Sellers Deal with USPS Online Postage Crackdown

Five months after the USPS implemented a new practice to verify postage for packages paid online, sellers have been feeling the impact. Reports of “USPS label cost adjustment” have not been as widespread as some sellers may have feared, however.

On August 1st, the US Postal Service rolled out the Automated Package Verification System (APV), which verifies shippers have paid the correct amount for postage purchased online. If found to be incorrect, the USPS then bills the shipper (or their postage vendor) if postage is due. Likewise, it compensates shippers for over-payments as well. You can read details in this July 20th post.

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Ina Steiner