PCI Offers Savings Amid Postage Rate Increase
Following the roadmap of the United States Postal Service’s (USPS’s) 10-year Delivering for America plan, postage rates are once again increased in keeping with the biannual cadence forecasted by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
The rate increase—the fifth consecutive since the USPS’s 10-year plan implementation—went into effect on Sunday, January 21, 2024, and will replace the rates introduced on July 9 last year.
Industry leader Postal Center International (PCI) is proactively supporting businesses in leveraging PCI's comprehensive mail solutions to reduce the impact of the impending increase.
“At PCI, our commitment to client-centric values propels us to consistently deliver innovative solutions and savings strategies to support our clients and prospects. As we prepare for the postage rate increase, we recognize the potential impact on businesses. To this end, our dedicated team is available to provide a complimentary mail assessment aimed at mitigating the effects of the upcoming rate hike as well as enhancing mail delivery results,” said Ismael Diaz, President and CEO of the innovative 40-year-old PCI. “This personalized assessment is designed to identify and pinpoint specific savings opportunities, allowing businesses to optimize their mail and marketing expenditures. We understand the individuality of each business, and as such, we are prepared to work closely with companies to develop customized solutions that align with their unique needs. Our goal is to help our clients meet their business objectives.”
“During the assessment process, PCI's dedicated subject-matter experts undertake a comprehensive and holistic analysis of the client's operational practices. This involves a careful examination of our client’s mail requirements, volumes, and frequency, coupled with considerations of materials and sustainable practices,” said Tom Roberts, PCI’s Senior Vice President of Client Experience.
Roberts said strategies implemented by PCI, including mail commingling, mail presort, and automation of mailing processes, have consistently proven to yield substantial and lasting savings for our clients.
According to its website, the USPS says its rate increases are aimed at reducing the independent federal agency’s operational costs. The rate change request is part of the Postal Service’s plan to achieve financial sustainability and halt a projected $160 billion in losses. The USPS distributes mail nationally, including to protectorates such as the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, as well as internationally.
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