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USPS PROVIDES CLARIFICATION OF THE MOVE UPDATE STANDARD: FRN: The U.S. Postal Service (USPS®) receives recurring inquiries from the mailing industry relative to the standards for Move Update services. This notice is intended to clarify Move Update requirements in relation to discount mail preparation prices for all commercial mailers, including those authorized as 99 Percent Accurate and Legal Restraint customers. Effective date: July 1, 2016.
POSTCOM SUBMITS COMMENTS TO HOUSE COMMITTEE ON DISCUSSION DRAFT.
HOUSE COMMITTEE RELEASE DISCUSSION DRAFT. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform release discussion draft of a bipartisan postal reform bill. The full draft is available, as well as a summary. Interested parties have until June 29 to provide comments to the committee staff.
USPS FILES REQUESTED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IN FY15 ACD. The Postal Service has filed its second response to the Postal Regulatory Commission in the FY2015 Annual Compliance Determination (ACD). The response provided requested additional information regarding several matters within ninety days. Items covered include 1) Inbound Letter Post, 2) IMTS-Outbound and IMTS-Inbound Products, 3) Inbound Parcel Post (at UPY rates) Products, 4) International Ancillary Services, 5) EPG Agreement, 6) Service Performance – FCM Single Piece Letters/Postcards.
Hear ye! Hear ye! The latest PostCom postal podcast on some of the issues that will be a part of the Postal Regulatory Commission review of the PAEA rates process has been posted on the PostCom web site.
Five Things You Need to Know
1.) PostCom submits letter to USPS General Counsel on potential 404a violations.
2.) PostCom, MMA, and SMC file comments for Section 701 report.
3.) PostCom's President-Elect Lowrance on House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform panel.
4.) PRC approves USPS 2017 promotions.
5.) PostCom highlighted for its services to members and the industry by IWCO.