PRC To Host Technical Conference: USPS to address Flats Directive in 2015 ACD

Washington, DC – In its 2015 Annual Compliance Determination(ACD), the Postal Regulatory Commission identified components of the Postal Service’s Flats mail flow that appear to represent pinch points that significantly impact Flats’ cost and service. As a result, the Commission asked that the Postal Service provide a complete response to the chapter 6 directive in the ACD.

WHAT:           Technical Conference

WHO:             Postal Service representatives will present the status of its proposed method to measure, track, and report cost and service performance issues identified in the Commission’s directive.

WHEN:           October 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:         Postal Regulatory Commission
                       Hearing Room
                       901 New York Avenue NW, Suite 200
                       Washington, DC 20268

The technical conference is open to all persons interested in the Postal Service’s response to the chapter 6 directive and will be web and video cast in its entirety on the Commission’s website,

All files related to this technical conference are located under Docket No.  ACR2015.


The Postal Regulatory Commission is an independent federal agency that provides regulatory oversight over the U.S. Postal Service to ensure the transparency and accountability of the Postal Service and foster a vital and efficient universal mail system. The Commission is comprised of five Presidentially-appointed and Senate-confirmed Commissioners, each serving terms of six years. The Chairman is designated by the President.  In addition to Acting Chairman Robert G. Taub, the other commissioners are Vice Chairman Nanci Langley and Commissioners Mark Acton and Tony Hammond. Follow the PRC on Twitter: @PostalRegulator