The United States Postal Service (USPS) is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 160 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes.
A trusted and familiar household name, USPS is a popular choice for shipping in the US and internationally, offering reliable and affordable delivery services both for individuals and businesses.
USPS shipping services
USPS offers a wide range of mail and package delivery services for shipping in the US, including First Class Mail for small packages (up to 13oz), Priority Mail for items up to 70lbs and ground services for shipping oversized items. If you’re shipping internationally, USPS also offers international shipping services that deliver to most major destinations outside the US.
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Packages and boxes sent with the USPS must not exceed 70 lbs in weight and the combined length and girth can be no more than 130 inches. If you need to send something larger than this, check out FedEx Ground and UPS Ground.
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USPS delivery hours
What time will USPS deliver my package?
USPS delivery times depend on the level of service you book, but generally, USPS will deliver Monday-Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm (excluding public holidays). If you require a morning delivery, USPS Priority Express guarantees delivery by 10.30 am.
Does USPS deliver on Saturdays?
USPS offers Saturday deliveries for Priority Mail services.
What are the USPS holidays?
Below is a list of the 2023 post office holidays. Mail will not be delivered or sent on these days so please plan accordingly.