USPS Price Change Effective 1/27/2019

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January 28, 2019

USPS Price Change

MILTON, WI – The United States Postal Service price changes took effect Sunday, January 27.

Mailing Services product prices rose approximately 2.5 percent.

Shipping Services price increases vary by product. For example, Priority Mail Express prices will increase 3.9 percent, while Priority Mail prices will increase 5.9 percent.

Here are the current and new prices:

  • First-Class Mail single-piece letters (1 ounce): 50 cents (current), 55 cents (new)
  • First-Class Mail letters (additional ounces): 21 cents (current), 15 cents (new)
  • First-Class Mail letters (metered 1 ounce): 47 cents (current), 50 cents (new)
  • First-Class Mail domestic postcard stamps: 35 cents (no change from current price)

First-Class Package Service will move from a weight-based product to a zone-based and weight-based product.

Additionally, the Postal Service will defer implementation of new DIM weighting provisions for retail and commercial Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express and Commercial Parcel Select for all zones and entries. These DIM weighing provisions will be delayed until Sunday, June 23.


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