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PRC USPS Approved Rate Filing

TheMAILGroup-usps-benjamin-franklin-half-cent-stampTaking effect on 1/17/2016, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) approved the rate filing price changes submitted by the United States Postal Service® (USPS®) for its Shipping Services products.

Prices for First Class Mail, Standard Mail and Periodicals, will remain the same, however, you will see price changes for USPS shipping services.

  • Priority Mail Flat Rate® Envelopes and Padded Flat Rate Envelopes: 70 cent increase ($5.75 to $6.45 & from $6.10 to $6.80)
  • Legal Flat Rate Envelopes: 55 cents ($5.90 to $6.45)
  • Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes: 85 cents for small and large options.
    • Small Flat Rate Box – $5.95 to $6.80
    • Large Flat Rate Box – $17.90 to $18.75
    • Medium Flat Rate Box – $12.65 to $13.45
  • Large Flat Rate Boxes – $15.90 to $16.75 for:
    • Army/Air Post Office (APO),
    • Fleet Post Office (FPO) and
    • Diplomatic Post Office (DPO)

Note: the USPS is discontinuing Priority Mail Express® Flat Rate Boxes. The Priority Mail Express service is still available, but the Flat Rate options will be eliminated.