Extension of Deadline for Intelligent Mail Package Barcode Use to January 28, 2013

November 16, 2012

The Postal Service™ is extending the deadline for the mandatory use of Intelligent Mail® package barcodes (IMpb) to January 28, 2013, from our previously announced deadline of January 7, 2013.

USPS Holiday Mobile Shopping Promotion

August 7, 2012

On  August 7, 2012 the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC)  approved the 2012 Holiday Mobile Shopping Promotion scheduled to run November 7 – 21, 2012, with registration beginning September 15, 2012.   The  holiday promotion is designed to spur mobile purchasing by putting mobile-optimized promotional offers, coupons and catalogs into their customers’ hands in time for Black Friday-Cyber Monday shopping sprees. As technology changes the marketing landscape, […]

“2nd Ounce Free” Adds Value to First-Class Mail

January 25, 2012

Businesses now can mail First-Class Mail automation and presort letters weighing up to two ounces at the one-ounce postage rate using the new “2nd Ounce Free” pricing. “With 2nd Ounce Free, companies have greater flexibility to offset mailing center costs by including additional promotional offers with bills, invoices, and statements,” said Gary Reblin, vice president, […]

New USPS Rates as of January 22, 2012

January 23, 2012

The USPS pricing changes for Mailing Services and Shipping Services were implemented Sunday, January 22, 2012. The new Price List, known at Notice 123, is now available for download at the following URL: http://pe.usps.gov/cpim/ftp/manuals/dmm300/Notice123.pdf Please feel free to call 760-943-6200 with any questions.

Postmaster General to the mailing industry: “We’re here to stay.”

November 2, 2011

In a recent video, Postmaster General Pat Donahoe discusses how legislative action, network changes, and wage and benefits negotiations may save the post office $20 billion and make the USPS profitable by 2013. Click the link below for his complete video message and a letter to customers regarding postal reform: http://about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/pmg/welcome.htm