Details on the September 3, 2017 USPS® Rate Change
The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) approved a reclassification request filed by the USPS®. As a result, a new retail price category will be added to the First Class Package Service mail class. This new retail rate category will be called First Class Package Service Retail and include pricing for parcels weighing up to 13 oz. Existing First Class Package Service commercial price categories will be unaffected and provide pricing for packages up to 16oz.
The following pricing structure went into effect on September 3, 2017.
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USPS® Rate Change Effective January 22, 2017.
The United States Postal Service (USPS®) received approval from the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to implement new rates for both their mailing and shipping products effective January 22, 2017. In the PRC's ruling, the USPS received the go ahead with the proposed rate changes for First-Class Mail®, Standard Mail, Periodical and Package Service products. The Special Service decision is still pending, but is expected to be approved before the effective date.
The Postal Service also received the approval for proposed price changes for some shipping products. These include price adjustments to Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes and Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelopes. For more information on this story, visit our blog.