USPS Approves First-Class Mail Price Adjustments

by Ann Marie Keene

 

2015PromotionscalendarOn February, 24, 2015, the Postal Regulatory Commission(PRC) issued Order No. 2365 on Price Adjustments for First-Class Mail finding the Postal Service pricing proposals to be consistent with the Consumer Price Index based price cap under the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006. 

 

 The following actions affect domestic mail: 

  • The Postal Service will maintain the price of the First-Class Mail stamp, which includes the Forever stamp, at $0.49. 
  • The single-piece additional ounce for letters will increase to $0.22.
  • The price of postcards will increase to $0.35. 
Changes to prices for international mail include: 
  • Non-machinable Outbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International Letters (first ounce) will increase to $1.42.
  • Outbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International Letters (first ounce) will increase to $1.20.
  • Outbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International Postcards will increase to $1.20
  • Outbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International Large Envelopes (Flats) (first ounce) will increase to $2.38. 

All PRC documents pertaining to price changes for 2015 are located at www.prc.gov, under Docket No. R2015-4.

 

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