PRC Approves Increase In Move Update Charge

On June 30, 2017, the Postal Service filed a that it intends to amend prices and classification language for its market dominant products. Specifically, the Postal Service plans to increase the Move Update assessment charge from $0.07 to $0.08, amend the Move Update classification language to reflect a new enforcement mechanism and assessment calculation, delete a reference to the Move Update assessment charge in the Mail Classification Schedule (MCS) section for USPS Marketing Mail Parcels, and extend the Full-Service Address Correction Service (ACS) fee to non-Full-Service Mailpieces for mailers that meet specific criteria.

The Postal Service plans to implement these changes on January 21, 2018 at 12:01 AM. The Commission approves this proposal, with revisions to the Postal Service’s workpapers accounting for the price cap impact, for the reasons stated below … (click to read more)