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Set up an AfterShip Shipping Carrier Account

You can easily create an AfterShip Shipping USPS carrier account and enjoy discounted shipping rates. This USPS account is provided by our partner Maersk, one of the largest USPS resellers.

AfterShip Shipping USPS auto top-up terminology

Balance threshold: it defines the balance amount that triggers auto top-up. If the value falls below the specified amount, your account will be auto-recharged. Default value - $10.00.
Recharge amount: it defines the top-up amount with which your account is recharged if the balance is below the balance threshold. Default value - $20.00.

An initial charge occurs when you generate the first label.

Add a USPS account in AfterShip Shipping admin

Go to Carriers > Set up > Enter the required details > Next
Enter balance threshold and recharge amount on the “Edit top-up amount window” > Submit details

Edit auto top-up amount

Go to Carriers > Edit auto top-up amount > Enter balance threshold and recharge amount

Resolve payment call rate limit error

If you set a very small recharge amount, you may receive the below-mentioned error.

You have exceeded the payment call rate limit, please try again 5 minutes later.

To resolve the error, set a larger top-up amount.

Updated on: 23/11/2023

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