Bethalto Shipping Center Shares U.S. Postal Service Increases

USPS shipping store in Bethalto, IL

Bethalto, Ill – The US Postal Service implemented increases to multiple packing supplies and services on August 29, 2021, stating that these increases are part of a 10-year plan for the Postal Service. “This plan includes over $40 billion in capital investments over the next ten years, which is over $15 billion more than in our base capital plan. These investments will enable us to modernize the Postal Service, ensure that we can adapt to the changing needs of our customers, provide excellent services for both our mail and package products, and achieve our universal service mission today and for generations to come. Only through these investments will we achieve financial sustainability, grow our business, and achieve service excellence over the coming decade.” The Mail Box Store, a USPS shipping store located in Bethalto, IL, is sharing these increases to keep their community informed.

An example of these increases can be seen in the new 58 cents price of the popular Forever Stamps, which were previously only 55 cents. Certain services such as Media Mail and Signature Confirmation also saw a rise in price, which took effect on the same day.

The Mail Box Store is a modest, family-owned, and operated packing and shipping store based in the Midwest. The beloved shipping store is dedicated to assisting the community with a variety of packing and shipping services, including international shipping, mailbox rentals, packing supplies, and much more. As an authorized shipping center for FedEx, the United States Postal Service, UPS, and DHL, they can pack and ship almost any item to almost anywhere. The company rises above its competition by adding personalized customer service to each transaction. They aim to connect their customers to the rest of the world with the products and services they sell, whether it’s for business or personal needs.

For more information about The Mail Box Store’s Bethalto location or the services they offer, customers can give them a call at (618) 377-6245 or visit their website at


For more information about The Mail Box Store Bethalto, contact the company here:

The Mail Box Store Bethalto
Eliot Deters
333 West Bethalto Drive
Bethalto, Illinois 62010