PRC Issues Report – A New Reality: Correspondence Mail in the Digital Age

Although the decline of First-Class Mail volume rightfully gets a lot of attention, it is important to understand the underlying trends affecting its key segments, including correspondence mail.  This paper examines how key and interrelated factors like electronic diversion, demographic changes, the economy, pricing, and evolving security and privacy concerns have affected the growth and …

PRC PROPOSAL GENERATES REACTION FROM INDUSTRY

More than 150 organizations have submitted comments to the Postal Regulatory Commission, PRC, regarding their 10 Year Review proposal.  Most comments were unfavorable about the proposal.  A variety of mail-dependent businesses and non-profits are challenging the PRC’s claim that it can enact the rate hikes without Congressional approval.  Source:  Farrington

Key Notes – Volume 05 Number 04

Coalition Opposes Imposition of Paper Tariffs – A group printers, publishers, and paper suppliers have formed the STOPP Coalition, (Stop Tariffs on Print and Publishers) to oppose the potential imposition of tariffs.  Members include the Printing Industries Association, Local Search Association, the News Media Alliance and Book Manufacturer’s Institute.  The Association of American Publishers (APP) …