USPS® To Reduce Postal Rates?

March 7, 2016
Author: Bill Bonato
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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS®) is set to reduce First-Class Mail prices by 4.3 percent on Sunday, April 10, 2016. The reduction comes with the expiration of legislation that imposed an exigent surcharge for mailing products and services for two years to help the USPS manage financial challenges.

The surcharge removal means these mailing rates will be adjusted to the following:

Commercial prices will also decrease. A complete listing of the new prices, effective April 10, is available at

What does the rollback mean for your business?

Below are estimated savings based on average monthly spend on postal products and services: