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USPS Regional Rate Boxes A & B

USPS Regional Rate Boxes A & B
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You may or may not of received the ebay Power Up email or newsletter regarding these new USPS Regional Rate Boxes type A and type B. There are 2 types of A boxes and 2 types of B boxes (see below).

Priority Mail Regional Rate Box A - Medium Size - Side Loading Box

15 lbs max weight
Inside Dimensions: 10 15/16” x 2 3/8” x 12 13/ 16” - Outside Dimensions: 11 1/16” x 2 1/2” x 13 1/16”

Priority Mail Regional Rate Box A - Medium Size - Top Loading Box

15 lbs max weight
Inside Dimensions: 10” x 7” x 4 3/4”  - Outside Dimensions: 10 1/8” x 7 1/8” x 5”

Priority Mail Regional Rate Box B - Large Size - Side Loading Box

20lbs max weight
Inside Dimensions: 14 3/8” x 2 2/8” x 15 7/8” - Outside Dimensions: 14 1/2” x 3” x 16 1/4”

Priority Mail Regional Rate Box B - Large Size - Top Loading Box

20lbs max weight
Inside Dimensions: 12” x 10 1/4” x 5” - Outside Dimensions: 12 1/4” x 10 1/2” x 5 1/2”

Order these supplies directly from USPS website only. You can bring these boxes to the post office for mailing, but it will cost an extra .75 per package. Printing these shipping labels online ensures accuracy and saves you the most on postage costs.

So how do I use these boxes to save money for myself as a seller or buyer?

- Make sure that your products fit in these boxes (see dimensions above for each box)
- Order the supplies from USPS' website
- Determine what type of USPS shipping customer you are Commerical Base or Commercial Plus (High Volume Shipper)
- Use the correct zone chart for your shipper type Base or Plus (see USPS' website)
- When printing labels from eBay select the specific regional rate box
- Edit your eBay listing for a flat rate for domestic shipping offerings



Zones & Distance
L - local serviced by your local post office
1 Non-local zones within a 50 mile radius of the point of origination
2 51 to 150 mile radius
3 151 to 300 mile radius
4 301 to 600 mile radius
5 601 to 1000 mile radius
6 1001 to 1400 mile radius
7 1401 to 1800 mile radius
8 1801 miles and over

Any further questions?  Contact eBay or USPS
 
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