Are you getting ready for the rate case changes that will take place January 22, 2012!
Below is an overview on how some things will change. It appears that the overall average price increase is 2.1%, across all mailing classes which is the capped by law as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
These new prices were filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on Oct. 18, 2011. They now have 45 days to review the prices to verify their compliance with the CPI. Then we as your software vender will make changes to comply with the new prices that will take effect on Jan. 22, 2012.
First class mail:
1oz. Letters increased– 1-cent increase to 45 cents.
Postcards increased– 3-cents to 32 cents
1oz. Letters to Canada increase 5 cents to 85 cents
Letters increased at a rate lower than the CPI. Its increase is 1.9 percent.
Class of mail percentage price changes at a glance:
Class Percent Change
First-Class Mail 2.133 %
Standard Mail 2.124 %
Periodicals 2.133 %
Package Services 2.133%