Attention budget-savvy professionals: The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has filed notice to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) with new USPS prices that will become effective January 26, 2020.
New 2020 USPS Prices – Mailing Services
USPS Mailing service prices will increase by approximately 1.9% based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The below chart illustrates exactly what you can expect this coming year when it comes to 2020 USPS mail pricing.
2020 Mailing Service Prices
New 2020 USPS Prices – Shipping Services
USPS Shipping service pricing, which is adjusted according to market conditions, will vary by product. The below chart reveals a number of changes for 2020 USPS shipping pricing.
2020 Shipping Service Prices
Forever Stamp Prices
But what about those Forever stamps? After last year’s 10% hike from 50¢ to 55¢, the forever stamp prices will not be changing for 2020.
If the Forever stamp pricing were to change in 2021 or any year after that, you’d still be able to use previously purchased Forever stamps – they can be used to mail a 1 oz. letter regardless of when the stamp was purchased. Good to know, right?
How Quantity Affects Price
All commercial postage categories have minimum quantities of mail that must be met. Beyond that, your level of sort and the number of pieces in each sortation may qualify your mail for a price reduction. (Speak with your Delzer Rep to discuss how we can simplify your next mailing.)
Mail Classifications Made Simple
While mailing will always be complicated, Delzer is here to help you make sense of it all.
Plan for the Price Change
Changes are proposed to take effect January 26, 2020, following the PRC’s price review. Although these price changes are not set in stone yet, it’s a good idea to plan your 2020 mailing budget with these prices in mind as if it is happening – because it probably will.
Are You Making the Most of Your Mailing?
Mailing should be simple. We make sure of it. We can help you make your mailing or shipping order cost-effective and painless.
Store prints with inventory management excellence.
Manage data to make the most of your recipient lists.
Order your print material using a customized online storefront.
Print fresh content when you need it with print on demand.