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2011 Mailing Services Price Change Presented by: Buddy Goodin Mailing Solutions Specialist North FL District U.S. Postal Service PCC March 9, 2011. Agenda. Timeline CPI cap Changes by class of mail First-Class Mail Standard Mail Periodicals Package Services

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2011 Mailing Services

Price Change

Presented by:

Buddy Goodin

Mailing Solutions Specialist

North FL District

U.S. Postal Service

PCC March 9, 2011

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Agenda

  • Timeline
  • CPI cap
  • Changes by class of mail
    • First-Class Mail
    • Standard Mail
    • Periodicals
    • Package Services
    • Extra Services and Fees
  • Resources
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Notify PRC

April 17, 2011

Jan 13

PRC Determination

Feb 16

34 days

Timeline

Preparation

Regulatory Review

Implementation

45 days

Price development

49 days

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The Price Cap

  • Based on Consumer Price Index
  • PRC formula a moving average of CPI data
  • Current calculation of cap is 1.741%
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First-Class Mail

  • 1.7% overall increase
  • 44-cent stamp (no change)
    • New commemoratives issued as Forever Stamps
  • Nonmachinable surcharge (no change)
  • New! Parcels: retail/commercial price distinction
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First-Class Mail Single-Piece

  • Letters and Postcards
    • Additional ounce increases by three cents to $0.20
    • Postcards increase by one cent to $0.29
  • Parcels
    • Same price for one to three ounce pieces
    • New! Retail and commercial base price categories
  • First-Class Mail International
    • Letters & postcards to Canada and Mexico – $0.80
    • Rest of the world – $0.98 (no change)
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First-Class Mail Presort

  • Letters and Cards
    • Most prices increase 0.5 cent to 0.8 cent
    • 2.5-cent price difference between 5D and 3D
    • No change for additional ounce
  • Parcels
    • Address cost issues for lightweight parcels
      • Same price for one to three ounce pieces
    • New! Commercial base price category
    • New! Commercial plus category for heavier parcels
      • Weight limit increased from 13 ounces to less than 16 ounces
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Standard Mail

  • 1.7% overall increase
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Standard Mail

  • Foster growth in advertising mail
  • Working with Catalogs and Saturation mailers
    • Encourage growth
    • Below average price increase for Standard Flats
    • New! Jan. 2, 2011: Expansion of Simplified Addressing
      • “Postal Customer”
      • For saturation flats and irregular parcels
      • Delivery to any address, including city delivery routes
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Periodicals

  • 1.7% overall increase
  • Low price cap constrains ability to cover costs
  • Encourage efficiency
    • Above average increase for Origin Pallets
  • Maintain 9.8-cent differential between 5D – CR
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Package Services

  • 1.7% overall increase
  • Lower price increase for BPM Flats
    • Only product covering costs
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Extra Services and Fees

  • 1.7% overall increase
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Resources

  • Online
    • Current prices ─ usps.com/prices
    • Postal Explorer ─ pe.usps.com
      • Current and new price files (downloadable)
      • Federal Register notices
      • Domestic Mail Manual & International Mail Manual
  • DMM Advisory ─ e-mail updates for customers
  • P&C Weekly ─ e-mail updates for employees
  • MailPro ─hardcopy magazine
    • Subscribe and view online: usps.com/mailpro
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