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Mar 15 2016

Postage Prices set to DECREASE


After increasing prices last May the US Postal Service is reducing prices on First Class mail beginning April 10th, 2016.

A 4.3% surcharge was put in place as a temporary measure to stem the effects of the Great Recession on the Postal Service. The Postal Regulatory Commission requires this surcharge to be reversed.  The price reduction follows the USPS’s first quarterly net profit in 5 years.

New USPS Pricing

First-Class Mail Price Changes

Service 2015 Price 2016 Price
1.0 oz Letters $0.49 $0.47
2.0 oz Letters $0.71 $0.68
3.0 oz Letters $0.93 $0.89
Postcards $0.35 $0.34
International Letters $1.20 $1.15

Direct Mail Just Got Cheaper

Postcards see a decrease of around 3%, making it more cost effective for your business to mail and market itself. Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) and Presort Standard rates will also see a decrease. EDDM rates will drop from 18.3¢ to 17.6¢.

With a 20,000 sq ft facility capable of handling all your print and mailing needs, don’t hesitate to reach out to us to schedule your next Direct Mail project.

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