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No Rate Change, New Parcel Labeling Rules for USPS in January 2015

Webmaster : January 6, 2015 3:56 pm : Blog, Home Page Feature, News


No Rate Change

Every January, we’ve come to expect a major USPS rate change. This time, January 2015, you can breathe a sigh of relief as the USPS puts off rate changes—at least for now.

Why are we getting a reprieve from the expected price increases? The 2014 increase of 4.9% was based on emergency conditions—so-called “exigent”—that officially carry through mid-2015. However, this increase is now in the courts to determine whether it is temporary or permanent. Until a decision is made, the postal service faces too much uncertainty to call a rate hike now. more »

September 2014 USPS Rate Change

Webmaster : August 26, 2014 10:20 am : Blog, Home Page Feature, News
FP Customers: Please visit fp-usa.com/ratechange for rate change details.

september-rate-changeBeginning September 7, 2014, you may enjoy some welcome postage savings when you ship packages via the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

The reduced rates apply to Priority Mail using Commercial Base Pricing (CBP). Rates for Retail (purchased at the Post Office) Priority Mail, on the other hand, are increasing an average 1.7 percent. more »

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