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2024 USPS Rate and Service Changes

2024 USPS Rate and Service Changes

Welcome to our United States Postal Service Updates blog, your guide to the changing postal scene. Here, we’ll share the latest news and rate updates from the USPS. Dive in as we break down the 2024 updates.  July 2024 Service Changes Effective July 14th, the USPS is rolling out updates to its shipping rates, impacting […]

Stamps.com Offers New, Lower USPS® Shipping Rates

Stamps.com Offers New, Lower USPS® Shipping Rates

Stamps.com today announces the next phase of its decades-long partnership with the United States Post Office (USPS). In a renewed, direct agreement between the USPS and Stamps.com’s parent company, Auctane, we can now offer our customers lower shipping rates than ever before.  What are the new USPS rates? Our new agreement with USPS gives our […]

First Class Package Service Switches to Zone-Based Rates

First Class Package Service Switches to Zone-Based Rates

Domestic First Class Package is now Ground Advantage. Visit our blog for more information! As of January 27th, 2019 USPS First Class Package Service follows zone-based pricing. Shipping rates for packages are now based on the distance your package will be traveling. Using the zip code of the packages origin and the destination zip code […]

Frequently Asked Questions about the 2017 USPS Postage Rate Increase

Frequently Asked Questions about the 2017 USPS Postage Rate Increase

Have questions about the 2017 USPS Postage Rate changes? We have answers! When did the new USPS rates start? The 2017 USPS postage rate increase went into effect on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Are Forever Stamps purchased before January 22, 2017 still valid? Yes, Forever Stamps purchased from the Post Office (or another location) remain […]

USPS Announces 2018 Postage Rate Increase

USPS Announces 2018 Postage Rate Increase

The U.S. Postal Service has proposed new postage rates to be implemented on Sunday, January 21, 2018, subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). Listed below are the highlights of the proposed 2018 USPS rate increase for customers buying postage online: First Class Mail Letters The rate for a First Class Mail Letter (1 oz.) for postage purchased at […]

Saving with USPS Metered Mail – 2019 Rates

Saving with USPS Metered Mail – 2019 Rates

Since its introduction in 2014, Metered Mail rates have offered businesses of all sizes a way to save using Online Postage. Metered Mail rates apply to First-Class Mail® Letter postage printed through USPS licensed software (such as Stamps.com) or using a postage meter. Online Postage costs the USPS significantly less than traditional postage stamps, and […]

USPS 2019 Rate Increase FAQ

USPS 2019 Rate Increase FAQ

At Stamps.com we often receive questions about the annual USPS postage rate increase. To help clarify some of the questions we get most, we’ve compiled this FAQ. When did the new USPS rates start? The 2019 USPS postage rate increase went into effect on Sunday, January 27, 2019. When printing postage online for letters, do […]

International Shipping Services:  Summary of 2018 USPS Rate Increase

International Shipping Services: Summary of 2018 USPS Rate Increase

The U.S. Postal Service provides multiple shipping services for international delivery and ships to more than 180 countries. Depending on the service you choose, delivery times vary from 3 days to over 10 days for economical options. As with its domestic offerings, USPS also offers international flat rate options and even provides free shipping supplies […]

USPS Priority Mail Rates 2019

USPS Priority Mail Rates 2019

USPS Priority Mail is an expedited service that provides delivery anywhere in the U.S. within two to three days. With a maximum allowable package weight for this mail class is 70 pounds, priority mail is an affordable solution for a wide range of packages. Priority Mail Rates in 2019 Priority Mail rates have increased an […]

USPS Announces Postage Rate Increase – Starts January 27, 2019

USPS Announces Postage Rate Increase – Starts January 27, 2019

The USPS has proposed new postage rates to be implemented on Sunday, January 27, 2019, subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). Listed below are the highlights of the proposed 2019 USPS rate increase for customers buying postage online: First Class Mail Letters The First Class Mail letter (1 oz.) rate for postage purchased […]

USPS Rate Changes – DIM Weight Pricing

USPS Rate Changes – DIM Weight Pricing

Beginning June 23rd, 2019 the USPS will enact rate changes that will affect Dimensional Weight Pricing for Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express and Parcel Select Ground. To ensure a smooth transition for your business be sure to review the upcoming changes listed below. What Is Dimensional Weight? Dimensional weight reflects package density, which is the […]

Priority Mail: Summary of 2018 Shipping Rate Increase

Priority Mail: Summary of 2018 Shipping Rate Increase

Priority Mail is a quick yet economical shipping service that provides delivery anywhere in the U.S. within two to three days. The maximum allowable package weight for this mail class is 70 pounds. Priority Mail also includes USPS Tracking and up to $50 of insurance with most shipments. Stamps.com customers enjoy discounts of up to […]

First Class Package Service: Summary of 2018 Rate Increase

First Class Package Service: Summary of 2018 Rate Increase

First Class Package Service is a fast, affordable delivery service for packages weighing up to 15.99 ounces. This mail class offers delivery in one to three days within the U.S. Here’s what you need to know about how First Class Package Service now that the 2018 rate increases have gone into effect (as of January […]

2018 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide – Free Download

2018 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide – Free Download

New 2018 U.S. Postal Service rates go into effect on Sunday, January 21, 2018. We’ve put together a new 2018 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide to help you gain a better understanding of the new USPS rates and how they may affect your business. This guide details the changes for the following domestic and international […]

Stamps.com Automatically Updated with New 2019 USPS Rates

Stamps.com Automatically Updated with New 2019 USPS Rates

The 2019 USPS rate increase is now in effect. No action is required of customers, as Stamps.com mailing and shipping solutions are designed to reflect real-time USPS pricing and will transition to the new rates in real time. This way our customers can print postage without any service disruptions. Below you’ll find a summary of […]

2019 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide – Free Download

2019 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide – Free Download

New 2019 U.S. Postal Service rates go into effect on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Stamps.com has compiled all you need to know about 2019 USPS rates in the new 2019 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide. This guide will help you better understand the new USPS rates and how they may affect your business. This guide details the […]

2019 USPS Postage Rate Increase – International Shipping

2019 USPS Postage Rate Increase – International Shipping

The USPS has proposed new postage rates to be implemented on Sunday, January 27, 2019, subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). The analysis below highlights the 2019 USPS rate increase for INTERNATIONAL shipping services. FIRST CLASS PACKAGE INTERNATIONAL SERVICE First Class Package International Service rates will be increasing by an average of […]

USPS Announces 2020 Postage Rate Increase

USPS Announces 2020 Postage Rate Increase

The U.S. Postal Service has proposed new postage rates to be implemented on Sunday, January 26, 2020, subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). Listed below are the highlights of the proposed 2020 USPS rate increase for customers buying postage online for DOMESTIC letters and packages: The rate for a First Class Mail […]

USPS International Shipping Rates for 2020

USPS International Shipping Rates for 2020

The USPS has proposed new postage rates to be implemented on Sunday, January 26, 2020, subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). In our earlier analysis, we showcased the 2020 postage rate increase for domestic letters and packages. This analysis highlights the 2019 USPS rate increase for INTERNATIONAL shipping services. First-Class Package International […]

2020 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

2020 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

Starting January 26, 2020, the USPS will implement new rates for domestic and international mail classes as well as its Special Services. Want to learn more about these changes and how they may impact your mailing and shipping? We’ve created a new guide for our customers detailing the USPS rate and service change for each […]

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