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How can i ship 150 pounds?


It depends on the shipping company and the service you choose. For example, FedEx offers a freight quote tool on their website that helps you calculate the cost of shipping large or heavy items. You can also get a free estimate by calling their customer service line.

Answers at other websites

Use corrugated cardboard for the outer box and package non-corrugated boxes inside instead of shipping these boxes on their own. For instance, if a guitar you’re shipping came inside a non-corrugated box, you should place the entire box inside a corrugated cardboard box for shipping. Use double-wall boxes if the item you’re shipping is heavy but under 150 pounds.

Fedex’s Rates

Weight Tiers FedEx Ground FedEx 2Day FedEx Standard Overnight FedEx Ground Transit Times from Kansas
1-2 lbs $15 $21 $38
3-5 lbs $16 $26 $46
6-10 lbs $17 $40 $60
11-15 lbs $20 $54 $80
16-20 lbs $23 $65 $90
21-25 lbs $26 $77 $100
26-30 lbs $29 $88 $115
31-35 lbs $31 $97 $125
36-40 lbs $33 $110 $140
41-45 lbs $35 $120 $150
46-50 lbs $37 $130 $160
51-60 lbs $39 $150 $185
61-70 lbs $41 $175 $215
71-80 lbs $46 $210 $260
81-90 lbs $49 $235 $280
91-100 lbs $52 $250 $315
101-110 lbs $55 $270 $350
111-120 lbs $58 $300 $370
121-130 lbs $61 $320 $400
131-140 lbs $64 $340 $430
141-149 lbs $67 $370 $470

Other cheapest ways to ship 150 pounds

Best Shipping for Oversized Packages: FedEx Home Delivery
For furniture and other heavy or bulky items, you’ll have to look elsewhere than the U.S. Postal Service. Priority Mail through the USPS can’t weigh more than 70 pounds. That means UPS or FedEx will be your best bet for oversized packages. Both carriers will ship up to 150 pounds with their regular shipping services.

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Pricing for large packages can depend on weight, dimensions and the destination. “It’s always difficult to make an apples-to-apples comparison,” Agyemang notes.

However, assuming you are sending a 100-pound box from New York to California, FedEx Home Delivery narrowly beats out UPS when it comes to shipping cross-country. Its quote is $178 with delivery in four days. UPS Ground Service also has a four-day transit time for a price of $180.61.

UPS Rates

UPS does put limitations on shipping large packages via their small package delivery network. If a package is deemed as in the Over Maximum segment, it is unable to be shipped in this method. A package is considered Over Maximum if it:

  • Exceeds 150 pounds
  • Exceeds 108 inches in length
  • Exceeds 165 inches in length & girth
  • Has a large size-to-weight ratio.


Shipping can be a pain in the neck, especially when you have to ship big boxes. But it doesn’t need eating into your margins if done right! Check out these tips on how shipping different items and packing them wisely will save time as well money from being wasted by going through all this trouble with fulfillment providers who are available for hire or even just doing some outsourcing work themselves so they don’t get overworked themselves

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Logistic, Warehouse and Shipping Services Expert. My work has been published in many different formats across North America with topics ranging from international trade to global logistics or supply chain management–all on the forefront of what’s happening right now!

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