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A Mid-Year Look at the Postal News and Issues We are Tracking

Posted June 28, 2019 by in Postal Issues Updates

June was a popular month for postal meetings. It started with the Association for Postal Commerce’s (PostCom) Study Day review of postal policy, followed by the Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) spring meeting, during which members of the mailing industry discussed issues of concern with USPS executives, and wrapped up with the Idealliance Postal Operations & Technologies Council (POTC) (hosted by IWCO Direct), which addressed the operational side of industry/USPS interactions [...]

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Your Fall 2018 Postal News Update: New Governors, New Initiatives, and the Need for More Collaboration

Posted October 10, 2018 by in Postal Issues Updates

As I alluded to in my post this past June, it’s been a year of non-stop activity for postal nerds. The opportunities to learn about new approaches to postal optimization just keep coming. The fall meeting of the Mailers’ Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) was held last week, with additional association meetings happening through Thanksgiving (even  […]

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Summer 2018 Postal Update: Reform Appears On Hold Until Task Force Issues Report Later This Summer

Posted June 27, 2018 by in Direct Marketing Trends

The last few weeks have been busy for postal nerds like me. While postal issues may not get the press other topics in Washington do, there is certainly a lot going on behind the scenes—including factors impacting postal reform—to continue to keep people like me busy over the summer. Let’s take a look at what’s  […]

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Time is Almost Up: The PRC Needs to Hear You’re Against Draconian Postage Rate Increases

Posted February 28, 2018 by in Postal Issues Updates

This week, the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) received a letter from me that began, “We are writing to express our strong opposition to the rate-making framework you have proposed as a result of your 10-year review of the CPI-based annual price cap established under the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA).” The language  […]

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