Tag Archives: Postal Regulatory Commission

Media Finally Gets the USPS Crisis Story Right

Bravo to Sean Collins Walsh at The New York Times for nailing the real story behind the U.S. Postal Service financial crisis.  Despite the volume of topical stories associated with the precipitous drop in mail volume, no journalist captured the … Continue reading

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Postmaster General Abruptly Announces Retirement

Postmaster General Jack Potter, after serving nine years in that role, announced his retirement today, effective next month.  Patrick Donahoe, current Deputy Postmaster General, will take over as the new PMG. I have had the pleasure of meeting Patrick Donahoe … Continue reading

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USPS Appeals Postal Regulatory Commission’s Rejection of Price Increase

Late-breaking news learned here at the EMA annual meeting in Kansas City where the U.S. Postal Service is, is a hot topic for obvious reasons. We told you here about how the USPS’s request to raise its prices more than … Continue reading

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First Class Mail Holds Steady

My quick analysis below shows that the Postal Regulatory Commission has held steady to their word of increasing postage rates in line with the Consumer Price Index.  Rates for 2009, implemented today show a 3% increase over 2008. Interesting to … Continue reading

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