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USPS Price Increase: Effective May 31, 2015

After some deliberation, the USPS price increase was approved and goes into effect on May 31. Below you will find a summary of the new prices. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call your Visions, Inc. representative at 763-425-4251.

New Rate

Old Rate

First Class Letters (2 oz. or less)

$0.391 - $0.439

(0.381 - $0.435)

First-Class Flats (1 oz. or less)

$0.47 - $0.782

($0.451 - $0.782)

First Class Postcard

$0.26 - $0.284

($0.251 - $0.278)

Standard Letters (3.3 oz. or less)

$0.266 - $0.304

(0.261 - $0.301)

Standard Flats (3.3 oz. or less)

$0.392 - $0.569

(0.386 - $0.553)

Non-Profit Letters (3.3 oz. or less)

$0.147 - $0.185

($0.143 - $0.183)

Non-Profit Flats (3.3 oz. or less)

$0.249 - $0.426

($0.237 - $0.404)

Note that cards can still be 11.5 inches x 6.125 inches.

Folded self-mailers must meet the following standards:

  • Height: not more than 6 inches or less than 3.5 inches high
  • Length: not more than 10.5 inches or less than 5 inches long
  • Thickness: not more than 0.25 inch or less than 0.009 inch thick
  • Weight: not more than 3 ounces
  • Aspect ratio: within 1.3 to 2.5 (length divided by height)
  • Final fold: on the bottom or leading edge
  • Address placement: The final folded panel creates the back (non-address) side of the mailpiece.

           


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