USPS Retail Ground
Retail Ground is USPS’s ground-based service. It is one of the least expensive, but slowest USPS services available. Delivery is estimated between 2-5 days. Learn more about USPS Retail Ground.
Retail Ground rates are determined by weight, dimensions, distance (Zone), and rate class.
This service uses parcel weight and dimensions are used to determine postage costs. Costs increase as weight and dimensions increase.
USPS uses Zones to measure the distance a domestic shipment must travel, ranging from Zone 1 (local) to Zone 9 (very far away). Costs increase as the Zone, or distance, increases. Calculate your zone using the USPS ® Dynamic Zone Map.
Retail pricing is offered directly from the USPS at Post Office retail locations or USPS.com. It does not include discounts on postage prices like those received via ShippingEasy.
USPS has added Nonstandard Fees & Dimensional Noncompliance Fees for oversized packages or packages that have been labeled with incorrect dimensions effective April 2022. These surcharges will only apply to domestic residential and commercial addresses.
Flat Rate packages and Regional Rate packages are not applicable.
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