2014 Postal Rate Increase

Regulators on Tuesday approved a temporary price hike of 3 cents for a first-class stamp, bringing the charge to 49 cents a letter in an effort to help the Postal Service recover from severe mail decreases brought on by the 2008 economic downturn.  The cost […]

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Statement from USPS about “2nd Ounce Free” Program

Looking to boost commercial use of First-Class Mail, the US Postal Service this week launched its new “2nd Ounce Free” pricing program that enables direct mailers to send letters weighing up to two ounces for the one-ounce postage rate.

The USPS said the new pricing strategy […]

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