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New Recharge Rates 

New recharge rates will be effective 7-1-14.  Click on the following link to see the new rates.

r recharge rates 7-1-14

Recharge Site still unavailable

We had hoped to have your department's charges available online by the end of June but it looks like it will be in July.  We will let you know when you can view your recharge information as soon as it is available.  In the mean time, if you need to get the detail of our charges, please email mail [at] berkeley [dot] edu with the chartstring and time period that you need the information you need.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices for 2014

Price increases expected to generate $2 billion in new revenue to improve financial situation

September 25, 2013  

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service today announced proposed price changes, including an increase in the price of a First-Class Mail single-piece letter from 46 cents to 49 cents. The proposed changes, which would go into effect in January 2014, are intended to generate $2 billion in incremental annual revenue for the Postal Service.

Highlights of the new single-piece First-Class Mail pricing, effective Jan. 26, 2014 include:

  • Letters (1 oz.) — 3-cent increase to 49 cents
  • Letters additional ounces — 1-cent increase to 21 cents
  • Letters to all international destinations (1 oz.) — $1.15
  • Postcards — 1-cent increase to 34 cents

Stamp prices have stayed consistent with the average annual rate of inflation of 4.2 percent since the Postal Service was formed in 1971.
Pricing for Standard Mail, Periodicals, Package Services and Extra Services also will be adjusted as part of a filing to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) scheduled to take place Sept. 26.

A new twist in pricing is first class letter mail that is metered will be one cent less than mail with stamps on it.

For more information go to: http://tinyurl.com/prrmoah

 

 

 

 

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