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Business Mail Classes Explained

November 5, 2018

The United States Postal Service® classifies mail into different services, called “classes.” Each class of mail has its own features, service levels, postage prices and presort requirements. Here’s the breakdown of all the different mail classes:

First-Class Mail®

Meant for letters or parcels...

FedEx® Is Raising Shipping Rates and Increasing Surcharges

November 5, 2018

On the heels of the recent USPS® postal rate change—that increased First-Class Mail stamps by a record 10%—is FedEx®, making rate changes of their own. FedEx is increasing the rates of two of their main services, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery, by an average of 4.9%.

This incremental...

2019 Rate Change FAQs

October 18, 2018

Answers to Common USPS® Rate Change Questions

Postal rate change can be stressful for any business. Knowing what to expect is the first step in being prepared for when the next update occurs. Download this quick guide, Postal Rate Change FAQs: Reasons for the USPS® Rate Change and How to...

Happening Now: Changes Proposed to USPS ® Mailing and Shipping Rates

October 15, 2018

The USPS filed their mailing and shipping rate changes on October 10, 2018, to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). These changes—affecting everything from First-Class Mail® to Priority Mail®—will be reviewed for approval by the PRC before they are scheduled to take effect on January 27,...