Tag Archives: Postal Rates

Postage Rates Increasing in Middle of the Year

The big news is that the Postal Service is raising postage rates on August 29, 2021, not the traditional January once-a-year increase. And it’s a large increase due to additional pricing authority given to the USPS. This increase is more … Continue reading

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Postage Rates Increase January 24, 2021

As we make our way through January and winter, the annual postal rate increase just took place on January 24, 2021. If there is a positive – for mailers this increase is less than the one in 2020 with Marketing … Continue reading

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Save on Postage with an Informed Delivery® Promotion

Informed Delivery is a Postal Service program that provides a digital preview to consumers of their household’s incoming mail. Grayscale images are displayed of letter sized packages that have been processed and scanned through USPS automated sorting equipment. The images … Continue reading

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Update on January Postage Increase and USPS Promotions

Postal Rate Increase 2020 It’s that time of the year again – the festive holiday season is over, we are in the midst of winter with its often cold and cloudy days, and another postal rate increase hits marketers’ budgets … Continue reading

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Postage Increase Taking Place January 26, 2020

On January 26, 2020 postage prices are going up, and for J&Q direct mail clients we estimate a $.005 increase per package which is less than the 2019 rate increase. In October the U.S. Postal Service filed a postal rate … Continue reading

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Add Digital to Your Mail with an Informed Delivery® Campaign

In our last blog we explained that Informed Delivery is a Postal Service program that sends consumers an email with grayscale images of the mail pieces that will arrive in their mailboxes soon. Black and white images are displayed of … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Mail with USPS Informed Delivery®

What is Informed Delivery? Informed Delivery is a Postal Service program that sends consumers an email with grayscale images of the mail pieces they will receive in the next day or two. Images are provided of the exterior, address-side of … Continue reading

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Postage Increase Implemented January 27th

The Chicagoland area (where J&Q is located), and the rest of the Midwest are coming out of the polar vortex – thank goodness! After surviving wind chills as low as -45 to -55 degrees on Wednesday, mailers are also experiencing … Continue reading

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USPS Brings Back Promotions in 2019

After a one year hiatus, the Postal Service® has announced mailing promotions for 2019. For the past few years the Postal Service has offered mailing promotions and price incentives to create awareness for new and innovative uses of mail. Due … Continue reading

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Postage Increase Announced for January 2019

On January 27, 2019 postage prices are going up, and for J&Q direct mail clients we estimate a $.007 to $.008 increase per package. In October the U.S. Postal Service filed a postal rate adjustment with the Postal Regulatory commission … Continue reading

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