A Primer on the U.S. Postal Service’s Large Price Increases

On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Postal Service announced a major price increase for all mail products and services, one of the largest in its history. Barring extraordinary developments, mail prices will rise an average of 6.9 percent on August 29, 2021. The Consumer Postal Council’s Paul Steidler reviews these issues in the accompanying primer.


Paul Steidler