Category Archives: Package Shipping Advice

Package Shipping Advice Articles from Mail Boxes Times

How to Properly Pack a Box for Shipping

  There are ways to pack packages that increase and decrease your final cost, as well as ways that increase and decrease the safety of your items. Here are some tips to help you get your shipment to its destination as affordably and safely as possible. Make what you’re sending as small as possible Many […]

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Who Should You Use for Shipping?

Many shipping companies exist, but nowadays most people only know of four main providers: USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL. Anyone wanting to ship will want to know what the best choice is, and the short answer is “it depends”. USPS (United States Postal Service) This is an independent agency of the United States federal government, and we’ve all grown […]


Local Mailbox Store and Actual Shipper Differences

When you mail or ship items, your choice of drop-off point may simply be based on convenience. Taking your package straight to the shipper, you might visit the local post office or the closest shipper storefront. If you’re lucky, your town will have a private local mailbox store like Mail Boxes Times. What are the […]

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Which Shipping Company Is Cheapest

Which Shipping Company Is Cheapest?   When shipping a parcel, either locally or internationally, finding the cheapest option is an important priority. Most people looking for a shipping company are weighing a number of different options. Which choice gives the greatest value for the weight and dimensions of the parcel to be sent? Which company […]