Another year, another round of changes to postage rates from the United States Postal Service. Last November, the USPS received approval from the Postal Regulatory Committee (PRC) to move forward with price changes for 2017, which will take effect on Sunday, January 22. The updated pricing affects mail, including First-Class and Standard Mail rates, as
Good news for mailers isn’t great for everyone. The US Postal Service announced last month that mailers can expect a postage decrease for the first time in nearly 97 years. The rate reduction, which should take effect on April 10, is the result of limits placed on an exigent surcharge that the USPS implemented
As the tech industry continues to grow, the USPS is playing a major role. How? Through expanded delivery services for companies like Amazon and Netflix. Dependable, reliable, in rain or shine, the Postal Service is there, delivering your mail. And for the past couple of years, this includes Sunday package delivery. With the tech
A postage rate increase on First Class Mail, international mail, Standard Mail, Periodicals and package services will officially take effect on May 31, 2015. The increase was originally planned for April 26, but was delayed after the Postal Regulatory Committee (PRC) remanded proposed rates for Standard Mail, periodicals and package services back to the USPS.
UPDATE (3/24/15): Postage rates for Standard Mail, periodicals and package services remain uncertain after the Postal Regulatory Commission returned a second proposal from the Postal Service last Wednesday. Per Order No. 2378, the USPS resubmitted their proposal for approval by the PRC on March 12. For the second time in the case, the PRC remanded
The new process is meant to reduce undeliverable-as-addressed mailpieces and help ensure that direct mail reaches its intended audience; but it could also mean fees for those not in compliance. by Don Fare — In December 2014, the United States Postal Service published a Federal Register notice proposing to add a new Address Quality Measurement