2013 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide
On January 27, 2013, the U.S. Postal Service implemented a postage rate increase for all mail classes including First-Class Mail, Priority Mail and Express Mail along with many special services. If you’re based in the US or have a US based fulfillment house drop shipping for you, you’ll need to be aware of the new USPS pricing structure.
With private carriers such as UPS and FedEx raising 2013 shipping rates by an average of 5.9%, the USPS is still generally the most cost-effective solution for shipping across the US and Internationally. However there’s quite a few options to figure out so Stamps.com, a leading provider of Internet–based postage services, have produced a 2013 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide to help.
The 2013 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide gives a description of each rate change, new service, and mail class to help keep you informed and can be downloaded as a pdf document for free from Stamps.com