9.8% Higher USPS Package Prices Could Hit E-commerce Marketers Hard
- Retail prices will increase an average of 8.6 percent. Retail Flat Rate Box prices will be: Small, $6.80; Medium, $13.45; Large, $18.75; and Large APO/FPO/DPO, $16.75. The regular Flat Rate Envelope will be priced at $6.45, with the Legal Size and Padded Flat Rate Envelopes priced at $6.45 and $6.80, respectively.
- The Commercial Base price category offers lower prices to customers using authorized postage payment methods. The Commercial Base prices will increase 9.4 percent, on average. Commercial Base prices will be set at a 13.9 percent discount off of retail prices.
- The Commercial Plus price category has traditionally offered even lower prices to large-volume customers. New for January, Commercial Plus prices as a whole will receive a 13.3 percent increase in order to bring these prices within 3 percent of Commercial Base prices.
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