Postal Service Responds to PRC

The U.S. Postal Service responded with their “initial comments” to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on Friday, June 26, 2015 regarding the exigent filing remand (Order No. 2540).



  • The Postal Service requested the Commission recalculate the amount of mail volume and contribution lost “due to” the Great Recession with the following:
  1. Correct the “count …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 25

Print Continues to Captivate Readers – The Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report not only confirms the fact that overall magazine media audiences have been growing an average of over 10% per month, but also illustrates the increasing importance of digital platforms and formats to our consumers. Web, mobile web, and video represent 40% of …


Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 24

Enhancing the Value of Mail / The Human Response – Advertising mail accounted for over $20 billion — or 31 percent — of the U.S. Postal Service’s total revenue in fiscal year 2014. However, marketers have increasingly numerous choices of media available to them in today’s rapidly growing digital world. Understanding physical ad mail’s unique …


Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 23

USPS Court Victory Could Cost Mailers Billions – Dead Tree Edition is reporting that despite news reports to the contrary, the only thing clear about last week’s appeals court decision on postal rates is that the U.S. Postal Service won and mail-dependent industries lost. Sure, the Postal Service didn’t get everything it asked for …


Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 22

*** Breaking News ***

Court Releases Ruling on Exigent – Permanent exigency and mailer petitions were denied. No rollback expected in August. The case was sent back to the Postal Regulatory Commission for further action. Additional consideration on amount and effective date is uncertain. Click here to read the court ruling.

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