USPS Shipping for 2018: Changes and Updates


USPS Rate Changes and Updates: Every year, USPS updates, alters, and sometimes raises rates. This year is no different. USPS rate changes have been in effect since January 21st of this year and have increased 3.1% across all mail classes and shipping services. Shippers using UPS and Fedex as part of their shipping solution, should also be aware that UPS and Fedex have increased their rates this year by approximately 4.9% with surcharge and fee increases as well. The biggest changes have taken place for Priority and First Class packages.

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2017 Shipping Rates Overview

New 2017 Shipping rates take effect as the year begins. All major shipping carriers: USPS, FedEx, and UPS are increasing their 2017 postage prices. Take advantage of VIPparcel 2017 shipping rates overview to stay on top of your business shipping budget.

USPS Christmas Operation Hours

Holidays are right around the corner. Are you sending gifts to family and friends, and want them to receive the packages before Christmas Eve? We recommend you to act quickly!

USPS 2017 Shipping Rates Increase

 The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved the 2017 price changes in USPS shipping services.  The U.S. Postal Service will increase prices on its domestic shipping rates by an average of 3.9 percent.  The changes will affect shipping rates for  USPS Priority Mail®, USPS First Class Package®, USPS Priority Flat Rate, and USPS Priority Regional Rate, and others USPS shipping services. 

Compare Domestic Shipping Rates - USPS vs FedEx vs UPS

As a small business owner, how many hats do you wear a day?
At VIPparcel we know the struggles you are facing when you try to be on track with everything at once.
Either you are looking for the best shipping option to start sending your merchandise, or reconsidering your existing shipping solution, we have done some research for you.
Compare the shipping carrier's rates and find your efficient shipping option to get your orders delivered safely and on-time.

The Best Business Practice: Creating Sub-Accounts to Optimize Shipping Management

Any business always aims to get more work done and improve productivity. At VIPparcel, we know how to increase operational efficiency when it comes to the shipping process.

VIPparcel is a pioneer in shipping solution to introduce a multi-layers account hierarchy with a new enterprise feature “Sub-Account Management.”  The extension is a useful tool in managing USPS postage printing for a number of facilities under one module.

It enables a primary account administrator to control all shipping process by accessing sub-accounts data, viewing consolidated reports, and managing accounts billing.

3 Undeniable Reasons Why You Need An e-Commerce Solution


As an online seller, your goal is always to grow your business. You should be prepared that with an increase in sales, the duties you do also scale up. When you work with manual tools like Excel spreadsheet or manage your operations through multiple platforms, it could be impacting your productivity and hampering the ability to handle more sales. Consider an e-Commerce solution to thrive your business stress-free. After all, the more sales you can process, the more profit you can make.

How to get FREE Shipping Supplies

No doubt every shipping needs packaging! Whether you are a small business owner shipping dozens of packages a day, or an individual looking to save some money on shipping supplies, you are on the right track! 

Click-N-Ship Price Increase: Your Alternatives

With 2016 price changes, Click-N-Ship is getting more expensive. On January 17th, 2016 the USPS removed online prices and simply has retail pricing for their Click-N-Ship. Here is a small breakdown of the USPS pricing structure:

2016 USPS Price Change

USPS price changing was definitely one of the most important chаnges in the domestic and international shipping area, that is why after the article posted on December 24, 2015, we present a comprehensive analysis of the subject.