AUSPL’s Position on Commissions 

Where does AUSPL stand on the commission issue? The AUSPL Board of Directors has unanimously opposed the USPS practice of asking lessors to pay commissions to third party brokers from the inception of the original CBRE contract and our position is unchanged.  We do not object to the Postal Service hiring outside agents to process…

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Increase in the Price of Stamps

On January 22, 2017 the cost of mailing a one-ounce single-piece Stamped Letter will increase from 47¢ to 49¢, and  the cost of mailing a one-ounce single-piece Metered Letter will decrease from 46.5¢ to 46¢. Additional ounces will remain at 21¢, and the cost of sending a Postcard will remain at 34¢. On October 12,…

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The Busiest Mailing Day of 2016

Monday, December 19  was the busiest mailing day of 2016, when the USPS processed approximately 611 million cards, letters and packages.  The following Thursday is expected to be the busiest delivery day of the year.  Between Thanksgiving and Christmas the Postal Service estimates that it will process 16 billion items.