Why is my UPS label printing too large?

Why is my UPS label printing too large?

If the content of your labels appear to print either too big or too small for your label paper, the most likely cause is a mismatch between your settings and preferences.

Can you shrink a UPS label?

How small? You can wrap the label around if you box is not overly small. Spacing must be adequate for the machine to be able to read the bar code and for the carrier to read. Before you buy postage, you may want to ask your post office first if the size you want to use is acceptable.

What do I do if my shipping label is bigger than my package?

Two options: make a smaller shipping lable, or put the smaller box i a box large enough to take the lable on one side. Even if a labl is on more than 1 side, as long as it is. Ledgable and correct, it will still ship.

Does UPS label size matter?

A normal shipping label is about 6″x4″. 7″x5″ is fine, too. It should be no bigger than a half a sheet of letter-sized paper (or A4 paper, if you’re not from the US). Bigger than that will still technically work, but the extra work they require may delay your package.

How do I resize labels?


  1. Select the label(s) you wish to resize.
  2. Right click to display the Label Context Menu.
  3. Choose the increase/decrease font size button or type in a font size in the font size text box.

Can shipping labels be too big?

What if your shipping weight is wrong?

If you put the wrong weight on the label, the driver may not have enough space in his van to transport an overweight package. The package is not noticeably overweight – the driver will pick it up.

Does shipping label size matter?

Labels. The size of your label matters when shipping. It needs to be large enough to include all of the proper information needed for the carrier to send, including the barcode, which must be scannable. The industry standard size for a shipping label is 4×6.

Why are my UPS labels printing so small?

You may need to adjust your browser settings or desktop font size, or set your default font to an accurate size.

What is the best size to print UPS shipping label?

PNG- 8.5″ x 11″. ZPL- 4″ x 6″. EPL- 4″ x 6″. There are some things that you should be kept in mind in case of printing the UPS shipping label. These above sizes provided in the format ZPL and EPL are only supported in Thermal printers approved by UPS. But the formats PNG and GIF are supported in other printers too.

Why is my shipping label File Not 4×6 inches?

A:There are two reasons: 1. The main reason is that the size of your shipping label file is not 4×6 inches. At this time, you need to set the correct label size. This needs to be set on the shipping platform or online store, depending on your file source. This part will be listed step by step in the platform setup.

Why are my labels printing too big or too small?

Includes checking ShipStation’s label layout settings and adjusting printer system preferences. If the content of your labels appear to print either too big or too small for your label paper, the most likely cause is a mismatch between your settings and preferences.

Why won’t my label print on ShipStation?

If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact ShipStation support for further assistance. Go to Settings > Printing > Printing Setup and check your label’s Document Options. For thermal label printers (Zebra, DYMO, etc), the label format should be set to one of the 4″ x 6″ options.

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