Mail Carried by USPS and Parcel Deliveries in the United States


Mail Carried by USPS and Parcels Carried by Major Carriers, United States, 2004-2021

The Covid-19 pandemic had a substantial effect on parcel deliveries in the United States. While mail deliveries dropped, parcel deliveries surged due to shifts in demand patterns. Through vertical integration, Amazon accounts for a growing share of the deliveries of the parcels it ships.

Mail Carried by USPS and Parcels Carried by Major Carriers, United States, 2004-2021 | The Geography of Transport Systems (transportgeography.org)