2018-12844. Inbound Parcel Post (at UPU Rates)  

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    AGENCY:

    Postal Regulatory Commission.

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    The Commission is noticing a recently filed Postal Service notice of intention to change prices not of general applicability to be effective July 1, 2018. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

    DATES:

    Comments are due: June 18, 2018.

    ADDRESSES:

    Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing Online system at http://www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202-789-6820.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Table of Contents

    I. Introduction

    II. Contents of Filing

    III. Commission Action

    IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    I. Introduction

    On June 8, 2018, the Postal Service filed notice announcing its intention to change prices not of general applicability for Inbound Parcel Post (at Universal Postal Union (UPU) Rates) effective July 1, 2018.[1]

    II. Contents of Filing

    To accompany its Notice, the Postal Service filed: A redacted copy of the UPU International Bureau (IB) Circular that contains the new prices; a copy of the certification required under 39 CFR 3015.5(c)(2); redacted Postal Service data used to justify any bonus payments; and redacted copies of Governors' Decisions 14-04 and 11-6. Id. at 2-3; see id. Attachments 2-6. The Postal Service also filed redacted financial workpapers. Notice at 4.

    Additionally, the Postal Service filed unredacted copies of Governors' Decisions 14-04 and 11-6, an unredacted copy of the new prices, and related financial information under seal. See Notice at 4. The Postal Service filed an application for non-public treatment of materials filed under seal. Id. Attachment 1.

    The Postal Service states that it has provided supporting documentation as required by Order Nos. 2102 and 2310.[2] In addition, the Postal Service states that it provided citations and copies of relevant UPU IB Circulars and updates to inflation-linked adjustments as required by Order No. 3716.[3]

    III. Commission Action

    The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2018-232 for consideration of matters raised by the Notice.

    The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service's filing is consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, and 39 CFR part 3015. Comments are due no later than June 18, 2018. The public portions of the filing can be accessed via the Commission's website (http://www.prc.gov).

    The Commission appoints Katalin K. Clendenin to serve as Public Representative in this docket.

    IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:

    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2018-232 for consideration of the matters raised by the Postal Service's Notice.

    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Katalin K. Clendenin is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding (Public Representative).

    3. Comments are due no later than June 18, 2018.

    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register.

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    By the Commission.

    Stacy L. Ruble,

    Secretary.

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    Footnotes

    1.  Notice of the United States Postal Service of Filing Changes in Rates Not of General Applicability for Inbound Parcel Post (at UPU Rates), and Application for Non-Public Treatment, June 8, 2018, at 1-2 (Notice).

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    2.  Notice at 4-5. See Docket No. CP2014-52, Order Accepting Price Changes for Inbound Air Parcel Post (at UPU Rates), June 26, 2014, at 6 (Order No. 2102); Docket No. CP2015-24, Order Accepting Changes in Rates for Inbound Parcel Post (at UPU Rates), December 29, 2014, at 4 (Order No. 2310).

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    3.  Notice at 5-6. See Docket Nos. MC2017-58 and CP2017-86, Order Acknowledging Changes in Rates for Inbound Parcel Post (at UPU Rates), December 30, 2016, at 5 (Order No. 3716).

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    [FR Doc. 2018-12844 Filed 6-14-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 7710-FW-P

Document Information

Published:
06/15/2018
Department:
Postal Regulatory Commission
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice.
Document Number:
2018-12844
Dates:
Comments are due: June 18, 2018.
Pages:
28016-28016 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. CP2018-232, Order No. 4640
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-12844.pdf