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New US Postage Rates 2016

The First-Class stamp has increased to 47 cents as of April 10, 2016. The US Postal Service has officially announced the postage rates for the 2016 mailing season. The Post Office has recently switched from doing large postage increases every … Continue reading

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New Postage Rates for January 2013

The US Postal Service has released it’s January 2013 postage rates proposal. 2013 Postage Rates for Marketing Full USPS Postage Rate Sheet The cost of a First-Class stamp is rising to 46 cents, up from 44 cents currently. That is … Continue reading

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Postal Service Announces New Postage Rates for 2013

New US Postage Rates being announced for January 2013. About a 2.4-4% Increase. Here is the Press Release just out: U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices and Services for 2013 First-Ever Global Forever Stamp Debuts When Prices Change January 27 … Continue reading

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Making USPS Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) work for you

Guest Post from Pam Bush from CSG Direct Mail. Pam has been certified by the USPS for mailpiece quality control and she is our in-house Every Door Direct Mail EDDM expert. How we can make USPS Every Door Direct Mail … Continue reading

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New Postage Rates for 2012

Beginning early next year, it will cost just a penny more to mail letters to any location in the United States, the first price change for First-Class Mail stamps (Forever stamps) in more than two and a half years. The … Continue reading

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New Intelligent Mail Barcode Requirements

The US Postal Service has come down with some new deadlines for full implementation of Intelligent Mail Barcodes (IMB). Full Text Here: http://csgurl.com/IMB_Requirements They seem to be putting a huge emphasis on packages, however mailpieces references are sprinkled into all … Continue reading

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Lower Postage Rates for Full Service Intelligent Mail Option

The Intelligent Mail Barcode is a 65-bar code for use on mail in the United States. The term “Intelligent Mail” refers to services offered by the United States Postal Service for domestic mail delivery. IM is intended to provide greater … Continue reading

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New Postage Rates for 2011

First we’ll share the announcement from the US Postal Service about the newly released 2011 Postage Rates then we’ll give you our take below. ———- Announcement from the US Postal Service: January 14, 2011 Announcing the continuation of POSTNET barcodes … Continue reading

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Setup a Direct Mail Postage CAPS Account?

What is a Direct Mail CAPS Account and how do you set one up? A CAPS Account stands for Centralized Account Processing System. The post office makes it easy for your business to electronically put money into your postal account, … Continue reading

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No Postage Rate Increase this January

In an announcement that shocked many today, the Postal Regulatory Commission soundly rejected the Postal Service’s request for a postage rate increase of 5.4 percent on January 1, 2011. This means that postage rates will remain the same until they … Continue reading

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