Industry News Postal

The Postal Service has filed a CPI-based rate increase for Market Dominant products. It is based on August CPI of 2.419% plus a small amount of banked authority. The filing also included six promotions.

The USPS has also filed 2019 rates for Competitive products.

The USPS will also host a webinar to communicate changes on Friday, October 12, from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. See end of this post for details on how to register.

Market Dominate Summary
Promotions

First Class: The Postal Service is offering six promotional discounts in Calendar Year 2019, four of which apply to eligible First-Class
Mail: Emerging & Advanced Technology; Earned Value Reply Mail; Personalized Color Transpromo; and Informed Delivery. The
Informed Delivery promotion is new, while the other three were offered in previous years.

Marketing Mail: The Postal Service is offering six promotional discounts in Calendar Year 2019, five of which apply to eligible USPS
Marketing Mail: Tactile, Sensory and Interactive Engagement; Emerging & Advanced Technology; Mobile Shopping; Informed
Delivery; and Earned Value Reply Mail. Except for Informed Delivery, all of these promotions were offered in previous years.

Overall Increases

First Class Mail

Marketing Mail

Table 7 below is from the USPS rate filing. However, until each cell is reviewed the numbers do not tell the complete story.

Periodicals

USPS Web Event Details
Friday, October 12 at 1 p.m. (EDT)
Registration required. Click on the attendee direct URL below to complete registration.

ATTENDEE INFORMATION
Toll-Free Attendee Dial In: 844-480-7651
Conference ID: 1132268
Attendee Direct URL: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea116cee3f1f972218fafeb199f85e74b

If you cannot join using the direct link above, please use the alternate logins below:
Alternate URL: https://usps.webex.com
Event Number: 995 167 248

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