Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 21

Exigent Surcharge’s Days Might be Numbered – On January 26, 2014, postage rates increased by an average of 6 percent.  Part of that was the Consumer Price Index (CPI) cap increase of 1.696 percent, and the rest was a 4.3 percent exigent surcharge that was applied across the board.  We recently passed the 16 month …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 20

Postcard Use Is Up Among Direct Marketers – Consumers may notice they’re getting fewer postcards from friends, but the Postal Service says direct marketers are still fans of the mail option. Specifically citing a product called “Every Door Direct Mail.”  “Since the [EDDM] service was launched in 2011, USPS has handled about 1.2 [million] transactions, resulting in over 6.4 …