USPS submits calculations for density and retirement rate authorities to raise prices

December 30, 2023 Today the Postal Service submitted its calculations to the Postal Regulatory Commission for its density rate authority and retirement rate authority to increase rates in the coming year. These are the amounts that the Postal Service is permitted to raise rates on Market Dominant products beyond the Consumer Price Index (which, until…

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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 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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