Pitney Bowes | Spotlight

Where brands share their insights What is this?

3 Tips for Shipping From Home

These ideas can make sending packages efficient and cost-effective.

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox

Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now!
Brought to you by Entrepreneur Partner Studio Staff

If your business involves shipping products from home, here are three tips to make the process more efficient and cost-effective.

1. Use folding boxes. Buy them flat and construct them as needed. This saves space and you can cut them down to any size you want, so there’s no need to have multiple sizes.

2. Use trackable shipping labels. These labels include a barcode for secure, free tracking of your package, and lets you know where it is while in transit.

3. Utilize online software. Tools like Pitney Bowes’ SendPro Online enable you to print a full address label with a tracking barcode. It even lets you select the best rates between different carriers. You can do all of this without having to go to the post office.

Now, go get all those packages shipped!

More from Entrepreneur
Our Franchise Advisors will guide you through the entire franchising process, for FREE!
  1. Book a one-on-one session with a Franchise Advisor
  2. Take a survey about your needs & goals
  3. Find your ideal franchise
  4. Learn about that franchise
  5. Meet the franchisor
  6. Receive the best business resources

Book Sale - Save 60%!


Through 6/20/21, save on our collection of recommended side hustle and Start Your Own books, including:

  • Start Your Own eBay Business
  • Start Your Own Business
  • Start Your Own Etsy Business
  • And more

Use code SIDEHUSTLE2021 to claim your savings!

Try a risk-free trial of Entrepreneur’s BIZ PLANNING PLUS powered by LivePlan for 60 days:
  • Get step-by-step guidance for writing your plan
  • Gain inspiration from 500+ sample plans
  • Utilize business and legal templates
  • And much more

Latest on Entrepreneur