The Postal Service filed a notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission to temporarily adjust the prices for its market-dominant products, First-Class Mail and Standard Mail. This adjustment will take effect at 12:01 AM on July 1, 2011, and expire at 11:59 PM on August 31, 2011. The change will provide commercial mailers an upfront three percent discount on the prices for First-Class Mail and Standard Mail letters and flats, which include a mobile barcode inside or on the mailpieces.
According to the notice:
The Postal Service proposes to implement a First-Class Mail and Standard Mail promotion with the intent to highlight the effective integration of direct mail with mobile technology. To qualify for the program, the following conditions must be met: