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Parcel (small package)

A parcel, often called a "small package," is for most carriers a packaged, individual shipment under 150 pounds. Parcels may be shipped in a variety of packages including the standard envelope and box packaging available from the carrier, or self-packaging by the consignor (shipper).

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Preparing your parcel (small package)

Get tips and guidance on preparing parcels for shipping.

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