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Processing Rates

Processing rates for mail services are listed below. If you have questions about these rates or how we can help with your agency mailing projects, please contact Cathe Cheesebrow by email or by phone at 651-296-6802.

Note: Changes to postal rates will go into effect on Sunday, January 17, 2016. For more details on rate changes, reference our USPS Pricing page.

Postage Rates

New United States Postal Service rates go into effect Sunday, January 17, 2016. Please note these rates: 

First Class Mail - All rates are for Weight Not Over in ounces

  • Letters (Stamped)
    • One ounce: $0.49
    • Two ounces: $0.71
    • Three ounces: $0.93
    • 3.5 ounces: $1.15
  • Letters (Metered)
    • One ounce: $0.485
    • Two ounces: $0.705
    • Three ounces: $0.925
    • 3.5 Ounces: $1.145
  • Postcards: $0.35
  • Nonmachinable Surcharge (Letters Only): $0.21
  • Flats
    • One ounce: $0.98
    • Two ounces: $1.20
    • Three ounces: $1.42
    • Four ounces: $1.64
    • Five ounces: $1.86
    • Six ounces: $2.08
    • Seven ounces: $2.30
    • Eight ounces: $2.52
    • Nine ounces: $2.74
    • 10 ounces: $2.96
    • 11 ounces: $3.18
    • 12 ounces: $3.40
    • 13 ounces: $3.62
  • Parcels 
    • One to three ounces: $2.32
    • Four ounces: $2.50
    • Five ounces: $2.68
    • Six ounces: $2.86
    • Seven ounces: $3.04
    • Eight ounces: $3.22
    • Nine ounces: $3.40
    • 10 ounces: $3.58
    • 11 ounces: $3.76
    • 12 ounces: $3.94
    • 13 ounces: $4.12

Central Mail Rates

Inserting

  • One insert  
    • First 1000 & set-up: $25.00
    • Next 1000: $18.00
    • Each Additional 1000: $1.00
  • Match Inserting
    • Set-up: $40.00
    • Two inserts: $25.00 per 1,000
    • Three inserts: $28.00 per 1,000


Inkjet Services

  • Set-up/Data/Import: $51.00
  • Standard/sort/CASS/NCOA: $9.50 per 1000
  • Addressing: $17.50 per 1000
  • Presort flats: $0.03 per piece
  • Presort letters: $0.02 per piece
  • Presort Quantity Discount: $0.01 per piece
  • Custom: $6.00 per 1000
  • Tabbing set-up: $15.00
  • Tabbing: $0.01 per tab


Folding

  • Letter: $6.00 per 1000 
  • Custom: $12.00 per 1000 


Use of State Permit

  • Vendors: $20.00 per form


Shop Rate

  • Shop Rate: $36.75 per hour 


Barcoding/Sorting

  • Scheduled Runs: $0.02