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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Are big mailer discounts bankrupting the Postal Service?

Article Title: Are big mailer discounts bankrupting the Postal Service?

Snippet of Article: "...The OIG found that the Postal Service’s “justifications for 19 workshare discounts that exceed avoided costs by approximately $104 million were not supported by detailed documentation.” ... Noting that more than 80 percent of the mail the USPS delivered in Fiscal Year 2008 received workshare discounts totaling $15 billion..."

Source: Postal News Network USPS workshare discounts