Postal Rates & FAQ's: 2015-2016 American Rates (effective May 31, 2015 - current)    
 

U.S.A. standard mail — flats
Flats — 3.3 ounces or less

Entry Discount None NDC SCF
Automated s $ .034/piece $ .044/piece
Mixed AADC $ 0.569 $ 0.535
AADC $ 0.536 $ 0.502 $ 0.492
3-digit $ 0.479 $ 0.445 $ 0.435
5-digit $ 0.392 $ 0.358 $ 0.348
Non-auto s $0.034/piece $0.045/piece
Mixed AADC $ 0.610 $ 0.576
AADC $ 0.562 $ 0.528 $ 0.517
3 digit $ 0.507 $ 0.473 $ 0.462
5 digit $ 0.444 $ 0.410 $ 0.399
Enhanced Carrier Route s $0.034/piece $0.044/piece
Basic $ 0.300 $ 0.267 $ 0.256
High Density $ 0.245 $ 0.211 $ 0.201
High Density Plus $ 0.240 $ 0.206 $ 0.196
Saturation $ 0.214 $ 0.179 $ 0.169

Flats/Letters — more than 3.3 ounces

Entry discount None NDC SCF
Automated /piece s/lb. $ .166/lb. $ .216/lb.
Mixed AADC $ 0.408 $ 0.789 $ 0.623
AADC $ 0.375 $ 0.789 $ 0.623 $ 0.573
3-digit $ 0.318 $ 0.789 $ 0.623 $ 0.573
5-digit $ 0.231 $ 0.789 $ 0.623 $ 0.573
Non-auto s $0.166 $0.216
Mixed AADC $ 0.445 $ 0.789 $ 0.623
AADC $ 0.397 $ 0.789 $ 0.623 $ 0.573
3 digit $ 0.342 $ 0.789 $ 0.623 $ 0.573
5 digit $ 0.279 $ 0.789 $ 0.623 $ 0.573
Enhanced Carrier Route s $0.168 $0.218
Basic $ 0.150 $ 0.732 $ 0.564 $ 0.514
High Density $ 0.113 $ 0.641 $ 0.473 $ 0.423
High Density Plus $ 0.088 $ 0.641 $ 0.473 $ 0.423
Saturation $ 0.081 $ 0.641 $ 0.473 $ 0.423

Standard U.S.A. Flat-size Mail Dimensions

Dimensions (in.) Minimum Maximum *One dim. =
Height 3.5"* 12" > 11.5" or
Length 5"* 15" > 6.125" or
Thickness .009"* .75" > .25"
Weight (First Class) n/a 13 oz.
Weigth (Std Mail) n/a 16 oz.


U.S.A Standard Mail — Letters
Letters — 3.3 ounces or less

Entry discount None NDC SCF
Automated s $ .034/piece $ .043/piece
Mixed AADC $ 0.304 $ 0.268 N/A
AADC $ 0.283 $ 0.247 $ 0.238
3-digit $ 0.283 $ 0.247 $ 0.238
5-digit $ 0.266 $ 0.230 $ 0.221
Non-auto (machinable) $0.034 $0.045
Mixed AADC $ 0.317 $ 0.281 N/A
AADC $ 0.300 $ 0.264 $ 0.254
Enhanced Carrier Route — Automated $0.034 $0.045
Basic $ 0.300 $ 0.267 $ 0.256
High Density (add $0.030/pc for non-auto) $ 0.215 $ 0.182 $ 0.171
High Density Plus (add $0.028/pc) $ 0.212 $ 0.179 $ 0.168
Saturation (add $0.012/pc for non-auto) $ 0.202 $ 0.169 $ 0.157

Standard U.S.A. Letter-size Mail Dimensions

Dimensions (in.) Minimum* Maximum* Max. Weight
Height 3.5" 6.125"" 3.0/3.5 oz**
Length 5" 11.5" 3.3 oz
Thickness .007" .25" 3.3 oz
* Aspect Ratio 1.3 to 2.5
** If weight > 3.0 oz., must be in sealed envelope

U.S.A. Bound Printed Matter — Presorted Flats

Non-NDC Entry
NDC Entry
Piece Rate
lb. Rate
Piece Rate lb. Rate
Zone 1/2 $ 1.293 $ 0.141 $ 1.177 $ 0.065
Zone 3 $ 1.293 $ 0.149 $ 1.177 $ 0.073
Zone 4 $ 1.293 $ 0.202 $ 1.177 $ 0.130
Zone 5 $ 1.293 $ 0.257 $ 1.177 $ 0.194
Zone 6 $ 1.293 $ 0.329 SCF Entry (zone 1/2 only)
Zone 7 $ 1.293 $ 0.372 Piece Rate lb. Rate
Zone 8 $ 1.293 $ 0.500 $ 0.685 $ 0.037

U.S.A. BPM Flat-size Mail Dimensions

BPM Flat Weights Dimensions Minimum Maximum
Bar Code Flat min. = 16 oz. Height 3" 12"
Bar Code Flat max. = 20 oz. Length 6" 15"
Non-Bar Code Flat if > 20 oz. Thickness .009" .75"
Max. weight = 15 lb.



   

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