PRC asks USPS if it has plans to reduce hours at post offices

PRC asks USPS if it has plans to reduce hours at post offices (as shown in a the above ppt at HQ on 7/7/20). USPS replies it “is currently examining plans for review of its retail services and will communicate all plans to all stakeholders at the appropriate time.” Responses of USPS to Info Request…

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Postal Regulatory Commission releases Annual Report

The Postal Regulatory Commission released its annual report to the president and Congress last week. The report outlines the ways in which the commission, also known as the PRC, provided regulatory oversight of the Postal Service during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30. The document also outlines the agency’s work to regulate rates and…

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President Biden Designates Michael M. Kubayanda Chairman of Postal Regulatory Commission

PRC Press Release – January 25, 2021 Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has designated Commissioner Michael M. Kubayanda chairman of the Commission, succeeding Robert G. Taub.“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as chairman and look forward to serving all Americans,…

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USPS: Video lists latest price changes

The Postal Service has released a video that lists the price changes that took effect Jan. 24. The changes will raise overall Priority Mail service prices approximately 3.5 percent and overall Priority Mail Express service prices 1.2 percent, while Mailing Services product prices will rise approximately 1.7 percent. The video, which USPS released last week,…

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Postal Regulatory Commission wants answers

The Postal Regulatory Commission wants answers. Check out the first of its information requests for the annual compliance review. They’re all about bad on-time service performance and getting more details about management’s explanations and justifications. PRC to USPS: Please explain how the Postal Service took into account the COVID-19 pandemic and the expected increase in…

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USPS announces additional price changes for 2021

The Postal Service has announced additional price changes for next year. If reviewed favorably by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), the changes would take effect Jan. 24, 2021. Here’s a list of current and planned prices: Priority Mail small flat-rate box: $8.30 (current), $8.45 (planned) Priority Mail medium flat-rate box: $15.05 (current), $15.50 (planned) Priority…

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USPS announces price changes for 2021

October 9, 2020 The Postal Service has announced price changes for next year. If reviewed favorably by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), the changes would take effect Jan. 24, 2021. Here’s a list of current and proposed prices: First-Class Mail letters (additional ounces): 15 cents (current), 20 cents (proposed) First-Class Mail letters (metered 1 ounce):…

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USPS: PRC approves temporary price increases

The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved the temporary price increases for commercial domestic parcel products that USPS proposed last month. Retail prices for parcel products are unaffected. The planned commercial price increases for Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, First-Class Package Service (FCPS) and Commercial Parcel Select will take effect Oct. 18 at 12 a.m….

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