Spend less
to mail books,
and parcels!
Postage $aver for Parcels

Easy-to-use software for saving on shipping with low USPS bulk shipping rates!

If you're paying full-price postage to ship quantities of books, catalogs or lightweight parcels, then you're missing out on huge savings! Postage $aver for Parcels helps shippers meet postal requirements to save with low USPS bulk shipping rates!

Postage $aver for Parcels prepares your shipments for savings using:

red dotFirst Class Package Service (including mixed weight shipments);
red dotParcel Select Lightweight;
red dotBound Printed Matter;
red dotUSPS Marketing Parcels;
red dotMarketing Mail Nonprofit Parcels.

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Here's a walkthrough of how
Postage $aver for Parcels
bulk shipping software works.

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"I've said this before to anyone who will listen: The rep provides the best, most responsive service I've ever experienced with any software product." Alan, San Francisco Regional Mensa.
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Here's how Postage $aver for Parcels helps save with USPS bulk shipping rates:

Sample parcel shipping label
Postage $aver for Parcels
prints USPS-certified shipping labels with Intelligent Mail package barcodes. You can print using a regular sheet printer or a label printer like "Zebra" and others.

To get USPS bulk shipping rates, you have to sort your pieces into specific sacks according to complicated USPS rules. You also have to print shipping labels with Intelligent Mail package barcodes (IMpB) to USPS specifications, and upload a specially formatted "USPS shipping services file" with all your shipping information.

But don't worry!
Postage $aver for Parcels does all of that for you!

red dotprints USPS-certified shipping labels with Intelligent Mail package barcodes using a regular sheet printer or a label printer like "Zebra" and others, sorted by sack if you choose;

red dotprints an easy-to-follow instruction sheet for each shipment, listing the zip codes that go in each sack;

red dotautomatically prints the required barcoded sack tags on standard business card sheet stock;

red dotfills out and prints the correct USPS postage statement and required mailing reports;

red dotautomatically creates and uploads the required USPS shipping services file with one click; and,

red dotdownloads tracking information for any parcel from the USPS tracking system.

Postage $aver for Parcels is user-friendly, and includes a complete user guide and screen-by-screen help. No confusing postal jargon to deal with!

It works with all standard spreadsheet and database formats, including Excel, csv, Access, dBase, Filemaker Pro, and most others, so you save time and money and don't have to re-enter your list.

Postage $aver is a USPS eVS certified vendor, so you can be sure that Postage $aver for Parcels will prepare your shipment correctly! If your post office questions the way you have prepared your mailing, we'll help you find and correct the problem.

25 years Best of all, Postage $aver for Parcels is from Postage $aver Software, the leader in helping small businesses and nonprofits save postage for more than 25 years!

Postage $aver for Parcels users rate us 5 stars!
User Ratings:
Overall (5.0)
5 stars
Ease of Use (5.0)
5 stars
Customer Service (5.0)
5 stars
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" Whenever I've had a question or problem - which has been very few - I've received immediate help." Doris, A Shield and Refuge Ministry.
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User Guides and Quick Start Instructions:

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User Guide:
Complete Postage $aver for Parcels User Guide:

Quick Start Guides:
Using Postage $aver for Parcels with Excel (.xls, .xlsx) files:

Using Postage $aver for Parcels with comma-separated or tab-separated text (.csv, .tab, .txt) files:

Using Postage $aver for Parcels with Access (.mdb, .accdb) files:

Using Postage $aver for Parcels with Filemaker Pro files:

Using Postage $aver for Parcels with dBase (.dbf) files:

Using Postage $aver for Parcels with other file formats:
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Postage $aver for Parcels is USPS PAVE-GOLD certified, the highest level of certification for USPS bulk shipping software.
And, Postage $aver is a USPS eVS certified vendor. That means your shipment will sail through check-in at the post office!

"Five stars for Customer Service. The rep answered many questions I asked with patience and expert knowledge of bulk rate mailing procedures." Steve, Lifeskills Consulting.
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Features and Specifications:

Maximum pieces in a single mailing: 100,000.
Maximum pieces per month or per year: Unlimited.

Classes of mail you can prepare, and maximum weights per piece:
First Class Package Service: under 16 ozs. (incl. mixed weights in the same shipment);
Bound Printed Matter: 15 pounds (240 ounces);
USPS Marketing Parcels: under 16 ounces;
Marketing Mail Nonprofit Parcels: under 16 ounces;
Parcel Select Lightweight: under 16 ounces.

Mailing sizes supported:
Machinable parcels;
Irregular parcels.
(For letter-sized and flat-sized mail, use Postage $aver Pro or Postage $aver Lite.)
Learn about mailing sizes.

Printouts provided: (click links to view sample printouts)

shipping labels with USPS Intelligent Mail Package Barcodes (IMpB);

Step-by-step instructions for assembling each mailing;

USPS Postage Statements:

3602-R - USPS Marketing Parcels

3602-N - Marketing Mail Nonprofit Parcels

3600-FCM - First Class Package Service

3605-R - Bound Printed Matter and Parcel Select Lightweight

Price Qualification Report;

Barcoded Sack Tags;

one report for Bound Printed Matter and First Class Package Service;

USPS Scan Form (Form PS5630).

Additional Features:
Sorts shipping labels by sack (if chosen by user) for quick assembly;
Postage $aver is a USPS eVS certified vendor, and Postage $aver for Parcels is eVS, PAVE and PTR certified, so you know the sorting meets USPS requirements.

Postage $aver for Parcels can read files in the following formats without you needing to export your list:
Access, all versions (Windows only);
ascii comma-delimited (.csv);
ascii tab-delimited;
Excel (Excel 97 or later);
Word mail merge;
Plus... Postage $aver for Parcels can handle almost any other data base software by doing an easy data export.

Computer Requirements:
Windows: Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8
 Download Size: 14 MB; Hard Drive Space: 55 MB
Macintosh: MacOS v10.15, v11, v12 (Catalina, Big Sur, Monterey) 64-bit;
 Download Size: 16 MB; Hard Drive Space: 63 MB

Current Version: 3.4.5, released May, 2022.