Here is an Easy Way to Cut Shipping Costs by 18% or More

1+1 ≠ 2

When it comes to shipping packages, one plus one does not equal two! What I mean by this is that if you have two, 1 pound packages to send to the same address it will cost you considerably more to ship them separately.

If you combine them into one box, you will save money.

Here is a specific example. Let’s say that you want to ship a 1 pound box from New York City to Beverly Hills. The U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail rate for a 1 pound box is $4.60, so if you sent two packages, it would cost you $9.20. The rate for a 2 pound package is $7.50 or 18% less.

You will save $1.70 by combining these items into one box. You will always save money by combining items into a single box. This is always true, with all carriers.

Taylor’s Tip #8, “If you are shipping more than one box to the same address, find a way to consolidate them into one package and save on shipping.”

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One Response to Here is an Easy Way to Cut Shipping Costs by 18% or More

  1. mtaylortec says:

    Crystal,

    Thank you very much for your suggestion. It is a great idea.

    Mark

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