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Postal Price Increase Coming in January 2018

Here we go again – another USPS price increase is coming up in January. The Postal Service filed its 2018 postage rate proposals in October with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). The PRC has approved the price increases, and they … Continue reading

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Direct Mail: Ideal for Customer Acquisition

  Johnson & Quin is the first US Postal Service® customer to receive authorization for co-branded sales collateral. The USPS and J&Q are together promoting the use of direct mail in omni-channel campaigns, and specifically for customer acquisition. For businesses … Continue reading

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Postage Increases January 22 – Download our Postal Rate Guide

As you may know, postal rates are changing on January 22, 2017. For commercial mailers, some rates go up, some remain the same, and some actually decrease. When looking at all the changes, prices increase by about 1%. Here is … Continue reading

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Update Your 2017 Budgets – Postage Increases January 22

Price changes for First-Class Mail, Standard Mail, Periodical, and Package Service take effect on January 22, 2017. For consumers that means that the First-Class Forever Stamp increases from 47 cents to 49 cents (which was the price of a Forever … Continue reading

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USPS Mailer Scorecard Assessments

For direct mailers and mail service providers, it is critical to understand the U.S. Postal Service’s Mailer Scorecard, and how and why fines are assessed for mail that does not meet Full Service requirements and exceeds USPS thresholds. The Mailer … Continue reading

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Postage Rates Take a Historic Fall!

Postage rates are decreasing an average of 4.1% on April 10, 2016. Continue reading

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Postage Rates Increase Today

By Kay Wilt The good news – for consumers the 49 cent Forever Stamp remains at 49 cents. However, for direct marketers presorted First-Class and Standard postage rates increase today. For a chart of the new postage rates, along with … Continue reading

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Postal Rates Increasing May 31?

By Kay Wilt For the third time this year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has asked the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to approve increasing postage prices by as much as 2%, effective May 31, 2015. The standard 49 cent … Continue reading

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