July 2023 Postage Alert
USPS Proposed Price Increase to Take Effect July 9th, 2023
On April 10th, 2023, The United States Postal Service filed notice for a rate increase proposal to the Postal Regulatory Commission, which will go into effect Sunday, July 9th, 2023.
The increase is expected to affect First-Class Mail by approximately 4.8% and USPS Marketing Mail by approximately 4.203%.
Here is a list of the proposed postage increases below:
|First Class Letters (1 oz.) (Retail)||$0.630||$0.660|
|First Class Letters (up to 3.5 oz.) (Presort) (AADC)||$0.507||$0.537|
|Domestic Postcards (Retail)||$0.480||$0.510|
|Domestic Postcards (Presort) (AADC)||$0.370||$0.376|
|USPS Marketing Mail Letters (up to 3.5 oz.) (AADC)||$0.339||$0.361|
|USPS Marketing Mail Non-Profit Letters (up to 3.5 oz.) (AADC)||$0.192||$0.206|
The USPS announcement can be found here: USPS Industry Alert, which includes links to USPS price increase tables for all services.
As previously announced by the USPS, direct mailers can expect semiannual (January and July) price adjustments from the USPS for Market Dominant Products.
Market Dominant Products represent the service classes most important to direct mailers, including Marketing Mail, First Class Mail, and Periodicals.