Quad/Graphics' VP of Postal Affairs Looks at Postal Pricing Adjustments for 2015
The United States Postal Service (USPS) exigent price increase went into effect on January 26 of this year. Since then, there has been a great deal of discussion and debate as to whether or not the increase should be permanent. No matter the final decision, the timing of the 2015 CPI adjustment will likely be affected by the outcome of the debate so the USPS can avoid having to adjust prices more than once during the year.
We expect one price increase in 2015, and that should be the annual CPI adjustment (currently 1.471 percent). Only Congress could change that