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Postal Service Rate Increase January 22

January 10, 2012, Volume 58, No. 17

Please be advised of the following announcement from Penn Mail Services.

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced that it will adjust prices for the following mailing services as of January 22, 2012:
First-Class Mail, Standard Mail, Periodicals, Package Services and Extra Services as well as Shipping Services

Highlights of Select New Rates

Mail Type

New Rate

First-Class Mail letter (1 oz.)


Single-piece letters additional ounce rate (unchanged)




Letters to Canada or Mexico (1 oz.)


Letters to other international destinations


The new detailed rate charts are available on the USPS website http://pe.usps.gov/

Almanac - January 10, 2012, Volume 58, No. 17