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Ebay USPS label has different "from" zip code than my ship from address. Why?
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-19-2007

When I print USPS labels they show my correct address as the from area but in the USPS area it states the date shipped, the "From " zip code, the weight, and the zone.

The "From" zip code represents a town almost 400 miles from my location. Why?

Does anyone else have this situation?

Doesn't it affect my shipping cost in some way?


Other Answers: 3
Community Member
Posts: 9,292
Registered: ‎11-24-2002
in reply to gramnpop3

A 400-mile difference will affect the postage price for most packages sent with a zoned shipping service such as Priority Mail or Parcel Select.


The next time you're preparing to print a shipping label, click on the 'Change" link that appears next to the return address on the label preparation page. 


You should double-check the "Location" ZIP Code in your listings, too.

Community Member
Posts: 60,496
Registered: ‎09-19-2009
in reply to gramnpop3

Change that "from" zip code so the correct post office gets credit for the packages being shipped.


I have about 4 post offices I can drop my packages off, depending on which way I am traveling, so I change the zip code to the correct post office zip code so they get the credit.



Community Member
Posts: 6,806
Registered: ‎05-22-2005
in reply to gramnpop3

Doesn't it affect my shipping cost in some way?


It might.

The next time you create a shipping label, make the necessary corrections.