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Whether you're an online retailer or you just have to mail your nephew's birthday present, going to the post office can be a hassle. Shyp is an app that picks up your item, packages it, and ships it for you, all for a $5 fee plus postage costs. The service opened up this week in San Francisco.

Shipping Stuff Is A Hassle. Shyp Will Do It For You | Fast Company