USPS Proposed Rate Increase: The United States Postal Service is expected to raise postage rates by 2%, effective January 21, 2018. Check out the official USPS announcement here. This change can result in your postage costs increasing and may present the opportunity to review your current printing specifications.
Closing of West Linn Paper in Portland, Oregon: This closure will result in a 14%-20% reduction in paper capacity nationally which can result in a rise in paper prices. Due to this shortage, you may want to review your current paper stock and consider other options.
As these market changes occur we want to be your resource to keep you informed so you can plan 2018 accordingly. We have ideas that may help save you money. Changing your paper brightness, weight of your paper and the size of your piece can potentially save you costs while still maintaining the quality of your product.
The paper and print markets are dynamic industries. We will keep a watchful eye on market conditions and keep you updated.
Thank you for your continued loyalty. We appreciate your business. If you have questions, please give us a call!