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I am dumb or what? I had no idea they supplied all this free & will even deliver for free. Probably cost me $10,000 or so over the last 5 years.
All you need to do is open an account. (No Cost)
The order form is a little hidden. Goto USPS and type in “boxes” in the search box. You should find it from there.
Note that sometimes you will not get as much as you order. If you order say 100 boxes, you may only get 50. If memory serves (this is for my wife's business) you do get a printed/paper re-order form with delivery of those items also.
USPS is pretty good with priority mail. Get either delivery confirmation or (forgot the exact name but works for PO Boxes and such) signature something or other to have "proof" to work with in case of chargebacks/disputes.
they have a new thing click & ship but still isnt advanced enought
Here's the actual link [shop.usps.com].
Remember, if you ship packages less than or equal to 13 ounces, its cheaper to use your own brown box and First Class with delivery confirmation. Here's the link to create package labels with free delivery confirmation [usps.com] :)
"These are going Priority right?"
"No, media mail."
"These boxes are flipped. You know its against the law to use Priority supplies for other purposes?"
"These will all have to go Priority"
Poor guy had the longest face.
We have a Yahoo Store, and use Ship-Logic. The system is WONDERFUL. It automatically downloads all my shipping information from my Yahoo Store. All I have to do is go in an click on the box next to each order I want printed, and it sends the orders over to ENDICIA's DAZZLE software. I then print all my postage from Dazzle. I use the Zebra LP 2844 label printer (This printer also works with UPS and FED-EX).
I just printed about 300 shipping labels in about 15 minutes. The labels are self adhesive, and just stick on my packages. The labels cost me less than .02 cents each. To make it even nicer, Ship-Logic then automatically updates my yahoo store with all of the tracking numbers, and marks them shipped. Ship Logic also automatically sends an email to every customer telling them their order has been shipped and gives them their tracking number.
I can't even begin to tell you how much time this has saved me. Sorry to get off the subject of USPS, but I just love my new system.
I don't think Ship-Logic works with anything else except Yahoo Stores. However, you can still do the ENDICIA part, which is still pretty nice for printing postage.