USPS OIG Report: Negotiated Service Agreement

Objective Our objective was to determine mailer compliance with Negotiated Service Agreement (NSA) provisions and evaluate the U.S. Postal Service’s oversight of NSA Contract [redacted]. We selected this NSA based on the mailer’s fiscal year (FY) 2019 volume and revenue. An NSA is a contractual agreement between the Postal Service and a specific mailer, whereby…

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PRC rejects Discover NSA and the Postal Service’s “subjective intuition”

For the first time since they were created in 2002, a Negotiated Service Agreement (NSA) has been rejected by the Postal Regulatory Commission. Yesterday the PRC turned down the Postal Service’s request to add a NSA with Discover Financial Services to its market-dominant list. This is quite an unusual event.  Since the 2006 Postal Accountability…

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How A Concept Called An ‘NSA’ May End The USPS

Former Employee Says USPS Becoming Corporate Stooge By Peter Fricke – March 21, 2015 A former postal worker is alleging that preferential treatment of Amazon packages by the United State Postal Service is part of a larger trend toward valuing corporate partners over regular citizens. In an article for AlterNet, Paul Barbot, a career postal…

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