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Parcel Association Urges Delay to 2019 Price Changes

The Parcel Shippers Association (PSA) respectfully submits these comments in response to PRC Order No. 4854. On October 10, 2018, the Postal Service filed notice with the Commission concerning changes in rates of general applicability for competitive products. Notice includes an explanation and justification for the changes, the …

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USPS has filed a CPI Rate Increase – Effective January 27, 2019

The Postal Service has filed a CPI based rate increase for Market Dominant products. It is based on August CPI of 2.419% plus a small amount of banked authority. The filing also included six promotions.  Click here to read …

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Task force’s recommendations to Trump remain a mystery

Ever since President Trump ordered a commission to study his allegations against the U.S. Postal Service and its discount rates for internet retailing giant Amazon there has been a cloud over postal headquarters. Read more here.

 

Canada Post, union to hold weekend meeting in attempt to …

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The future of postal reform — or lack there of

Anyone reading the postal press may encounter references to “postal reform” and whether it will ever happen. People not in our industry may wonder just exactly what “postal reform” is and why its future is such an issue. Answering all this briefly may not …

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USPS Pricing – Planning for 2019

Postal Service leaders have publicly stated at association meetings that they are preparing a CPI based rate increase for early 2019. At this time there is no Board of Governors to approve a rate increase. However, the Postal Service is hopeful that the two candidates will be confirmed …