PRC Issues Advisory Opinion on USPS Proposal to Change Service Standards for First-Class Package Service

Washington, DC – 9/29/21 – The Postal Regulatory Commission today issued its Advisory Opinion on the U.S. Postal Service proposal to revise service standards for First-Class Package Service (FCPS). (Docket No. N2021-2). The proposal would lengthen service standards by 1 to 2 days for approximately 31.2 percent of FCPS volume and shorten service standards by…

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USPS: Delivery time changes, reclassification announced

The Postal Service has proposed changes for Priority Mail Express delivery times and the reclassification of Bound Printed Matter parcels. Currently, Priority Mail Express has three guaranteed delivery times within the 1-2 business-day service standards: 10:30 a.m. (in select locations, for an extra fee), noon or 3 p.m. The product will be simplified, and the…

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USPS: Don’t disclose commercial information

The Postal Service is reminding employees of the importance of protecting commercial information. Any employee might be asked to disclose commercial information to someone outside of the organization. Although requests for this kind of information are usually sent under the Freedom of Information Act, they can also come directly from other people, such as a…

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USPS FY2017 Annual Report to Congress

FY2017 Comprehensive Statement Overview of Postal Operations Mission According to Title 39 of the United States Code, “The United States Postal Service shall be operated as a basic and fundamental service provided to the people by the Government of the United States, authorized by the Constitution, created by an Act of Congress, and supported by…

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