USPS Postage Rate Increases for 2020

USPS Postage Rate Increases for 2020

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has proposed new postage rates that will go into effect on January 26th, 2020, which are subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).

We've listed below are the highlights of the proposed 2020 USPS rate increase for customers buying postage online for domestic letters and packages. We've also included a 2020 postage rate printable chart you can use all year long.

First-Class Mail Single-Piece Prices

First-Class Mail Single-Piece Prices2019 Prices2020 PricesPercent Change
Stamp Price 1 Oz..55.550.0%
Single-Piece Additional Ounce - Letters.15.150.0%
Single-Piece Additional Ounce - Flats.15.2033.3%
Meter Price 1 Oz..50.500.0%
Single-Piece Flats 1 Oz.
Single-Piece Cards.35.350.0%


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First-Class Mail Commercial Prices

First-Class Mail Commercial Prices2019 Prices2020 PricesPercent Change
Mixed AADC Automation Letters.428.4392.6%
AADC Automation Letters.412.4191.7%
5-Digit Automation Letters.383.3912.1%
Mixed ADC Automation Flats *.877.9164.4%
3-Digit Automation Flats * .755.7772.9%
5-Digit Automation Flats.636.630-.9%

* Flats Priced at 2 ounces.

Note: Full-Service IMB incentive remains at $.003

USPS Marketing Mail

1.9% overall increase

ProductPercent Change
Carrier Route Letters, Flats, and Parcels1.1%
High Density/Saturation Letters1.4%
High Density/Saturation Flats and Parcels.9%

USPS Marketing Mail Commercial Origin Prices

Commercial Origin PricesCurrent PriceNew PricePercent Change
Carrier Route$0.300$0.302.67%
High Density/Saturation Letters$0.190$0.191.53%
High Density/Saturation Flats$0.224$0.224.00%

USPS Marketing Mail Non-Profit Origin Prices

Non-Profit Origin PricesCurrent PriceNew PricePercent Change
Carrier Route$0.216$0.218.93%
High Density/Saturation Letters$0.111$0.111.00%
High Density/Saturation Flats$0.136$0.136.00%

USPS Marketing Mail Commercial Auto Letters

Commercial Auto LettersCurrent PriceNew PricePercent Change
Mixed Origin$0.291$0.2992.75%
5-Digit Origin$0.256$0.2591.17%
5-Digit DNDC$0.234$0.2392.14%
5-Digit DSCF$0.228$0.2332.19%
High Density DSCF$0.184$0.1861.09%
Saturation Origin$0.190$0.191.53%
Saturation DNDC$0.170$0.1721.18%
Saturation DSCF$0.165$0.1681.82%

USPS Marketing Mail Non-Profit Auto Letters

Non-Profit Auto LettersCurrent PriceNew PricePercent Change
Mixed Origin$0.173$0.1782.89%
5-Digit Origin$0.138$0.138.00%
5-Digit DNDC$0.116$0.1181.72%
5-Digit DSCF$0.110$0.1121.82%
High Density DSCF$0.099$0.1012.02%
Saturation Origin$0.111$0.111.00%
Saturation DNDC$0.091$0.0921.10%
Saturation DSCF$0.086$0.0882.33%

USPS Marketing Mail Commercial Auto Flats

Commercial Auto FlatsCurrent PriceNew PricePercent Change
5-Digit DSCF$0.352$0.3643.41%
C-R Basic DSCF$0.262$0.2651.15%
C-R on 5-Digit DSCF Pallets$0.241$0.2462.07%
C-R on 5-Digit DDU Pallet$0.232$0.2351.29%
High Density DSCF (125 Pieces)$0.205$0.205.00%
High Density DSCF (300 Pieces)$0.187$0.187.00%
Saturation DSCF (90%)$0.179$0.179.00%
Saturation DDU (90%)$0.161$0.1631.24%

2020 Postage Rate Printable Chart

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