eBay is notifying sellers that some shipping rates will be changing in July as new USPS pricing goes into effect - don't miss increase for eBay Standard Envelope service and USPS Ground Advantage replacing First-Class Package, Parcel Select Ground and Retail Ground.
USPS has announced updated 2023 rates, and we’ve provided a summary of the published changes below.
As always, we continue to work closely with our carrier partners to provide you with the best shipping rates on eBay Labels. While USPS has announced average increases, the actual change in the rate depends on the weight and zone.
We encourage you to check the carrier rates to understand if these changes impact your shipments
- Media Mail – average increase of 7.5%
- Parcel Select Ground packages up to 20lbs have increased and decreased rates depending on weight and zone – visit USPS for more details
- No change for Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express and First-Class Package
Please note the following USPS updates will also be applied:
- Domestic Shipping Insurance increase of an average of 4.7%
- Signature confirmation increase of $0.15 to $3.40
- eBay Delivery Services
Also effective July 9, 2023, eBay standard envelope rates will be:
- 1 oz. $0.63
- 2 oz. $0.87
- 3 oz. $1.11
Smart Ship Tip: To make things easier for you, the eBay shipping calculator will display the new rates on July 9, 2023, when they go into effect.
- USPS Ground Advantage, available July 9, 2023, will combine three existing USPS® services (First-Class Package, Parcel Select Ground and Retail Ground) into one service. More information to follow soon.