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6/23/15Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the Postal Service Board of Governors met on June 23, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today issued Order No. 2540, establishing Docket No. R2013-11R to consider issues on remand related to the exigency surcharge. All comments and other documents must be filed under this docket.
The Commission also suspends the requirement that the Postal Service file a 45 day notice of intent to remove the exigent rate surcharge pending further review of the case and issuance of its order.
Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the United States Postal Service met on May 13, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.
This session was limited to the sharing of information for the purpose of familiarizing each entity with the operations of the other organization, such as reporting on the status of major initiatives. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional matters take place during this session.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2472 approving the Postal Service’s price adjustments for Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services. The prices are scheduled to take effect May 31, 2015. In Order Nos.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today released its second Financial Analysis report of the Postal Service’s financial results and 10-K statement. The report was developed using information from the Postal Service’s FY 2014 10-K and measured against its FY 2013 and 2014 Integrated Financial Plan; Cost and Revenue Analysis report, Cost Segments and Components report, and the Revenue, Pieces, and Weight report.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued its 2014 Annual Compliance Determination assessing the pricing and service performance standards of the Postal Service in fiscal year 2014 (39 U.S.C. Section 3653). The Commission’s review is based on the exigency rates approved in Docket No. R2013-11 for Market Dominant products. Principal findings include:
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission will hold its first public meeting of 2015 on Monday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. All interested parties are invited to attend the open portion of the meeting in person or join via webcast through the Commission website, www.prc.gov.
The public meeting will take place at Commission offices in the Hearing Room, 901 New York Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268.
Portions of the meeting that are open to the public include:
Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission met with the Software and Information Industry Association at Commission offices on March 18, 2015. The meeting was an informational discussion on current trends in the industry. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional discussions take place during this meeting.
Washington, DC – For the second time in this case, the Postal Regulatory Commission returned a Postal Service proposal to adjust rates for Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission will host an off-the-record technical conference on March 18, 2015, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Commission offices at 901 New York Ave. NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20268. The conference is open to all persons interested in the Postal Service’s service performance measurement systems proposals. The Postal Service will outline the proposals contained within its plan, and be available to answer questions.