2020 USPS Rates

A new year means new USPS rates. So how much is a stamp? What changes can I expect for other postage rates? Mitchell Graphics has the answers. The new changes coming to the US postal rates start January 26, 2020. Your direct mail and personal mail will be affected.


The Breakdown
PRICES Effective January 26, 2020

*Polybag/Clear Bag = NonMachineable Rates*

First Class

First Class Letter/FSM

(Stamped up to 3.5 oz): $0.55 to $1.00

NonMachinable surcharge: +$0.15

(Metered up to 3.5 oz): $0.55 to $0.95

First Class Letter/Cards

(Pre-Sorted): $0.389 to $0.46

NonMachinable: $0.609

First Class Postcard Single Piece: $0.35

First Class Postcard: $0.257 to $0.28

First Class Flat

First Class Flat Single Piece: $1.00

Additional ounce rate: +$0.20

(Presorted 1 oz): $0.43 to $0.81

EDDM Retail: $0.191


International Stamp (1oz): $1.20

USPS Marketing Mail Up to 3.5 oz Letter/4oz Flat (Automation Rates)

Letter/FSM/Booklet: $0.259 to $0.299

*Non-Automation $0.295 to $0.305

*Carrier Route: $0.191 to $0.294

*NON MACHINABLE $0.539 to $0.702*

Flat: $0.418 to $0.666

*Non-Automation $0.501 to $0.685

*Carrier Route: $0.232 to $0.302

Non-Profit Up to 3.5 oz letter/ 4 oz flat (Automation Rates)

Letter/FSM/Booklet: $0.138 to $0.178

*Non-Automation $0.174 to $0.184

*Carrier Route: $0.111 to $0.209

*NON MACHINABLE $0.418 to $0.581*

Flat: $0.240 to $0.488

*Non-Automation $0.323 to $0.507

*Carrier Route: $0.144 to $0.218


The ranges are subject to weight and presort conditions.

*Card Size: 3.5 x 5” to 4.25 x 6”

*Postcard rate did not change.

Letter Size: 3.5 x 5” to 6.125 x 11.5”

FSM/Booklet Size: 6 x 10”

Flat Size: 6.125 x 11.5” to 12 x 15”

EDDM: Must exceed one letter size dimension

Save and Work Smarter

Mitchell Graphics can do it all for you. Check out our postcard pricing, and take a look at our variable data printing which allows you to customize and personalize the mailing. Our print on demand capability ensures you don’t have to keep products on hand, but if you want a large run we can help with storage and order fulfillment too.

As always, presorting and metering your postage will give you the best value. For the occasional mailing, a postage meter or printable postage solution will help but when it comes to quantity, trust Mitchell Graphics to save you hassle and money.

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