Offset and Digital Printing in Cleveland Ohio

The U.S.P.S. has announced some changes that are definite "need to know" for businesses that do mass mailing. Patrick, our Director of Direct Mail Marketing can keep you up to date on the latest pricing, rules and regulations so your mailing complies with standards and moves quickly through processing. Email or call him (216-242-2464) before you plan your next mass mailing.

To estimate postage for your next mailing, the USPS website also has a Business Price Calculator in place here. For a general overview, current pricing rate comparisons from the USPS are provided on their website also. Click here for more.

Mass Mail Product Question
USPS Information
Size for postcard rate Maximum size:
6 wide x 4-1/4 inches high
Minimum size:
5 wide x 3-1/2 inches high
Size for letter rate Maximum size:
11-1/2 wide x 6-1/8 inches high
Minimum size:
5 wide x 3-1/2 inches high
Large envelopes Maximum thickness: 3/4 inch
Maximum size:
15 wide x 12 inches high
Minimum size:
11-1/2 wide x 6-1/8 inches high

Unusual sizes and shapes require additional postage:

  • square envelopes
  • packages larger than
    34 inches long, 17 inches
    wide or 17 inches high
  • envelope on which address is written parallel to the shorter edge
  • package weighing more
    than 35 lbs.
  • tubes and rolls
  • books or printed material weighing more than 25 lbs.
Once a piece of mail exceeds the maximum length, height or thickness or one shape, it automatically gets classified as the next largest shape. In addition, a piece of mail requires more postage when it is a certain shape or size that is difficult to process on mail soring machines.

Master Printing + Mailing now has full service printing AND full service mailing available all under one roof!

Call 216-351-2246 or email us for more information or to get a quote on your next project.


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