Parcel Select Ground


USPS merged Parcel Select into the new Ground Advantage name on July 9th, 2023

As of July 9th 2023, Parcel Select Ground has merged with First Class Package into the new Ground Advantage service. The way the service works remain the same, so it's really just the name that has changed.

The content on this page is outdated as of July 9th, 2023, and is just for historical information.

To see the up-to-date rates, go to the Ground Advantage page.


Max Length + Girth (Height x 2 + Width x 2): 130" inches

Max Weight: 70 pounds

Get USPS Parcel Select Ground rates cheaper than Commercial Pricing

Parcel Select is a Commercial Pricing® service that isn’t available at the Post Office. The comparable Retail service is called Retail Ground® and it costs up to 59% more than Parcel Select Ground. Pirate Ship offers BELOW Commercial Pricing rates for Parcel Select Ground for shipments to and from the lower 48 states.

The maximum size for Parcel Select Ground is a combined length and girth of 130" inches, which means adding together the dimensions of the longest side of the package plus the distance around the thickest part.

Packages exceeding 1 cubic foot are charged the dimensional weight (Length x Width x Height / 166) if greater than the actual weight.

The maximum weight for Parcel Select Ground is 70 pounds.

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