Postal Rates

POSTAL RATES

The place to find all of the latest developments related to postal rates, regulatory and legal affairs, and other updates. Here, the Alliance provides regular updates on the latest legislation pertaining to the U.S. Postal Service and postal rates that impact newspaper and magazine delivery.

Postal Resources Now Available to News/Media Alliance Members

Through a partnership with the National Newspaper Association Foundation (NNAF), News/Media Alliance members* can now enjoy free access to an online portal containing exclusive postal-related resources, events and materials. Materials found on the site include:

  • regular articles and updates on relevant postal issues and related regulatory affairs;
  • postal education and training via the Max Heath Postal Institute TM;
  • a Postal Hotline that provides consulting services;
  • free registration to postal webinars and events;
  • and more.
To access this collection of valuable resources, simply register here for an nna.org account.*

*Please register using your Alliance member newspaper organization name and email address. Your Alliance membership will be verified prior to your registration being confirmed via email and receiving access to the site.

Latest Articles


News/Media Alliance Submits Comments on Postal Rate Increases
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News/Media Alliance Submits Comments on Postal Rate Increases

The News/Media Alliance submitted comments to the Postal Regulatory Commission on November 6 regarding the continuing concern of rate increases on periodicals. The increases are 7.320 percent for Within County Periodical and 1.594 percent for Outside County Periodicals. If approved, those increases will result in compounded increases of 35 percent ... Read More
USPS Webinar for Members: Update on Newspaper Delivery & Pricing and Classification Service
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USPS Webinar for Members: Update on Newspaper Delivery & Pricing and Classification Service

Members of the USPS Pricing and Classification Service team will present an update on Task Team 38, created to increase periodical mail volume by helping newspaper publishers quickly work through roadblocks encountered when moving to postal delivery ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Requests Rejection of USPS Flats Plan
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News/Media Alliance Requests Rejection of USPS Flats Plan

The News/Media Alliance submitted follow-up comments on October 16 to the Postal Regulatory Commission requesting that they reject the Postal Service’s Flats plan submitted on October 6, which was a requirement of the Postal Service Reform Act (PSRA) of 2022 ... Read More
USPS Office of Inspector General Releases Business Reply Mail Report
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USPS Office of Inspector General Releases Business Reply Mail Report

With the guidance of the News/Media Alliance and its members, the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report on Business Reply Mail (BRM) October 12 ... Read More
Free Webinar: Understanding Periodicals Lesson VI: Mail Preparation and Addressing
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Free Webinar: Understanding Periodicals Lesson VI: Mail Preparation and Addressing

Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST Description: This session will cover address components, placement and more ... Read More
January 2024 Market Dominant Price Change Filing Webinar
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January 2024 Market Dominant Price Change Filing Webinar

Thursday, October 12, 2023, at 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)  The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of price changes on October 6, to take effect January 21, 2024. Sharon Owens, Vice President, Pricing & Costing will lead a webinar to provide an overview of ... Read More