U.S. Postal Service Announces Proposed Temporary Rate Adjustments #Shipping #Holiday

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Similar to congestion or surge pricing, USPS is planning to increase rates for the holiday season.

U.S. Postal Service Announces Proposed Temporary Rate Adjustments for 2021 Peak Holiday Season

The planned peak-season pricing, which was approved by the Governors of the Postal Service on Aug. 5, would affect prices on commercial and retail domestic competitive parcels – Priority Mail Express (PME), Priority Mail (PM), First-Class Package Service (FCPS), Parcel Select, USPS Retail Ground, and Parcel Return Service. International products would be unaffected. Pending favorable review by the PRC, the temporary rates would go into effect at 12:00 a.m., Central Time, on Oct. 3, 2021, and remain in place until 12:00 a.m., Central Time, Dec. 26, 2021.

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