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- 2022 USPS® Rate
- 2022 Priority Mail® & Shipping Rates
- 2022 FedEx® Rates
- 2022 UPS® Rates
- USPS® Promotions
The rates listed below reflect the USPS® price increase in effect in August 2021. There will be no changes to First-Class Mail, Certified Mail or any of their other mailing products on January 2022.
Use First-Class Mail® for lightweight letters up to 3.5 oz. and flats up to 13 oz. that need to be delivered in 1 to 3 business days.
There have been two major price increases to Certified Mail® this year. The silver lining: You can reduce the impact on your business by using an online solution like
ConnectSuite e-Certify. With e-Certify,
you’ll use an electronic Return Receipt and save $1.20 on every Certified Mail® piece. You can save nearly 38% on all Certified Mail® costs.
Breaking it down, as of August 29, 2021 it will cost $7.38 to send a First-Class Letter as Certified Mail® with a hard copy Return Receipt:
- $0.58 for the Postage
- $3.75 for Certified Mail® fee
- $3.05 for Return Receipt Hard Copy
The complete Postal Service filings with the updated August prices can be found on the USPS® Postal Explorer website. If you want to keep up with any updates regarding the August 2021 rate change event, you can check out our Mailing and Shipping Blog. To receive alerts on all USPS® postage rate increases, subscribe to our Quadient Connections newsletter.
The U.S. Postal Service updates its pricing every year. One of the best ways to help your business save is rate shopping. You can rate shop, compare pricing and get discounts all year long with shipping software. In fact, you can save 40% on Priority Mail costs and save 17% on Priority Mail Express!
First-Class Package Service
Priority Mail® Flat Rate
Priority Mail Express® Flat Rate
The USPS® has been putting on Promotions & Incentive Programs since 2012 as a way to encourage marketers, printers, and mailers to take advantage of innovative ways to add value to their mail—all while gaining postal discounts. This 2021-2022 season is no different. The USPS has released a slew of promotions around different mail innovations including Informed Delivery, Mobile Shopping and more.
Check out all the details below and see how your business can leverage promotions for improved customer engagement and discounted prices.
The charts below contain UPS Service Retail Rates. UPS Service Daily Rates may be lower.
UPS 3 Day Select®:
UPS 2nd Day Air®:
UPS Next Day Air®:
Access to the full list of UPS's affected services is available on UPS's Rate Change Update Page. You can also download the joint FedEx and UPS Rate Guide to have access to the full list of rates and zones. If you want to keep up with any rate change updates, you can check out the QuadientDirect blog. To receive alerts on all shipping carrier service rate changes, subscribe to our newsletter Quadient Connections.
FedEx Ground & Home Delivery®:
FedEx Standard Overnight®:
FedEx® One Rate:
Access to the full list of FedEx's affected services as well as download files is available on FedEx's Rate Change FAQ. You can also download the handy joint FedEx and UPS Rate Guide to have the guide available anytime. If you want to keep up with any rate change updates, you can check out the QuadientDirect blog. To receive alerts on all shipping carrier service rate changes, subscribe to our newsletter Quadient Connections.