The average shipping services price change is 3.9 percent, which results in an average shipping price of less than $5 per shipment across all shipping products.
The new prices, if approved, represent a price increase in Priority Mail by 3.9 percent and an average of 3.3 percent in Priority Mail Retail prices. This compares to general rate increases (GRI) of 4.9 percent for both UPS and FedEx, taking effect Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, respectively.
The PRC will review the prices before they are scheduled to take effect Jan. 22, 2017.
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