Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes: Your College students care Package

Sept. 15, 2010

Greenfield, WI— Parents who wish to send packages of essential items to sons and daughters they recently shipped off to college after paying cold, hard cash for tuition, books and housing can save some extra money by looking no further than their local Post Office

 

“When shipping packages to college students on campus, Flat Rate Boxes from the Postal Service offer great value and convenience,” says Greenfield Manager Julie Joers. “Everything you need for a student care package will fit into one of four different sized boxes and will ship for one flat price no matter the weight or destination.

 

Home-baked goods and other snack foods, school supplies, gift cards, music CDs and even travel tickets to visit home make the perfect Back to School in a Box package for students.” Joers adds that Priority Mail flat-rate packages arrive on average in two or three days. Saturday and residential delivery is included at no extra cost.

 

There’s a display in the lobby of the Greenfield Post Office stocked with Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes. Available in four sizes, parents can use to ship home-baked goods and other snacks, school supplies, gift cards, music CDs and even travel tickets to visit home and other essential campus-life items to a campus mailroom, dorm mailroom, on or off-campus apartment for a low flat rate!

 

The Greenfield Post Office has an Automated Postal Center in the lobby, a self-service kiosk that works much like an ATM machine at a bank. Joers says to ship Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes just follow the prompts on the machine and pay with a credit or debit card. Chances are they won’t even have to wait in line.

 

Parents can even skip the trip to the Post Office altogether by going online to www.usps.com. Here they can order free, eco-friendly flat rate boxes and have them delivered right to their home or business. They can even print shipping labels and pay for postage with Click-N-Ship service. They’ll receive a discount for printing postage online, along with free Delivery Confirmation service. Plus they can schedule free package pickup — right from their computer.

 

Prices and measurements are listed below. Customers who order Priority Mail flat-rate shipping online at www.usps.com receive a discount.

 

Priority Mail Flat Rate Box Size (inches) Retail Price Online Price

Small Flate Rate Box 8-5/8 x 5-3/8 x 1-5/8 $4. 95 $ 4.85

Medium Flat Rate Box 11 x 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 $10.70 $10.20

Medium Flat Rate Box 13-5/8 x 11-7/8 x 3-3/8 $10.70 $10.20

Large Flat Rate Box 12-1/4 x 12-1/4 x 6 $14.50 $13.95

 

 

Community Watch

» State Fair raises rescinded, converted to one-time bonuses 5/23

» Ex-Derzon Coins operator ordered to pay estate $1.2 million 5/22

» Video shows Greenfield police technique to end chase 5/21

» Review: Cream City actors connect in 'Same Time, Next Year' Updated:  5/21

» $26 million upgrade for Greenfield schools ready to go forward Updated:  5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Input to be sought on Highway 100 project in West Allis, Greenfield 5/17

» A 'Green' exhibit to lift environs of Inspiration Studios in West Allis 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Greenfield residents react to scaled-down Edgerton Avenue project 5/17

» West Allis might switch to carts and mixing all recyclables together 5/17

» Man who chased girl in alley sought by West Allis police 5/12

» Greenfield Highlands clears plan commission, headed for council 5/11

» Two appeals so far in Greenfield concerning beekeeping permits 5/10

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look at talented Arrowhead baseball team 5/10

» West Allis schools facilities panel to have staff, parents, citizens 5/10

» West Allis Schools superintendent assures cuts won't hurt education 5/9

» Man accused in random freeway shooting now charged in West Allis killing Updated:  5/9

» Bicyclist dies after hit-and-run crash in Greenfield 5/9

» Man sought in Muskego arson fire 5/5

» Cinema going down, shopping strip, more Greenfield Highlands may go up 5/5

» Complaint: Paranoid behavior preceded random freeway shooting Updated:  5/4

» Mother dies in drive-by shooting, suspect in West Allis killing eyed Updated:  5/3

» West Allis school officials contemplate opening a medical clinic for its employees to save money 5/3

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Schobert, Watt, Packers and social media foibles of NFL Draft 5/2

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement