Carrier Service Levels Supported by Shippo

Packages come in all shapes and sizes. In this article you'll find the service levels for three of our most commonly-used carriers. Have a question about service levels? Let us know!

 

USPS Service Levels

Service

Weight limit

Cost

ETA

First-Class Package* 15.9 oz $ ~5 days
First Class Package International** 4 lb $ ~15 days
Priority Mail 70 lb $$ ~2 days
Priority Mail International 70 lb $$ ~8 days
Priority Mail Express 70 lb $$$ ~1 day
Priority Mail Express International 70 lb $$$ ~4 days
Parcel Select Ground (also known as Parcel Select - Nonpresort) 70 lb $ ~7 days

 

Note: The USPS technology (ePostage) used by Shippo does not currently support the use of Media Mail, Library Mail, First Class Flats, or Letter Rates. 

* For USPS First-Class Package: 

  • Maximum weight: 16 ounces – Price based on weight and zone
  • Size Requirements:
    • Minimum Size:  For mailability, all pieces ¼ inch thick or less must be a minimum of 5 inches in length, 3½ inches in height, and 0.007 inch in thickness
    • Maximum Size: 22 inches in length, 18 inches in width, 15 inches in thickness

**For USPS First Class Package International:

  • Maximum weight: 4 lb
  • Size Requirements:
    • Minimum length: 6 inches.
    • Minimum height: 4 inches.
    • Maximum length: 24 inches. Length is the longest dimension.
    • Maximum length, height, and depth (thickness) combined: 36 inches.

Fedex Service Levels

Service

Weight limit

Cost

ETA

Express Saver 150 lb $ ~3 days
2 Day / 2 Day AM 150 lb $$ ~2 days
Standard Overnight 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
First Overnight 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
Priority Overnight 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
Home Delivery (same service as Ground, but for deliveries to residential addresses) 150 lb $ ~2 days
Ground (same service as Home Delivery, but for deliveries to business addresses) 150 lb $ ~2 days
International Economy 150 lb $ ~7 days
International Priority 150 lb $$ ~3 days
International First 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
Smartpost 70 lb $ ~5 days

 

UPS Service Levels

Service

Weight limit

Cost

ETA

Ground 150 lb $ ~3 days
3 Day Select 150 lb $ ~3 days
2nd Day Air 150 lb $$ ~2 day
2nd Day Air AM 150 lb $$ ~1 day
Next Day Air Saver 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
Next Day 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
Next Day AM 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
(International) Expedited 150 lb $ ~4 days
(International) Saver 150 lb $ ~3 days
(International) Express 150 lb $$ ~2 days
(International) Express Plus 150 lb $$$ ~1 day
Mail Innovations 70 lb $ ~7 days
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