USPS Parcel Select Ground

What is Parcel Select Ground?

Parcel Select Ground 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.

An approved licensed vendor of the USPS, allows you to buy and print mailing and shipping labels for all USPS mail classes using a standard ink-jet or laser printer. There is a monthly service fee of $19.99 plus applicable taxes, if any to use the service.
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How to use Parcel Select Ground

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

Parcel Select Ground Shipping Options



Type: Parcel Select Ground

Description : 

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 Ground — NDC Presort*
Parcel Select Ground — Destination Entry*
Parcel Select Ground — ONDC Presort*

Description : 

All three service levels have a minimum requirement of 50 Parcel Select Ground pieces and packages must be pre-sorted to select NDC/ASF destinations. Other requirements apply.


Parcel Select Ground — Lightweight*

Description : 

This service is for packages weighing less than 1 lb. and is subject to specific volume, marking and preparation requirements.

*This service is not currently supported by software.

Parcel Select Ground is only available to online customers who use the services of an authorized USPS business partner or PC Postage-approved vendor such as

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

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