How to use USPS QR code to print label?

You can print a label even if you don't have a printer at ShipSaving.
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Last update:

February 22, 2024

USPS is one of the carrier giants in the United States, it has been developing more user-friendly features in addition to its low shipping rates. The emergence of these features responds to the development of the times and makes people's daily shipping more and more convenient.

However, many people are still traditionally looking at USPS. USPS has many excellent handy services, and ShipSaving recommends one of them - Label Broker™, a new feature of  QR code for shipping labels.

What is the Label Broker and how to use it?

Label Broker is a convenient service offered by USPS. Small businesses and individual shippers can purchase a label online, create a USPS QR code, and print it at the post office counter. This service is designed to make mailing easier for those who do not have a printer. 

How to turn shipping label into QR code?

Unfortunately, you can not turn the shipping label into a QR Code if you have already generated a traditional shipping label. The only way to get the USPS QR Code for the shipping label is to select the QR Code option before you purchase the label.

Wondered how to get the USPS QR code? Here are the two most easily methods below: 

1. USPS Click-N-Ship

The USPS Click-N-Ship service is an online postage solution that allows users to buy and print shipping labels easily from the comfort of their own home or office.

USPS Click-N-Ship
USPS Click-N-Ship

You need to take multiple steps to finish the entire purchase process. Here's how it works: 

  • Register a USPS account for the Click-N-Ship service. 
  • Fill in the delivery address as needed.
  • Enter the details of your shipment, including its package weight, dimensions, and select the service type. 
  • Then, the system will calculate the shipping cost for you. After payment, you can create a USPS QR code. 
  • Finally, you can either drop the package off at a USPS office or Label Broker location. 

2. Shipping discount platform - ShipSaving

It is really easy when you purchase the shipping label from ShipSaving! Only 2 steps are needed:

  • Enter the Ship To and Ship From address.
  • Fill in the package information, including its weight and dimensions.

After you have entered the package information in ShipSaving's system and clicked to confirm the purchase of the label, you will see a pop-up window asking you how to get the label. If you don't have a printer, you can choose [Get QR Code], and ShipSaving will automatically generate a QR code for you to take to the USPS post office for scanning.

ShipSaving's system

Once you have selected it, ShipSaving will send a confirmation email with a QR code to your registered email address, or you can save the QR code with your phone.


How Do I Scan the USPS QR Code

When you are ready to send your package, all you have to do is take the code to the Post Office when you bring in your shipment, and a USPS employee will scan the QR code for you.  Otherwise, you can go directly to the USPS Self Service Kiosk to scan and print it, the label will then be printed automatically.

  • Scan your QR code
  • Print the label for you and attach it to the package
  • Provide you with a receipt
  • Send the package right from their location

The QR code feature from ShipSaving is a big hit because it's so easy to use! You don't need a printer, just your phone. This makes shipping simpler for everyone. Now, let's check out what ShipSaving‘s users have been saying about it:

“Shipsaving offers a huge advantage over competitors for one main feature: QR coded labels! This is perfect for customers who may not have access to a printer, or labels. Discounted rates are also much lower than retail pricing.”

“I love that I can use the QR code for obtaining my labels. I do not have a way of printing them out myself and who has time to go to the library just to use the printer these days? It’s also convenient that I can estimate the price right away so I can include shipping in my invoices.”

“I use ShipSaving for mailing stuff I personally sold for much cheaper rates than I would be able to obtain myself. On top of that, I use ShipSaving over a similar competitor because it provides label QR codes for USPS packages. This allows me to ship without a printer at home. The functionality was lacking at the other service.”

Want to know more about the ShipSaving user’s experience? Click here to see all the reviews!

Do all post office accept the service of QR code for shipping label?

Fortunately, this service is now available at almost all participating post offices. If you are concerned about whether the USPS near your home offers this service, then you can check online using USPS Location Finder by entering your zip code. This handy tool lets you quickly check for USPS locations that accept QR codes, ensuring you can easily access this convenient service for your shipping needs.

Which USPS shipping service offers a QR code feature?

You can use this feature to ship packages or letters from First Class Mail, Ground Advantage,  Priority Mail, and Priority Mail Express service.

However, please note the USPS Label Broker feature is only available for domestic shipments within the United States. However, ShipSaving does offer other online services for managing international shipments, including create and print international shipping labels, calculate postage rates, and schedule free pickups.

Additionally, ShipSaving offers pre-filled customs forms to ensure that your international shipments comply with all necessary requirements. If you need further assistance with international shipping, you can contact our customer support team for additional information.

How to use ShipSaving to ship USPS packages

After you learn how to send packages through the USPS Label Broker service, we recommend using ShipSaving to purchase USPS shipping labels. ShipSaving's pricing plans include everything you need; whether you're sending one package or thousands, there are no limits. Most importantly, when you purchase the USPS shipping label, you can save up to 89% off shipping costs!


Final Words

USPS QR codes have become an essential tool for businesses and customers alike in simplifying and streamlining the shipping process.

The USPS Label Broker service, in particular, provides a convenient way for businesses to buy and print shipping labels in bulk, saving time and improving efficiency. As a customer, you can receive your unique Label Broker ID with a QR code from the merchant you ordered from, and take it to any USPS location to have your shipping label printed.

All USPS locations are equipped to scan the QR code and retrieve the necessary information. By leveraging the benefits of USPS QR codes and the Label Broker service, you can make shipping and tracking packages a hassle-free experience.

You can try out ShipSaving for free, with no subscription fees or service charges, and easily reduce costs.

Written on:

November 14, 2022
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