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One of our financial customers needed fast service. This company wanted to distribute documents to prospective clients within 3-5 days. Urgency was key. The documents weighed 13 ounces each. Previously, they’ve had to mail these documents via First Class Mail in order to achieve their required transit times. The cost for this First Class Mail was $3.50 per piece.

The cut off dates for domestic and International Mail are provided below:

First Class Mail: December 19

Priority Mail: December 20

Priority Mail Express: December 22

USPS Retail Ground: December 14

International Mail, First Class, To:

Africa: November 30

Asia/Pacific Rim: December 7

Australia/New Zealand: December 7

Canada: December 7

Caribbean: December 7

Central & South America: November 30

Mexico: December 7

Europe: December 7

Middle East: December 7

For more information on International Priority Mai and Global Express cut off dates, please give us a call.

The approved new rates (13 rate cells in total) can be viewed on the Postal Explorer website at and will go into effect on September 3, 2017.

After implementation, the FCMP product will become a new “Retail” rate category within the existing First-Class Package Service (“FCPS”) product. The new “Retail” price category will be called “First-Class Package Service – Retail” while the existing FCPS price category will be renamed “First-Class Package Service – Commercial.” The new FCPS-Retail product has the same characteristics as the former First-Class Mail Parcels product.

If your company mails information to your clients, there are many possible mailing discounts available that can have a real impact on your bottom line. The problem is knowing who to contact to find out your best options. If you don’t know where to look you run the risk of paying too much. And in the process you may be sacrificing service levels. CMS provides the following few tips on saving postage and increasing your service levels.

Compliance changes at USPS, new peak shipping charges from UPS and robots delivering packages! These are items in the news lately! Let’s catch you up on the details…..

1. The Postal Service is making changes to the way Move Update compliance is measured. This new process has a couple additional benefits, including:


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