Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 23

Competition in Last-Mile Parcel Delivery – The rise of ecommerce and the increased demand for parcels has radically changed the parcel market, attracting new entrants, including large retailers venturing into self delivery.  These changes have not only increased the competition in the parcel market, but have also changed the dynamics within the market — so …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 22

Budget Proposal Calls for Big Cuts to Reform Postal Service – The White House’s 2018 budget proposal contains a number of suggested reforms to restore financial solvency to the financially ailing Postal Service.  The Postal Service has been reporting substantial losses for 10 years in a …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 20

2018 Postage Picture Murky – The Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers outlined three mail factors that mailers need to take into account for next year.  First, next year’s CPI cap to be about 2 percent, double last year’s.  But you cannot count on any specific type of mail being at or even near the cap.  The …