Like its name suggests, the BestRate USPS Shipping Rate Comparison Engine is a rules engine that automates mail class and shipping rate selection for your packages. Once you set up these rules, Stamps.com will automatically select the best mail class for your package based on the attributes for that specific package, such as box size, delivery time, shipping rate and destination.
Shippers can choose from a variety of ship method rules for their domestic, international and military packages.
Package Specs: 4 lbs. package – Los Angeles to Dallas, TX (zone 6)
BestRate automatically selects the most cost-effective rate for your package, and places a gold star next to the rate so it is prominently visible from the list of shipping options available to you.
The Stamps.com BestRate USPS Shipping Rate Comparison Engine evaluates the following 4 parameters for each package in order to recommend the best rate to the shipper:
For any package where all 4 parameters are not specified, the BestRate USPS Shipping Rate Comparison Engine will always push the cheapest mail class option available to the shipper.