Move Update could hit your January pocketbook?
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There is a new Incentive Program offered by the USPS – "First Class Mail Fall Incentive". The client will simply register and work out their mail volume figures directly with the USPS. This is very similar to the Saturation Incentive. The USPS seemed to have learned a lesson with the Summer Sale. All in all, it was an unpleasant and sometimes frustrating experience for all based upon the figures provided by the USPS.
This new program will provide mail owners of qualifying incremental cards, letters, and flats volume, a 20 percent reduction in postage for First-Class Mail...
One of the recent appointments by President Barack Obama is Ruth Goldway as chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission. Goldway is the former Santa Monica mayor and succeeds Republican Dan Blair.
Goldway's starts her term facing two major issues: nationwide delivery volume is down 20 percent, and revenue has dropped 10 to 15 percent.
The Sun-Sentinel -
Postal service must change with the times, but wisely
Business Week -
The Postal Service's Bid for Deliverance
Bangor Daily News -
EDITORIAL: Postal reform deja vu
U.S. News & World Report -
U.S. Postal Service Fights for Survival
The Courier, Express and Postal Observer -
Opening Access to the Mailbox?
The Miami Herald -
Postal Service cutbacks necessary