What is the packaging supplies program?
The Postal ServiceTM provides expedited packaging
supplies for Express Mail® and Priority Mail® services.
These premier services promote the Postal Service brand,
position our services against those of our competitors, justify price, and motivate customer choice at retail counters.
Expedited packaging delivers a benefit to the customer and
provides value. The packaging program is an important
Postal Service marketing tool. Equally important is controlling the cost of using the tool.
What standard packaging can I order through
Standard packaging offers 41 different supplies that incorporate envelopes, boxes, tubes, address or mailing labels, tape and stickers for Express Mail, Priority Mail, and
Global Delivery® services. The Postal Service has created
standard packaging supplies to meet the needs of most
Why do I need to order my expedited supplies
One of our corporate goals is the Web-based ordering
system eBuy. eBuy is a reliable and easy-to-use system
that provides automated reconciliations to improve internal
controls over orders. eBuy provides employees with Web
access to a fully integrated electronic requisitioning, approval workflow, automated invoice certification, and reconciliation report process.
What is the Web site URL to order packaging
What are the benefits for ordering my supplies
The benefits of using eBuy for ordering expedited package supplies include lower operating and administrative
costs through automation of the ordering process.
How do I order supplies on eBuy?
You will need a User ID and password. eBuy can be
used by any Postal Service employee or contractor who is
authorized to purchase from the defined catalogs. Every
user must have his or her User ID and password. To obtain
a User ID and password, complete a PS Form 1357, Request for Computer Access, and forward it to your administrative point of contact for eBuy. A list of administrative
points of contacts and access to an electronic PS Form
1357 are available from the Support link at the top of any
eBuy Web page.
What happens if I do not receive my order?
You need to contact the fulfillment house at
What do I do if my office does not have Internet
Follow the current process which is to order through the
Material Distribution Center.
What if I have forgotten my password for eBuy?
Contact the Help Desk at 800-877-7435 (say "eBuy"
when prompted). Send an e-mail to the help desk (using
"Forget Your Password" link on the eBuy login page). Contact your administrative point of contact for eBuy.
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