPS offers shipping boxes in several different sizes. They alsoprovide envelopes of different sizes and small shippinglabels. These are free of charge and the best part is that they aredelivered to your front door. That is what we call convenience! All youhave to do is sign up and they will happily ship you all the suppliesyou need.
Anothernice thing about USPS is that they offer Flat Rate Boxes in severaldifferent sizes. For example, there are two kinds of Medium Size flat rate boxes called the OFRB1 and OFRB2 that for a fee $10.20 to 10.95, items can be shipped anywherein the U.S., including Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. This fee evenincludes a Tracking number so your clients know their shipping progress. Youcan put as many things in the boxes as you can fit, weight does affectthe shipping cost like all of the other shipping companies. After your items are packed, you can call the USPSand have them pick up your boxes free of charge. That way, you do nothave to go to the post office and wait in those long lines. The shipping label can be printed at USPS.com Click N Ship program. You can even save up to 14% from prices posted at the Post Office if you print and pay for your shipping label on line. The program is very similar to PayPal shipping services but you have to input your address information manually.
Availabilityupdate, the Flat Rate boxes are such a success that the USPS juststarted offering a new Bigger and Smaller sizes Flat Rate boxes. One of them measures 12" x 12"x 5.5" compared to 11" x 8.5" x 5.5" of the original Flat rate.