Important Notice - USPS® Announces New Rates Effective January 26, 2014 Description

SOFTWARE UPDATE BULLETIN
Important Notice - USPS® Announces New Rates
Effective January 26, 2014
WHAT'S NEW
WHAT'S NEW
WHAT'S NEW
WHAT'S NEW
January 2014
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Description
The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced changes that will take effect on January 26,
2014. An overview of the USPS changes is provided below. Learn about the USPS changes by visiting
www.pb.com/postalinfo and for update instructions and information about how the operation of your
mailing system may be affected visit www.pb.com/ratesandupdates.
First-Class
The Single-Piece First-Class Mail Letter Stamp rate has increased from 46 cents to 49 cents. But for
postage meters there is a new one-cent discount Metered category for First-Class letters. The price
becomes 48 cents with the discount. You save a penny a stamp by using your postage meter!
• The Metered discount applies to all four price breaks for First-Class Letters up to 3.5 ounces and
has replaced the Stamps prices in all postage meters. The name of the class has not changed.
First-Class Mail
Letters - Stamps
•
Letters - Meter
Weight not over
(ounces)
Rate
Weight not over (ounces)
Rate
1
0.49
1
0.48
2
0.70
2
0.69
3
0.91
3
0.90
3.5
1.12
3.5
1.11
The Metered discount is valid for anyone who posts using PC Postage, Meter or Commercial
Permit.
RC00325 Rev. R
January 2014
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SOFTWARE UPDATE BULLETIN
Important Notice - USPS® Announces New Rates
Effective January 26, 2014
Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express
•
A new zone 9 for Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express has been added for mailings to and from the
Freely Associated States (Micronesia, Marshall Islands, and Palau). It will be necessary to
manually select zone 9 when needed; zone 9 will not automatically be selected when the ZIP Code
is entered.
The following ZIP Codes are now zone 9:
96939 Palau
96940 Palau
96941 Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei
96942 Federated States of Micronesia, Chuuk
96943 Federated States of Micronesia, Yap
96944 Federated States of Micronesia, Kosrae
96960 Republic of the Marshall Islands, Majuro
96970 Republic of the Marshall Islands, Ebeye
Highlights of Price Changes to USPS Mailing Services
Mailing Services
Effective 01/27/13
Effective 01/26/14
$0.46
$0.49
n/a
$0.48
One-ounce flat $0.92
$0.98
One to three ounce parcel $2.07
$2.32
Each additional ounce (letters and flats)
$0.20
$0.21
Each additional ounce (parcels)
$0.17
$0.18
Postcard $0.33
$0.34
Standard Mail® Letter — 3-Digit Automation $0.266
$0.279
Certified Mail™
$3.10
$3.30
Electronic Return Receipt
$1.25
$1.35
First-Class Mail®
One-ounce letter
One-ounce letter - metered
Other Rates January 2014 | RC00325 Rev. R
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