Postal Rate Increase: January 26, 2014

As a benefit to members, EPA participates in the joint support of a postal advocate to represent the interests of non-profit periodicals to the Mailers’ Technical Advisory Committee. Bob Terry, with the Alabama Baptist, continues to represent the interests of EPA members during key meetings and provides helpful information back to the membership.

On Sunday, January 26, 2014, all postage charges increased. The average cost increased is reported by USPS at six percent. The exact costs will be based on how each mailing is prepared and sorted before being enter in the mail stream. Refer to the charts for Standard Mail and Periodical Mail increases which detail the exact costs of each form of mail preparation.

Postal Rates_January 2014 Rate Comparison (1)

In addition, USPS maintains a page for announcements and other links to keep postal customers informed.