Used for gifts and general merchandise, Standard Post shipments may also contain books and other printed matter weighing 70 pounds or less. The maximum size is 130 inches in combined length plus girth (distance around the thickest part). Tracking may be available for Standard Post shipments at no additional cost. Extra Services, such as Insurance, can be purchased for an additional fee.
Parcels with weights up to 70 lbs. are now reserved only for the mailing of hazardous materials and lives that are required to be shipped by ground transportation. Standard Post Oversized pricing is available to zones 1-4 for parcels that measure more than 108” but not more than 130” when hazardous material or lives is not required.
Parcels that weigh less than 20 pounds and measure more than 84 inches but not more than 108 inches in combined length plus girth (distance around the thickest part) are charged the 20-pound Standard Post zoned price.
Parcels that measure more than 108 inches but not more than 130 inches in combined length plus girth (distance around the thickest part) are charged the oversized price regardless of weight.
Standard Post delivery status is available through Track and Confirm at USPS.com or by calling 1-800-222-1811.