Archive for September 23rd, 2013

Higher Prices Forced by Congress Inaction, U.S. Postmaster Says

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

September 23rd, 2013 at 8:58 pm

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Mailing Industry Denounces Proposal to Give USPS More Control Over Pricing

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“The requirement that the Postal Service justify price increases based on extraordinary or exceptional circumstances to an independent, impartial regulatory body has guarded customers from unwarranted exigent price increases,” PRC Chairwoman Ruth Goldway said in her testimony. “This protection is particularly important in a government mandated monopoly environment.”

John Beeder, president of American Greetings, and Jerry Cerasale, senior vice president of the Direct Marketing Association, said any efforts to increase prices would prove counterproductive, as they would drive away more business than the added revenue would create.

via Mailing Industry Denounces Proposal to Give USPS More Control Over Pricing – Oversight – GovExec.com.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

September 23rd, 2013 at 8:55 pm

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