USPS Parcel Select

What is Parcel Select?

Parcel Select is a USPS mail class that offers ground delivery service at very low rates for large or heavy packages. When using this mail class, shipments can weigh up to 70lbs. and delivery ranges from 2-8 days. Rates are based on distance, weight and mailpiece dimensions.

Try us out for 4 weeks! Get $5 in free postage

(to use during your trial).

Try us out for 4 weeks! Get $5 free postage

(to use during your trial)

Try us out for 4 weeks!

Get $5 free postage

(to use during your trial)

How to use Parcel Select?

Parcel Select has five different service options. Each option has requirements and a standard set of rates. Here are the Parcel Select options:

Parcel Select Shipping Options
Type Description
Parcel Select — Nonpresort This service is available to online postage customers with no minimum package thresholds. Customers not using online postage must have 50 pieces or 50 pounds of mailpieces in a single mailing. Other requirements apply
Parcel Select — NDC Presort*
Parcel Select — Destination Entry*
Parcel Select — ONDC Presort*
All three service levels have a minimum requirement of 50 Parcel Select pieces and packages must be pre-sorted to select NDC/ASF destinations. Other requirements apply.
Parcel Select — Lightweight* This service is for packages weighing less than 1 lb. and is subject to specific volume, marking and preparation requirements.
Swipe right to see entire table *This service is not currently supported by software.

Parcel Select is not available at Post Office locations. It’s available only to online customers who use the services of an authorized USPS business partner or PC Postage approved vendor such as

Using Parcel Select with allows you to easily print Parcel Select (Nonpresort) shipping labels. The service includes free USPS Tracking and you can ship as many Parcel Select packages as you need. There are no minimum requirements. The service also includes a Hold for Pickup option so your customers can pick up valuable merchandise at their local Post Office if needed.

Try for 4 weeks!

Every new customer account starts with:

  • Free 5 lb. Digital Scale*, connects via USB
  • 4-week trial
  • $5 in free postage to use in trial period
  • Free Supplies Kit including postage labels
  • Additional $10 postage coupons to use after trial
    *pay only S&H fee