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5 SHIPPING SECRETS Fedex, UPS & USPS Don't Want You to Know!

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Save a bunch of money this holiday season with these 5 amazing secrets I discovered! WANT HUGE FREEBIES? ► How to turn on your alerts to get deals first ► ►Free 2 Day Shipping From Amazon Via Prime: I've been shipping about 5 items per day for the past 7 years and almost every post office will accept the USPS cube boxes as a small flat rate. The large regional boxes have worked for me sending out packages all over the country under the "large" flat rate box umbrella although please check for restrictions with your local post office. We have never had an issue with one package. In this video The Deal Guy is showing you 5 shipping secrets that the shipping companies don't want you to know! These fedex hacks and ups hacks are some of the best you'll find on the internet and usps hacks as well! These 5 shipping tips are great for your holiday shipping. Don't miss these shipping hacks and ups secrets but not just them but also fedex secrets and usps secrets!! This works for amazon shipping too! GET MORE IN STOCK DEALS: TWITTER: FACEBOOK: Some of the links used on this YouTube Channel have Bitly performance tracking codes, some are from third parties, and in some cases affiliate links. While third parties and YouTube advertisers benefit directly, the talent on this channel (including interns) do not make a commission.
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Jeremy Parsons (8 months ago)
i will give you the best free hint, never ever use fed-ex to ship to philippines, their customs people will flag it and charge you 10 dollars a day storage just because they know they can do it, they will make up total crap reason why they did it. they know you must then create a fed-ex account and pay the fee, and 100 dollars is if your lucky and catch it fast.
Kevin Fegan (3 months ago)
+Doris C - "... helping for moves." +MrIHADANACCOUNT is correct. I understand you may not be aware, but it is illegal to use USPS Priority boxes for that. Pickup any USPS Box and read the notice. It may be worded slightly different from one box to another but basically it says: "This box remains the property of USPS and is provided for use in shipping by USPS Priority. Any other use is prohibited and is punishable by fine or imprisonment". (Well, something like that). And: "Any other use is prohibited", includes using them for moving, wrapping them in paper and using them to ship by FedEx or another carrier, or anything else you can think of that is not shipping by USPS Priority. You might not have known it, or you might think it's not likely they'd find out, but if you happen to be the one they catch, it won't end well.
Kevin Fegan (3 months ago)
+Doris C - I'm sorry to hear of your bad experience shipping gifts to your nephew. I don't know what shipping service you used, but shipping by USPS Priority Mail includes tracking and $50 or $100 of insurance per box. This is included on all packages for no extra charge. I don't know if it's too late to file a claim, but you should check out if you can still file a claim. In any case, keep it in mind next time you ship, if the package doesn't arrive, file a claim right away. UPS also includes tracking and $100 of insurance per box. I'm not sure about FedEx.
Barb Duncan (3 months ago)
Good advice. Thank you
Brian Brewster (4 months ago)
That's horrible!
Jason Krause (1 day ago)
Use UPS only if you want your package smashed and destroyed. They couldn't care less about you or your package and sell garbage insurance that Crawford and Company denies, denies, denies.
jacob Henshaw (3 days ago)
Never knew a lot of this just sub and pushed the bell
selena Antoine (4 days ago)
Oh my gosh! Everyone really likes his dancing.Give them a special treat, c'mon man.
selena Antoine (4 days ago)
really, but I don't know if this can work from my area, I have package, I plan to ship to syria through any nearby country in the east to a family that sent a cry for help days back to my organization for peace I just founded, so I need any means possible financially that I can handle even with all I have left of the funds I started the organization with.
jason survives (4 days ago)
lol, I'm just here for the comments,I already know and do all these things,I have the boys taking care of most of these things like I taught them with my special experience from the military , I'm proud anyways, but the comments here make me laugh. Most of it.
selena Antoine (4 days ago)
really? thats cute, how old are you, you look classy.
Anthony Smith (5 days ago)
Do thedance!!
first shots (5 days ago)
Your my favourite youtuber
grn9209 (5 days ago)
I think you must pay for some of the boxes🤔. Not free
jason survives (4 days ago)
yeah, I think if you are taking above custormer's limit, you gonna pay.
Colin Paul (6 days ago)
Andrew (7 days ago)
dont let ppl stop u from dancing :(
ChiefGrammarPolice (8 days ago)
A red circle wasn’t enough? A red arrow wasn’t enough? You had to point it at with your hand? Jesus.
dfgjhdj (10 days ago)
the flat rate boxes are great if you're shipping something relatively heavy, but if what you're shipping is light weight, use a plain box (or an imprinted box wrapped in brown paper) and ship it first class. the light weight items are often cheaper to ship first class than priority mail, and the service levels, priority mail versus first class, are pretty much the same thing. also, the difference in cost between first class and parcel post (fourth class) is usually no more than a nickel or ten cents for light weight items so you might as well send via first class. i know this because i used to sell chocolates on ebay and became familiar with first class versus priority mail versus parcel post shipping.
Mariah Chichester (10 days ago)
Like if I had a cosplay of Yuki cross and I return it but I forgot to put the Guardian sleeve in the box what would happen somebody tell me
Ak Rifles Matter (11 days ago)
I am glad I found your channel
Brent Millsop (11 days ago)
She shouldn't be sad... I subscribed.
SwaggyNatsuDragneel (12 days ago)
Acrimonious Dragon (14 days ago)
Good vid ,sir you have earned my viewership.
Wulf FPV (14 days ago)
Just found you.... Subscribed, and willl be watching constantly..
OMNI HALLS (14 days ago)
Yo Mr. Dealeo, what's up? Do me a solid, what is the largest box I can get and what are the dimensions? . The one you are holding at the beginning of this video seems pretty big.
DJcyberslash (14 days ago)
Can someone please explain to me why I always here people ripping MLK's line of "All men are created equal" by saying "All X's are not created equal?" it's probably just like like these All Lives Matter People. Lol.
tmeyhoefer (14 days ago)
Keep up the great info, thank you!
Mauricio M (16 days ago)
Great information thank you so much! Dance like nobody is watching
Kathgoose R (18 days ago)
What would you say is your best idea to ship a package from Washington State USA to Australia? It will probably weigh 4lbs. I'm shipping a special package to a young girl who's been going through some really tough times and I really NEED the best (most financial) way to ship it. Thank you so much!
jason survives (4 days ago)
really, I could help with that, send me your zipcode. I will talk to someone about it, and you might never believe the price even after you pay it, its gonna be like someone just came and took your worries away from you with a smile on his face, so you can't even remember how. lol
white and proud (18 days ago)
Good video
Nunya Biznis (19 days ago)
This is full of lies and/or ignorant claims. He is comparing Flat Rate boxes with non-flat-rate boxes. The non-flat-rate boxes are bigger, but they are non flat rate so the cost can be more than it's flat-rate "equivalent" depending on the weight and destination of the shipment. The flat rate boxes are smaller because they are flat rate so they don't want you to get $7.15 shipping price on something that takes up too much space, of course. That's costs them money. Don't listen to this guy, he's just one of those shiny happy people looking to make you think he's an expert at something in order to get subs. If you have to ship something, always use online calculators to make sure you use the cheapest option for your needs. And always buy/print your postage/label online because they charge a little more at the counter, especially for first class packages and if you buy first class package labels online, you get tracking included (but it's an extra charge at the counter). If your item is under 13 oz, first class is cheapest and it's just as fast as priority mail. But you do have to get your own packaging.
Grant Conery (19 days ago)
Good info
Potato Inc. (20 days ago)
Another thing to note if you already paid for shipping from usps online and slap the label on a box UPS will ship it no problem. They won’t charge you extra I find that my local post office closes 3 hours before the UPS Store does and went there thinking I might have to repay for shipping however they took my package and handed me a receipt for what I already paid and told me to have a good day I checked tracking the next day and it was shipped. Receipt at got it no problems. All these companies end up shipping through USPS and have to do so per their agreement with the US Government. Hope this helps someone.
jim d (21 days ago)
Thanks I did not know about the cube
Christopher Mellinger (21 days ago)
Aestheticxxx (21 days ago)
Vinay Patel (21 days ago)
Good information always appreciated.
dattonex (21 days ago)
Wow the difference in large box size is crazy
Betty Hall (22 days ago)
Thank you so much for the info. New subby...i think you should keep on dancing as much as you want. Have fun
jason survives (4 days ago)
lol, you seem for have a thing for his dances, and thats making me smile or laugh?
Ozzy Mijares (22 days ago)
niacal4nia (22 days ago)
Ebay and Walmart have better deals than Amazon.
Joshua Long (23 days ago)
Wondering IN NY (23 days ago)
Great Video
J Shysterr (23 days ago)
use helium balloons instead of bubble wrap. It will reduce the weight dramatically. But seriously  UPS ground is much cheaper than USPS.  That $10 dollar USPS box would only cost about $4 by UPS ground.  Actually,  I take that back.  Helium is a great idea.
Stinky Finger (23 days ago)
Really? Are American's such morons they can't measure the dimensions of what they are shipping and figure out what the right box is? Ok so what did this video say that is worth knowing ? Nothing. You showed different size boxes, didn't say their dimensions or the cost.
ShadowMachine00 (24 days ago)
I appreciated this video
Diamond Glamour (24 days ago)
So awesome!!
LARCHMONT BREEZE (24 days ago)
Looks like a young Andy Garcia (Actor) yassss .... LONDON UK
timmyvechett (24 days ago)
Yup free
Snow Bird (24 days ago)
Your talking fast does not make your videos any better.
jason survives (4 days ago)
maybe next time , he will , after reading this comment... lol Snow
jason survives (4 days ago)
you wanted him to talk slow?
Wamcelot (25 days ago)
I always have the problem where the USPS boxes are just a bit too small for what I am shipping. ... Why are the boxes designed to be smaller than needed? An extra .25" on the length, width, and height should not make a major difference for shipping the box.
Chris Summers (25 days ago)
Wow your too happy
Glenda Crump (25 days ago)
Great place for great info
Stuart Downing (26 days ago)
B E Dorset (28 days ago)
How is a small flat rate box "between 6 and 9 dollars"? It's a FLAT RATE box. Stopped watching.
Brandon's Garage (28 days ago)
Regional Rate Box B and C are a waste of time. Unless your shipping it to your state, or a bordering state, you are wasting storage space keeping those boxes.
Brandon's Garage (28 days ago)
Except that USPS "cube" isn't the same rate (unless its under 16oz) that would be nice though.
Matthew Foote (28 days ago)
Useless info.
john smith (28 days ago)
How do I get this under $10 small cube box? USPS NEVER has this size.
Kelli Deckman (28 days ago)
Your awesome
James McDermott (29 days ago)
What's with the hunchback girlfriend? WTF man she's a fug
Bhavik Patel (30 days ago)
love your videos, your always so happy 😁
Raphaela Laurean (1 month ago)
I love your energy. You made a relatively boring topic fun to watch. Thanks for posting. You have a new subscriber here.
Fiery Gaming (1 month ago)
Your amazing
BellaSnow (1 month ago)
Heroes? Using that word extremely loosely
Geoff65 (1 month ago)
I don't think USPS has the cube box anymore. Not listed on the website.
ohwidow (1 month ago)
Evan Mosley (1 month ago)
Thanks for the tips.
Tigersmundo (1 month ago)
Stephanie Ann Locsin Jackson (1 month ago)
Thanks for the tip.
Denise Dougherty (1 month ago)
Love Regional Priority for shipping - especially that the box sizes are great.
kudzai (1 month ago)
I love you bro...😀
Novaximus (1 month ago)
I think online companies especially Amazon should give you an option of which shipper to use. Most of the time you buy something and it's a guessing game until you get a confirmation number you can look up. I guess that's because Amazon likes to take advantage of price gouging the USPS to do their shipping work.
Jim Cooper (1 month ago)
FedEx does not care if you use a USPS or UPS box. If the box has the correct FedEx label it will be handled and delivered just like a FedEx box. The bottom line is FedEx doesn't care what box you use, as long as they are getting your money.
mspixiedust100 (1 month ago)
Umm, the difference in the price was because you were comparing REGIONAL rates to regular rate priority mail.   REGIONAL rate priority is only for within CERTAIN REGIONS.
Cathy Biddy (1 month ago)
I have never seen you Dance so I want to see subscriber. Glad I found this channel
Clinton Holloway (1 month ago)
Will you give me some of the 💴
Ratpoutine (1 month ago)
Aww poor guy isn’t allowed to dance anymore
lenr kh (1 month ago)
Please apply a few layer of tapes around ur box, mail, they will save ur packages and mails. I worked for ups, fedex, amazon and currently for usps. Everything gets crushed, damaged, wet easily. They throw, toss, put ur packages under heavier stuff with no mercy. Imagine throw ur package from a 2 stories building, yup, they all do that.
Angela Mullins (1 month ago)
Great tip.
Joe Silvestre (1 month ago)
maybe next time I go to my local post office, I will try their shipping box, not bring my own box, but I have to tape & seal the package to the recip anyways. thanks! great money saving tip.
Jan Yarra (1 month ago)
I loved the dance!!
michaelrramos1387 (1 month ago)
Geez, wish I've seen this video during the holidays.....
Searan K (1 month ago)
Thomas V (1 month ago)
Hello Matt!
Nightbird (1 month ago)
Where are the secrets?! This is just common sense people.
guess who? (1 month ago)
So glad I came across you . Better late than never.
saneauto (1 month ago)
Unfortunately, Rate box C has been discontinued
John Bergeron (1 month ago)
Thank you that was very helpful
electronicecigs (1 month ago)
thanks for the info. hope to win one of your cool items
Vaughn Sok (1 month ago)
Hey bro! If I order some items from are Amazon to send Thailand, do I pay some more payment for shipping?
MeHMEH BUi (1 month ago)
I want to ship my iphone 7 plus to someone for repair what is the cheapest and safest way.. Any tips?
Dawn K Smith (1 month ago)
I’m going to USPS tomorrow to check out the boxes!! Thanks. I’m new to your channel so i haven’t seen the dance yet :)
azbarnhill (1 month ago)
I see people standing in line at the USPS all the time they usually get hosed with shipping as I have noticed the USPS employees always upsell or just automatically suggest the higher rates. Never ship at the post office do it on your computer you get a big discount. For the ebay shippers when you are shipping always enter the weight and go to the compare shipping to see what is the cheapest (and thru ebay you can ship 1st class up to 1lb and the PO I think it is only 13oz which can be a lot of money saved) . If you need to cram it to fit it though spend the extra money so you don't POff your customers. Always play with your shipping because over a year your savings can really add up. Another thing some ebayer's don't know if you pay extra for a store every quarter you can get $25 free shipping supplies.And the last thing I don't think regional rate C is around anymore.
John Wolf (1 month ago)
I wanna see more dancing.
I am just a mom (1 month ago)
I like your happy dance.
xB R E L A N D (2 months ago)
Fav guy ever
Andrei Wolfgang (2 months ago)
VINOD MATHEW (2 months ago)
Great info
Tsetsi (2 months ago)
i really needed this information!
Philip (2 months ago)
This is great to know. I will be looking for the correct size of boxes now. Thanks D.G.
Terri Toney (2 months ago)
What a deal, I am happy
FarmGurlScavenger Noel (2 months ago)
You guy's are AWESOME! Nobody should be sad
LongIslandP8ntball (2 months ago)
Heres a tip. Use the fedex box n mail threw usps....u ask how u do this.....wrap it in paper from a brown paper bag or taking xmas wrapping paper n reverse it. I do it all the time with no issues
Rio G (2 months ago)
Everyone knows fedex is always much more expensive than usps