Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 | Leave a Comment

THINK OUTSIDE THE MAILBOX

  COME “THINK OUTSIDE THE MAILBOX” ON JUNE 15 from 9am – 2 pm at Prompt Direct’s Open House – where you will be able to meet with colleagues, USPS officials, listen to guest speakers, attend learning workshops and enjoy a plant tour. Breakfast and lunch will be served and [ Read More... ]



Monday, December 14th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Approved 2016 USPS Promotion Calendar

      APPROVED 2016 PROMOTION CALENDAR     On December 10, 2015 the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2861 approving the five proposed USPS Mailing Promotions for calendar year 2016. These promotions continue to build on the engagement strategies of the 2015 Promotions.  The promotions focus on providing marketers [ Read More... ]



Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

USPS Finance Update – Net Loss $ 586 Million Q3 2015

  The United States Postal Service released their numbers for Q3 2015 and they are still looking bad. When will they be allowed to function without Government and Union influence so that they can move forward to becoming profitable again?   The Postal Service has reported a net loss of [ Read More... ]



Friday, July 31st, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Exigency Update! Commission declines request by the Postal Service to revisit “new normal” and “count once”

  The News: The PRC has responded to the USPS request to revisit the “new normal” and “count once” and has declined that request.   That unit contribution methodology was not disturbed by the Court and the Commission finds no compelling reason to revise its earlier decision. When applied to [ Read More... ]



Friday, June 12th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PROMPT IS NOW APPROVED FOR THE USPS MAIL ANYWHERE PROGRAM

  WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?   We no longer have to deliver mail to any other Post Office for acceptance. All mail can be accepted here at our plant. This saves you and your clients money.   THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS MUST BE APPLIED; Mail must be Full Service, which as [ Read More... ]



Monday, June 8th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Postal Service Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals Exigent Ruling

    The U.S. Postal Service is gratified that the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a key aspect of how the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) measured volume losses caused by the Great Recession.   The continuation of the exigent pricing surcharge is critical [ Read More... ]



Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Domestic Mailing Services Products Price Change

      Federal Register Final Rule Published Today   Today the Postal Service published a Federal Register final rule on New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products, effective May 31, 2015.   The Postal Service is aware that mailers are interested in the requirements surrounding the price and [ Read More... ]



Monday, April 20th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Postal Service Responds to the Postal Regulatory Commission

  The Postal Service today filed a response to Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) Order No. 2398, in which the Commission remanded proposed rates for Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services. The Postal Service’s response contains adjusted pricing and further explanation consistent with the Commission’s Order.    The scheduled implementation date for [ Read More... ]



Monday, March 30th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Postal Service Delays April 2015 Price Change

      The Postal Service Governors decided today to delay the implementation of new market-dominant and competitive rates and classification changes until all of our proposed market-dominant changes are approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission (“PRC”).  This decision was primarily motivated by a desire to eliminate potential adverse impacts [ Read More... ]



Monday, March 9th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PRC Approves First-Class Mail Price Adjustments

    PRC Approves First-Class Mail Price Adjustments New Prices are Scheduled to Take Effect April 26, 2015 On February 24, 2015, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) issued Order No. 2365­­­­­­ on Price Adjustments for First-Class Mail finding the Postal Service pricing proposals to be consistent with the Consumer Price [ Read More... ]



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