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U.S. Postal Service will implement a postage rate change January 22nd 2017

Just food for thought, on January 22nd, 2017, the U.S. Postal Service will implement a postage rate change. Rates always change it is not new and yes it will cost a little more so ship products to you customer. You might have to make some small adjustments for you increased cost.

 

First-Class Letters, Postcards, and Flats
Here is  the increase in price when compared to the previous postage rates form 2016.

 

Food for thought that the retail rate for First-Class Letters will increase to $0.49. Hum… not to bad but I do remember when it was just $0.25. Anyway you can see the chart below.

 

 First-Class Mail Piece  Previous Postage Rates  Rates as of 01/22/2017  Price Change
 First-Class Letter (1 oz.)  $0.465  $0.46  ($0.005)
 First-Class Letter – each additional ounce  $0.21  $0.21  $0.00
 Postcard  $0.34  $0.34  $0.00
 First-Class Large Envelopes and Flats (1oz)  $0.94  $0.98  $0.04
 First-Class Large Envelopes and Flats – each additional ounce  $0.21  $0.21  $0.00

 

First-Class, Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express Packages

 

 Mail Service  Previous Postage Rates  Rates as of 01/22/2017  Average % Increase
 First-Class Packages (1 oz.)  $2.60  $2.61  ~ 0.4%
 Priority Mail Large Envelopes or Flats / Packages (1 oz. Zone 1)  $5.75  $5.95  ~ 3.9%
 Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope  $5.75  $5.95  3%
 Priority Mail Flat Legal Rate Envelope  $5.75  $6.25  8%
 Priority Mail Flat Padded Rate Envelope  $6.10  $6.50  6%
 Priority Mail Small Flat Rate Box  $6.10  $6.45  5%
 Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate Box  $11.95  $12.40  4%
 Priority Mail Large Flat Rate Box  $16.35  $17.05  4%
 Priority Mail Express Large Envelopes or Flats / Packages (1 oz. Zone 1)  $20.66  $21.18 ~ 3.3%
 Priority Mail Express Flat Rate Envelope  $20.66  $21.18  2.5%
 Priority Mail Express Flat Legal Rate Envelope  $20.66  $21.28  3%
 Priority Mail Express Flat Padded Rate Envelope  $20.66  $21.64  4.7%

Media Mail

As far as Media Mail you will see a tiny increase. The Media Mail 1-lb rate will be from $2.61 to $2.63 and each pound thereafter will be an additional $0.49.

Parcel Select Ground

Parcel Select Ground Shipping Services will see an average price change of 2.7%.

International Services

First Class Mail International, Priority Mail International, and Priority Mail Express International will change.

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