PRC Releases Annual Report to the President and Congress

1/31/2023 Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission released its Annual Report to the President and Congress summarizing many of the activities undertaken by the Commission throughout the year. Each year, the Commission is required to address in its report information concerning the operations of the Commission, including the extent to which regulations are…

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U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet in Open Session Feb. 9

January 27, 2023 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet Feb. 9, 2023, in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The public is welcome to observe the meeting beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET in the Benjamin Franklin Room on the 11th floor. The Board…

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Postal Bulletin: USPS is Always on the Move Delivering for America

The United States Postal Service® (USPS®) delivery network is the most efficient in the world. We want customers to have positive experiences with us, associate positive attributes to us, and believe that the Postal Service™ is the best, safest option for their mail delivery needs. USPS connects senders and receivers through the physical delivery of…

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The Postal Service in the 21st Century: A Recent History

The Postal Service weathered enormous challenges since the turn of the new millennium, including the 9/11 and anthrax attacks, the Great Recession, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Declining mail volume accelerated by electronic diversion strained USPS finances, and the agency made substantial investments in its package business. Efforts to restore the Postal Service to financial health…

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Postal Regulatory Commission Unveils New 5-Year Strategic Plan

January 3, 2023 Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission unveiled its 2023-2028 Strategic Plan. The Plan is robust and resilient, allowing the Commission to anticipate changes to the postal system and to adapt as necessary to ensure transparency and accountability of the United States Postal Service. Chairman Michael Kubayanda commented: “I am pleased…

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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: Yearly report issued to Congress

December 28, 2022 The Postal Service recently released its Annual Report to Congress for fiscal year 2022 — the first full year under the Delivering for America plan. Highlights of the report, which covers Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2022, include: 127.3 billion mailpieces delivered to nearly 165 million addresses; A 2.3 percent increase in total…

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USPS Maintains High Service Performance During Busiest Week of the Year

Dec. 23, 2022 WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the 11th week of the first quarter for fiscal year 2023. The average time to deliver a mailpiece or package across the postal network was 2.5 days for the eighth consecutive week even as mailing and shipping traffic increased….

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