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USPS Update: Postal Rate Increase

USPS Update: Postal Rate Increase

Dec 13 2018

The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently announced proposed price changes to take effect January 27, 2019. The USPS has been granted the authority to raise their rates. Although the USPS has indicated that the first-class price is going up 10%, many bulk mail categories are only going up 1% or less.

Changes to First-Class Mail®

Price increase for First-Class Mail, from $0.50 to $.55

First-Class Mail® single piece post cards, $0.35 (no increase)

Changes to other Mailing Products and Services

New pricing to affect several services, with average increases as follows:

Package Services + 2.522%

Special Services + 2.5212%

If you have any questions new rates, feel free to call your Account Manager or Client Relations for more information.