Parcel Select Ground
Parcel Select Ground is USPS’s ground-based service. It is one of the least expensive, but slowest USPS services available. Delivery estimated between 1-8 days. [Learn more about USPS Parcel Select Ground].
Commercial pricing is a discounted postage rate, lower than Retail pricing. It is only available to qualifying shippers, including ShippingEasy subscribers. [Learn more about USPS Commercial pricing].
Parcel Select Ground rates are determined by package weight and dimensions, distance (Zone), and rate class.
This service uses parcel weight and dimensions are used to determine postage costs. When weighing packages, round up to the nearest pound to find the postage cost. Costs increase as weight and dimensions increase. [Learn how dimensions affect rates].
Oversized packages may be charged a dimensional rate surcharge. [Learn more about dimensional rates].
USPS assigns a Zone based on the shipments zip code in relation to the package destination. This zone then becomes the measurement by which the domestic shipment must travel, ranging from Zone 1 (local) to Zone 9 (very far away). Costs increase as the Zone, or distance, increases. For example, if a package travels 9 zones the cost will be more than a package traveling only 1 zone. [Learn more about zones].
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USPS rates increased for specific domestic services on October 3rd, 2021. Learn more about the USPS Holiday Surcharge.