USPS Postage Rates Set to Increase in January 2023
The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved the USPS increases to postage rates. The rates will go into effect starting on January 22, 2023. Pricing increases mainly Market Dominant products. (Market Dominant products includes First Class Mail, Marketing Mail, Periodicals Mail, and Packing Services Mail). First Class postage rates would be raised by approximately 5 percent.
|Product||Current Prices||Approved Prices|
|Letters (1 oz.)||60 cents||63 cents|
|Letters (metered 1 oz.)||57 cents||60 cents|
|Letters additional ounce(s)||24 cents||No change|
|Domestic Postcards||44 cents||48 cents|
|International Letter (1 oz.)||$1.40 cents||$1.45 cents|
Marketing Mail, including Marketing Mail Nonprofit, will also notice a 3.25 to 6.25 percent increase in rates.
A complete listing of all postal changes can be found here. Please contact your representative at JHL to learn more about how these rate changes will affect your planned projects.
Please note: The last postage rate increased occurred in July 2022. Future postage rate increases may start occurring twice a year (January and July). As you are preparing your annual postage budgets, be aware that another increase may take place during your budget cycle.