Taboo Tuesday: New Postal Rates and Regulations

Don’t forget, first-class postal rates increased to 44 cents yesterday!

As of March 29, 2009 addressing requirement on flat mail (large envelopes, catalogs) has changed. Make sure your designs are compliant. Download the pdf.

While all this is kind a downer, check out some fun facts on the United States Postal Service.

Most Unusual Delivery Method — mule trains in Arizona. Each mule carries about 130 pounds of mail, food, supplies and furniture down the 8-mile trail to the Havasupai Indians, averaging 41,000 pounds per week.