USPS Commercial Base Pricing

What is Commercial Base Pricing?

Commercial Base Pricing is a discounted rate offered to U.S. Postal Service (USPS) customers who buy and print shipping labels with an online postage service provider such as Commercial Base Pricing is always cheaper than the retail rates given at the Post Office. Commercial Base Pricing is available for the following USPS mail classes: First Class Package Service, Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, First Class Package International Service, Priority Mail International, Priority Mail Express International and Global Express Guaranteed.

How does Commercial Base Pricing work?

Typically customers who buy postage online automatically receive Commercial Base Pricing when they print a shipping label. Additional requirements may apply depending on the service provider, its digital mailing system, and the use of permit imprints (a mailpiece notation that indicates postage is prepaid). Customers who use digital mailing systems such as postage meters and permit imprints are also eligible for Commercial Base Pricing. Automatically Provides Commercial Base Pricing

When you purchase postage with, the software automatically calculates the fees and applies your Commercial Base Pricing discount. As a customer, you’ll receive the following Commercial Base Pricing discounts:

USPS Mailclass Commercial Base Discount
Priority Mail Express Up to 16% off Post Office prices
Priority Mail Up to 30% off Post Office prices
First Class Package Service (First-Class Parcels) Up to 26% off Post Office prices
Priority Mail Express International Up to 7% off Post Office prices
Priority Mail International Up to 12% off Post Office prices
First Class Package International Service Up to 5% off Post Office prices
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