Mailing/Fulfillment - Postal Trends

USPS Postage Increase to Come in January 2024
November 21, 2023 at 3:58 pm

Another postage hike is set to take place this coming January 2024, but don't let that scare your customers away. Direct mail still has the highest ROI of all marketing channels when done correctly. Take advantage of these postal promotions for 2024 to help your customers save money and stand out.

Amid USPS' $6.5B Loss for 2023, Keep US Posted Calls for Postage Hikes Halt
November 21, 2023 at 3:53 pm

Keep US Posted warned that postage rate hikes are contributing to the U.S. Postal Service’s mounting losses, after the USPS announced a loss of $6.5 billion for the fiscal year 2023. The USPS has faced mail volume declines of more than 9% and more than 2% in package volumes.

U.S. Postal Service Reports $6.5B Fiscal Year 2023 Loss
November 17, 2023 at 11:54 am

The U.S. Postal Service announced its financial results for the 2023 fiscal year ended Sept. 30. The significant impact of inflation on operating costs resulted in a $6.5 billion net loss.

USPS 10-Year Plan: Three Years In
October 13, 2023 at 10:16 am

Join us to learn insightful information on the current state of the USPS 10-Year Plan and what it means for you and your business.

Seven Steps to Navigating USPS Direct Mail Flat Requirements
September 1, 2023 at 11:26 am

There are many times that a flat design element causes a mailing to go at a higher rate of postage. This can be frustrating as well as expensive. In order to stay away from potential issues, here are some things to keep in mind as you are preparing a flat size direct mail campaign.

Impact of Next Week’s Postal Rate Hike
July 7, 2023 at 10:49 am

Keep US Posted is warning that stamp prices are set to increase on July 9 for the second time in 2023, and cautioning that if postage increases continue, Americans could be facing a government bailout of the USPS.

The Second USPS Postage Rate Hike Looms
June 9, 2023 at 11:44 am

Beginning July 9, 2023, postage rates will increase for the second time this year. Therefore, it's time to get creative with direct mail. Make the most of it with these special programs and promotions provided by the USPS to save on postage for the rest of the year.

At National Postal Forum, Postmaster Urges 'Dramatic Change'
May 24, 2023 at 9:59 am

The National Postal Forum kicked off this week in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy addressed attendees during his keynote address where he outlined the changes the USPS needs to implement in order to find success.

Keep US Posted Challenges USPS Postage Increases Ahead of Congressional Hearing
May 19, 2023 at 10:11 am

Keep US Posted is submitting new economic analysis to Congress challenging the U.S. Postal Service’s plans to continue increasing postage rates twice per year. The analysis was submitted to the House concerning the USPS “Delivering for America” plan. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is expected to testify.