Dead Tree Edition
September 22, 2014
The outlook for changes in postal rates for the next 12 months is murkier than it's been in years.A rate hike, a decrease, an extension of the temporary “exigent” increase, and an even an increase and decrease a few months apart are all plausible 2015 scenarios for First Class, Standard, and Periodicals mailers. That uncertainty is a far cry from the past few years, when "market-dominant" postal rates inched up each January based on the rate of inflation. The 4.3% exigent increase that was implemented in January is the source of the unusual uncertainty. That surcharge is supposed to disappear
August 08, 2014
The last collection times at nearly half of the post boxes in Britain have been brought forward to... This is a summary- visit postalnewsblog.com for the full story, comments and more.
Courier, Express, and Postal Observer
May 12, 2014
Australia Post just announced that it will expand to 6 day delivery starting in the 4th quarter of this year. However, Australia Post’s actions should not provide any hope for those in the United States trying to save Saturday delivery as Australia Post’s actions are limited to parcel delivery. (See Australia Post to deliver parcels on weekends as trading hours extended) The move to expand parcel delivery to Saturday was announced at the same time Australia Post announced that it would expand retail hours at its corporate offices to Saturdays as well. These actions both provide Australia Post with the