Other price increases include: parcel select (5.9%), express mail (5.7%) and parcel return service (5.3%). Overall, shipping services prices will increase an average of 5%.
New for this year is Commercial Plus pricing, for high-volume express mail and priority mail users. The USPS said Commercial Plus prices for express mail will average 14.5% less than retail prices, with priority mail averaging 7% below retail.
Details about the pricing changes are available at www.usps.com/prices.