January 14, 2011
USPS Proposed Presort and Standard Rate Increases
The USPS has filed a proposed rate increase. If approved, the new rates will take effect April 17, 2011.
Proposed changes include:
- First-class presort increase of 1.8%
- Standard letter increase of 1.8%
- Postcard increase to $0.29/piece
- First class mail will remain $0.44/piece
The USPS also proposes extending the deadline for implementing Intelligent Mail Barcodes until May 2011.
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