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Expedited flat-rate options will be eliminated. Retires Canada Post Express Services

Sellers on eBay Canada who ship using Canada Post Expedited Flat Rate Box or Canada Post Expedited Flat Rate Box USA will have to offer another shipping service very soon. will retire both of these shipping services this week, eBay tells sellers in an announcement posted on Wednesday. However, the message does not say on what day the shipping services will stop being allowed.

Good ‘Til Cancelled listings that offer these shipping options will have the services removed when the listings end. GTC listings that offer Canada Post Expedited Flat Rate Box and other shipping options for shipments within Canada will repost without the Flat Rate Box option. eBay will end GTC listings that only offer the soon-to-be forbidden options, so sellers can add a new shipping service, eBay notes.

GTC listings that ship to the United States with Canada Post Expedited Flat Rate will repost without the service.

“If this leaves no remaining shipping services for U.S. buyers, your listings will no longer show up in the main search results on,” eBay tells sellers, adding that sellers can restore their “ search visibility at any time by adding one of the available U.S. shipping services.”

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