USPS Postal service pricing effective Jan 27, 2019
For B2C packages, US Postal service is an ideal choice for package home delivery. You can choose to work with USPS or companies like DHL, or FedEx who acts as USPS parcel expeditor. These parcel expeditors handle pickup, sorting, transportation, and induction to the USPS hub. USPS handles the “Last mile” delivery, usually to a residence.
Postal service is ideal for small packages weighing under 15 pounds. Each package is trackable and could take anywhere between 2 to 6 Business days to deliver the shipment. The chart below shows the cost of shipping via USPS/parcel expeditor based on zone-based pricing effective January 27, 2019
For First Class package less than 1 lb.
Package over 1 lb
- The weight of 14 to 16 oz. is considered as 1 lb package
- Shipments where dimensional weight exceeds actual weight are charged according to the following calculation:
Dimensional weight in Lb per package = Length x Height x Width in inch / 139
- Fuel surcharge 6.5% applies