the USPS price were raised AGAIN

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Florida chick, May 13, 2008.

  1. Florida chick

    Florida chick Songster

    Jan 19, 2008
    [​IMG] UGHHH I can NOT believe stamps and FLAt rates were raised a $1 per box! CRAZY! Will the madness ever end. Are they raising min wage to $12 an hr? LOL
     
  2. NurseNettie

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    I knew stamps were going up, but had no idea the flat rate boxes were going that high!! Wow!
     
  3. Broke Down Ranch

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    Oh yeah, I found out about the hike raise yesterday when it cost $70 to ship 2 goslings....! [​IMG] Flat Rate is now $9.80 for the SMALL boxes! And they can not even tell me what the base rate is for Express..... [​IMG]
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing

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    Quote:From what I read there is no longer a base rate for express it is by distance and then weight.

    Matt
     
  5. spatcher

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    $9.30 for Priority Small boxes if you print your own shipping label!
     
  6. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
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    Flate rate boxes here $9.30...... [​IMG] Glad that hasn't changed yet.
     
  7. Florida chick

    Florida chick Songster

    Jan 19, 2008
    That is WEIRD! How did your flat rates stay the same? Ours went up $1 per size. [​IMG]
     
  8. spatcher

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    Barnyard, they were 8.95 last week. How did they NOT change?
     
  9. kees

    kees Songster

    Feb 5, 2008
    Don't you get the feeling that this won't be the last increase this year?[​IMG]
     
  10. mothergoose

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    I was told at the post office that they are planning on yearly increases, so expect shipping prices to go up again next year.
    depressing,
    Christie
     

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