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USPS Connect Local lets you offer local customers affordable same-day and next-day delivery.

When your customers shop local, you can ship local.

USPS® Shipping Local Directory

Our USPS Connect Local service has started rolling out across the country. We're helping small businesses like yours offer local customers easy and affordable same-day and next-day delivery.1 Join us in revitalizing your local downtown one USPS Connect Local shipper at a time. Once you're approved to participate in the Directory, we may include your company name, logo, and link on our site.

Benefits of Being
a USPS Connect Local Shipper

Looking to offer low-cost, same-day/next-day local delivery?
With USPS Connect Local delivery, there's no burdensome approval process or eligibility requirements:

Just sign up for a free USPS.com business account, review and agree to the online terms of service, and get ready to offer this service to your customers. To see when the service is available in your area, visit uspsconnect.com/local.

Expected Same-Day & Next-Day Local Delivery

We help you get your products to your neighborhood customers even faster, so you can turn occasional buyers into habitual ones.

Reduced Shipping Costs
& Free Supplies

Save time and money with competitive pricing, free supplies (Flat Rate Boxes, poly bags, and envelopes), plus other tools and services for cost-effective shipping.

Be Part of the USPS Shipping Local Directory

Eligible USPS Connect Local businesses may be listed in our Shipping Local Directory.
View program criteria.

*USPS.com business account required.
Sign up for free.

How USPS Connect Local Works

Step 1

1

Sign up for a free USPS.com business account, then work with your Sales Executive to review the requirements and terms of service, agree to the online terms, and submit your USPS Shipping Local Directory info.

Step 2

2

Process orders for same-day or next-day delivery with USPS Connect Local delivery at participating Postal Service facilities that deliver to the ZIP Code areas served by that location.

Step 3

3

Use the Click-N-Ship® application to easily print shipping labels, prepay postage with a credit card or via Visa Checkout® or PayPal®, and receive tracking numbers—all in one place.

Step 4

4

Drop off your packages at the Postal Service facility in the delivery ZIP Code area by critical entry time on the day of delivery for same-day delivery, or later in the day for next-day delivery. Plus, free pickup is available for next-day delivery.2

Step 5

5

Your packages go out for local delivery along the carriers' daily routes.

Step 6

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You can receive confirmation of delivery by setting up notifications through the Click-N-Ship application.

Ready to get started?

Talk to your local Postmaster or USPS Sales Team about how USPS Connect Local can meet your needs and to initiate a local agreement.

Visit uspsconnect.com/local to learn more.

*USPS.com business account required.
Sign up for free.

More on USPS Connect:

See the full suite of USPS Connect solutions at uspsconnect.com. Learn about how USPS Connect Regional and USPS Connect Returns can help move your business forward.

1. Participation in USPS Connect Local requires agreement to program terms and entry of packages and mail close to final destination. Same-day delivery is expected but not guaranteed and may not be available at all locations. Next-day delivery may be impacted by holidays and availability of Sunday delivery. When Sunday delivery is available there is an additional fee for USPS Connect Local shipping services. Sunday delivery is not available for USPS Connect Local Mail services. Additional restrictions may apply. Speak with your USPS Representative for details. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 1
2. For details on free Package Pickup, visit usps.com/pickup. On-demand pickup is available for a fee and is not available for the USPS Connect Local flat-rate mail service. Speak to your USPS Representative for details. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 2