On January 27, 2013, the latest USPS rate changes will go into effect. Mailing equipment that calculates postage based on USPS rates needs to be updated so your outgoing mail has the correct postage.
The increase affects the following rate classes:
Below are the price increases most relevant to the majority of mailers.
Single-piece first-class mail prices after January 27:
Priority Mail Flat Rate products price increases:
Customers of FP Mailing Solutions need to update their equipment before the January 27, 2013 deadline. If you’re an FP customer, you can purchase new rate chips by logging into your customer account, where you’ll find instructions.
You might also consider the PostBase postage meter (FP’s latest entry in the postage machine market), which downloads rate changes automatically for free. You’ll never have to pay for a rate change again!
http://pe.usps.com (Postal Explorer – proposed pricing)
http://prc.gov (Postal Regulatory Commission – see rate dockets for final decisions on rates)