Ground Shipping Rates 2017 Comparison by Carrier
Ground shipping is one of the cheaper options for delivering orders to customers utilized by many eCommerce retailers. Some will absorb these shipping costs completely or offer a small flat shipping fee to customers while customers wait 3+ days for their package to arrive. Orders online aren’t always urgent, and customers can appreciate the chance to save on shipping, even if it means waiting a bit longer. Below is the comparison of the 3 major carrier and their ground delivery options.
Ground Shipping Rate 2017 Comparison Table: FedEx, UPS & USPS
*Rates shown for USPS Priority Mail® Commercial Plus Pricing, FedEx Ground® Standard Pricing with residential and fuel surcharges, and UPS Ground® Daily Rates with residential and fuel surcharges.
It’s important to note that we used USPS Priority Mail for 3+ day, although the vast majority of Priority Mail packages arrive to their destination within 2-3 days. UPS and FedEx Ground also typically arrive within 3 days, with the occasional delivery window extension that can go beyond 3 days, although it is rare. See more weights for ground shipping in our 2017 Shipping Rate Guide!