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Parcel Return Service (PRS), which the Postal Service currently offers on an experimental basis for two parcel post rate categories, was scheduled to expire October 19, 2003. Shortly before the expiration date, the Service filed a request to establish one of these categories (Parcel Select) as a permanent offering and to allow users to purchase an
This document provides the public with notice that a petition seeking to reopen the record in the Commission's pending
reconsideration of the Bank One negotiated service agreement has been filed. It notes that the petition, if granted, could expand the scope of reconsideration. It also notes that a companion notice of inquiry has been issued and
The Commission will serve as a general host for a visiting delegation from PostEurop on October 11 through 14, 2005. The agenda includes briefings on Commission operations, functions and activities, as well as related issues, such as postal reform, efficient component pricing, negotiated service agreements, worksharing, and distinctions between
The Commission is adopting minor nomenclature changes in provisions appearing in the Code of Federal Regulations, including the rules of practice. The changes reflect the agency's relocation of its physical offices. Adoption of these changes will provide the public with accurate information about the Commission's new address.
This document establishes a docket for consideration of the Postal Service's request for approval of a baseline negotiated service agreement with Bookspan. It identifies key elements of the proposed agreement, which involves Standard Mail letter rates; its relationship to the Capital One Services, Inc. negotiated service agreement; and addresses
This document adopts rules on procedures related to negotiated service agreements. The rules are designed to assist in clarifying the type of requests that qualify as extensions and the type of conditions that constitute modifications. Relative to the proposed rules, the final set of rules reflect several changes based on consideration of
Postal Rate Commission personnel will observe operations at the United States Postal Service facility in Merrifield, Virginia on Thursday, May 19, 2005, between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m.; and on Wednesday, May 25, 2005, between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.
This document informs the public that the United States Postal Service has filed a request for an expedited decision on proposed changes in essentially all domestic postage rate and fee changes, and notes that the Commission has taken several procedural steps in response to the filing. The request does not identify any proposed changes in mail
On April 5, 2005, briefings on the Commission's role in rate setting and on greeting card industry issues will take place in the Commission's conference room. Participants will include Commissioners, greeting card industry executives, and staff.
This document informs the public that at the request of the United States Postal Service Governors, the Commission will reconsider its opinion and recommended decision approving a negotiated service agreement in docket number MC20043. The Postal Service has been allowed until April 15, 2005, to submit arguments in favor of reconsideration. The dates
This document establishes a docket for consideration of the Postal Service's request for approval of a negotiated service agreement with HSBC North America Holdings Inc. It identifies key elements of the proposed agreement, its relationship to the Capital One Services, Inc. negotiated service agreement, and addresses preliminary procedural
This document initiates the third in a series of rulemakings on procedures related to Negotiated Service Agreements. This proposal addresses rules applicable to Postal Service requests to extend or modify previously recommended Negotiated Service Agreements that are currently in effect. The changes, if adopted, will assist in clarifying the type
On February 15, 2005, senior staff will describe the current functions and procedures of the Postal Rate Commission to executives of business mail users that utilize all classes of mail. Members of the Commission will attend and participate in discussion following the presentation.
Name of Agency: Postal Rate Commission.
Time and Date: Monday, February 14, 2005, at 3 p.m.
Place: Commission conference room, 1333 H Street, NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 202680001.
Matters to be Considered: Personnel matters.
Contact Person for More Information: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, Postal Rate Commission, Suite
This document addresses the solicitation of comments in a proceeding to consider potential changes to the Commission rules for considering functionally equivalent Negotiated Service Agreements. These comments will be used to evaluate whether improvements should be made to the rules to facilitate the Commission's review of future requests