November 2021 - USPS Adds Same-Day Delivery

As part of its annual rate increase announcement, USPS will be adding two new mail products.

Effective January 9, 2022, is introducing:

  • Plus One. This is intended for businesses to reach local customers utilizing mail.

  • Connect Local Mail. This allows documents to be sent locally for same- or next-day delivery.

An overview of all carrier annual rate increases can be found here.

Below are the planned price increases for USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate retail products:

Product

Current

Planned Change

Small Flat-Rate Box

$8.45

$9.45

Medium Flat-Rate Box

$15.50

$16.10

Large Flat-Rate Box

$21.90

$21.50

APO/FPO Large Flat-Rate Box

$20.40

$20.00

Regular Flat-Rate Envelope

$7.95

$8.95

Legal Flat-Rate Envelope

$8.25

$9.25

Padded Flat-Rate Envelope

$8.55

$9.65

Read the full announcement.