November 2023 USPS Rate Changes
Starting November 18, 2023, the USPS will implement new rate adjustments that may impact your shipments. Here’s an overview of what’s changing:
- Priority Mail® costs will increase by an average of 1.5%, with Zones 1-2 seeing steeper increases.
- Ground Advantage™ costs will decrease by around 5%, with Zones 1-5 seeing more significant drops.
So which shipments will see the biggest changes? The short answer: those traveling shorter distances. More specifically, Ground Advantage™ packages weighing 1-2 lbs to Zones 1-5 could see a price drop ranging from up to 10-18%.
Additionally, those relying on Priority Mail Flat Rate® boxes can anticipate a price increase around 5%.
Exact rates will vary depending on the package details and how far it’s traveling. As always, we recommend comparing rates and services to find the best option for your business.