If the length plus girth is 108 inches or less, the item can be shipped to any domestic destination. If the length plus girth is greater than 108 inches but not greater than 130 inches, the item may be shipped at Oversized Parcel Post price ®.
You can ship a tire with pretty much any carrier, although a carrier in particular offers the best rates and service for shipping a tire.
Yes, that’s how USPS works it’s usually the same price to ship 1 or 2 bikes in a 2-wheel box as it is for 1 bike in a 1-bike sized box. So if you’re going USPS, don’t bother shrinking the box.
The average tire shipping cost depends on distance and part specifications, including size, weight and packaging. On average, it costs $1.36 per mile to ship car parts less than 100 km, but $0.28 per mile to ship car parts less than 1000 km.
It is possible to ship tires using FedEx domestic services.
Glue the cardboard to the tires and then take some plastic wrap and completely cover the entire wheel/tire. Deflate the tire slightly to give the rubber a little more cushion and the sidewalls a little thicker, then stick on a packaging label and you’re done.
You can expect an average passenger tire to weigh about 12 kg (27 pounds) and about 14 kg (30 pounds) for the rim, or 50 to 60 pounds total.
Simply weigh the package and use a shipping calculator to determine the shipping price. If the package is small but heavy, you will get shipping cost based on volume which maybe cheaper. Remember, when calculating postage by weight, use the total weight of the package and not the weight of the product itself.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) sells boxes up to 20″ x 14″ x 10″ in size and offers some service levels that accommodate large boxes. Priority Mail packages ships in 1-3 business days depending on origin and destination.Items must not weigh more than 70 pounds and must be less than 108 inches in length and girth combined.
FedEx Ground applies dimensional weight to all shipments per package. If the DIM weight is higher than the actual weight, the DIM weight will be used. If the package weighs more than 150 pounds, a prorated price per pound will be used.