USPS has introduced a new service called USPS Ground Advantage™ starting from July 9, 2023, which offers cost-effective and reliable domestic ground shipping options for shippers.
This service aims to streamline ground transportation services by consolidating USPS Retail Ground®, First-Class Package®, and Parcel Select Ground® (as well as returns options such as First-Class Package Return® service and Ground Returns) into a unified service.
USPS Ground Advantage™ caters to shippers of all sizes, whether small e-commerce businesses or large enterprises, providing them with an economical and dependable shipping solution. This service is available for packages weighing up to 70 pounds and promises delivery within 2-5 business days.
The launch of this new service brings several advantages for shippers. Firstly, USPS Ground Advantage™ offers an affordable shipping option, delivering packages at low rates to all 50 states of the United States, military bases, territories, possessions, and freely associated states. So no matter where your packages need to be shipped, USPS Ground Advantage™ can meet your needs.
Secondly, consolidating services within USPS Ground Advantage™ simplifies the operations for shippers. By combining different services into one option, shippers no longer need to choose and manage different service types, saving them time and effort.
Furthermore, USPS Ground Advantage™ provides return options, including services like First-Class Package Return® and Ground Returns. This offers shippers a more convenient return process, enhancing customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.
In summary, USPS Ground Advantage™ service offers the following features:
Additionally, compared to the current pricing of Parcel Select Ground and First-Class Package Service, USPS Ground Advantage will lower prices by 1.4%. The retail price of USPS Ground Advantage will decrease by 3.2%, and the commercial price will decrease by 0.7%.
In conclusion, USPS Ground Advantage™ is an anticipated new service that provides shippers with an economical and reliable ground shipping option. Whether a small e-commerce business or a large enterprise, you can enjoy affordable rates and speedy package delivery through this service.
For more information about this service, please visit the official USPS Ground Advantage page prepared by USPS.