United States Postal Service (USPS)

What is the difference between USPS parcel post and USPS priority mail?

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November 13, 2009 8:33PM

USPS parcel post is a ground surface offered by the USPS, and is estimated to take from 2 - 9 days, or up to 14 postal business days. Priority mail takes priority over parcel post and first class mail, is usually sent by air, and can arrive in 2-3 days, with a maximum of 5 days. parcel post accepts larger boxes/packages, while priority mail does not. Parcel post is a different service from bulk mailing, which is used by businesses who mail out large amounts of mail at regular intervals.