Postal Rate Changes, 79960-79961 [2015-32239]

Download as PDF 79960 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 23, 2015 / Notices add Priority Mail Contract 165 to the competitive product list.1 The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted contract related to the proposed new product under 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3) and 39 CFR 3015.5. Request, Attachment B. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the contract, a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the product, proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule, a Statement of Supporting Justification, a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials. It also filed supporting financial workpapers. II. Notice of Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–39 and CP2016–48 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Contract 165 product and the related contract, respectively. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s filings in the captioned dockets are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than January 7, 2016. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Curtis E. Kidd to serve as Public Representative in these dockets. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–39 and CP2016–48 to consider the matters raised in each docket. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Curtis E. Kidd is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings (Public Representative). 3. Comments are due no later than January 7, 2016. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–32235 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 165 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, December 15, 2015 (Request). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Dec 22, 2015 Jkt 238001 POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2016–56; Order No. 2894] Postal Rate Changes Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing announcing its intention to change rates not of general applicability for Inbound Parcel Post (at Universal Postal Union (UPU) Rates). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: December 24, 2015. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Contents of Filing III. Commission Action IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction Notice of filing. On December 16, 2015, the Postal Service filed notice pursuant to 39 CFR 3015.5, announcing its intention to change rates not of general applicability for Inbound Parcel Post (at Universal Postal Union (UPU) Rates) effective January 1, 2016.1 II. Contents of Filing To accompany its Notice, the Postal Service filed the following materials: • Attachment 1—an application for non-public treatment of materials filed under seal; • Attachment 2—a redacted copy of Governors’ Decision No. 14–04; • Attachment 3—a redacted copy of UPU International Bureau (IB) Circular 163, which contains the new rates; • Attachment 4—a copy of the certification required under 39 CFR 3015.5(c)(2); and • Attachment 5—documentation in support of inflation-linked adjustment for inward land rates. 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, December 16, 2015, at 1–2 (Notice). PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Id., Attachments 1–5. The Postal Service also filed supporting financial workpapers, an unredacted copy of Governors’ Decision 14–04, an unredacted copy of the new rates, and related financial information under seal. Id. Management analysis. In accordance with Order Nos. 2102 2 and 2310,3 the Postal Service has: (1) Provided documentation supporting the inflationlinked adjustment as Attachment 5; (2) updated its advisory delivery information in a timely manner in the UPU’s online compendium to justify bonus payments; (3) provided the date that the UPU advised the United States of the Inward Land Rate, and provided the calculation of the rate for the pertinent year, in the UPU IB Circular 163 as Attachment 3; (4) provided the special drawing rights (SDR) conversion rate of 1 SDR to $1.38672 U.S. dollars used for the cost coverage analysis; and (5) provided the estimated cost coverage for Inbound Parcel Post (at UPU rates) for the pertinent year. Notice at 3–4. III. Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2016–56 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, or 3633, and 39 CFR part 3015. Comments are due no later than December 24, 2015. The public portions of the filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints James F. Callow to serve as Public Representative in this docket. IV. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2016–56 for consideration of the matters raised by the Postal Service’s Notice. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James F. Callow 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 December 24, 2015. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. 2 Docket No. CP2014–52, Order Accepting Price Changes for Inbound Air Parcel Post (at UPU Rates), June 26, 2014, at 6 (Order No. 2102). 3 Docket No. CP2015–24, Order Accepting Changes in Rates for Inbound Parcel Post (at UPU Rates), December 29, 2014, at 4 (Order No. 2310). E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 23, 2015 / Notices By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–32239 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2016–57; Order No. 2895] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filed a notice it has entered into an Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators 1 Canada Post Corporation. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: December 24, 2015. 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On December 16, 2015, the Postal Service filed notice that it has entered into an Inbound Competitive MultiService Agreement with a Foreign Postal Operator (Agreement) 1 within the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators 1 (MC2010–34) product. On December 17, 2015, the Postal Service filed a notice of filing of errata concerning the financial workpapers in the Notice.2 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1 Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing Functionally Equivalent Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with a Foreign Postal Operator, December 16, 2015 (Notice). 2 Notice of the United States Postal Service of Filing Errata Concerning Financial Workpapers Included in Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing Functionally Equivalent Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with a Foreign Postal Operator, December 17, 2015 (Errata Notice). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Dec 22, 2015 Jkt 238001 The Agreement replaces an agreement with Canada Post, expiring December 31, 2015, that was the subject of Docket No. CP2014–13. Notice at 3. The Postal Service asserts the negotiated service agreement is functionally equivalent to the baseline agreement filed in Docket No. MC2010–34. Id. at 2. To support its Notice, the Postal Service filed a copy of the Agreement, a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the product, a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials. It also filed supporting financial workpapers. II. Notice of Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2016–57 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, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than December 24, 2015. The public portions of the filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Katalin K. Clendenin to serve as Public Representative in this docket. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2016–57 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 December 24, 2015. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–32240 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2016–40 and CP2016–49; Order No. 2884] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79961 166 negotiated service agreement to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: January 7, 2016. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., the Postal Service filed a formal request and associated supporting information to add Priority Mail Contract 166 to the competitive product list.1 The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted contract related to the proposed new product under 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3) and 39 CFR 3015.5. Request, Attachment B. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the contract, a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the product, proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule, a Statement of Supporting Justification, a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials. It also filed supporting financial workpapers. II. Notice of Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–40 and CP2016–49 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Contract 166 product and the related contract, respectively. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s filings in the captioned dockets are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 166 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, December 15, 2015 (Request). E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 246 (Wednesday, December 23, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 79960-79961]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-32239]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. CP2016-56; Order No. 2894]


Postal Rate Changes

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing 
announcing its intention to change rates not of general applicability 
for Inbound Parcel Post (at Universal Postal Union (UPU) Rates). This 
notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and 
takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: December 24, 2015.

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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 
202-789-6820.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Contents of Filing
III. Commission Action
IV. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    Notice of filing. On December 16, 2015, the Postal Service filed 
notice pursuant to 39 CFR 3015.5, announcing its intention to change 
rates not of general applicability for Inbound Parcel Post (at 
Universal Postal Union (UPU) Rates) effective January 1, 2016.\1\
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    \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, December 16, 
2015, at 1-2 (Notice).
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II. Contents of Filing

    To accompany its Notice, the Postal Service filed the following 
materials:
     Attachment 1--an application for non-public treatment of 
materials filed under seal;
     Attachment 2--a redacted copy of Governors' Decision No. 
14-04;
     Attachment 3--a redacted copy of UPU International Bureau 
(IB) Circular 163, which contains the new rates;
     Attachment 4--a copy of the certification required under 
39 CFR 3015.5(c)(2); and
     Attachment 5--documentation in support of inflation-linked 
adjustment for inward land rates.
    Id., Attachments 1-5.
    The Postal Service also filed supporting financial workpapers, an 
unredacted copy of Governors' Decision 14-04, an unredacted copy of the 
new rates, and related financial information under seal. Id.
    Management analysis. In accordance with Order Nos. 2102 \2\ and 
2310,\3\ the Postal Service has: (1) Provided documentation supporting 
the inflation-linked adjustment as Attachment 5; (2) updated its 
advisory delivery information in a timely manner in the UPU's online 
compendium to justify bonus payments; (3) provided the date that the 
UPU advised the United States of the Inward Land Rate, and provided the 
calculation of the rate for the pertinent year, in the UPU IB Circular 
163 as Attachment 3; (4) provided the special drawing rights (SDR) 
conversion rate of 1 SDR to $1.38672 U.S. dollars used for the cost 
coverage analysis; and (5) provided the estimated cost coverage for 
Inbound Parcel Post (at UPU rates) for the pertinent year. Notice at 3-
4.
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    \2\ Docket No. CP2014-52, Order Accepting Price Changes for 
Inbound Air Parcel Post (at UPU Rates), June 26, 2014, at 6 (Order 
No. 2102).
    \3\ 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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III. Commission Action

    The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2016-56 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, or 3633, and 39 CFR part 
3015. Comments are due no later than December 24, 2015. The public 
portions of the filing can be accessed via the Commission's Web site 
(http://www.prc.gov).
    The Commission appoints James F. Callow to serve as Public 
Representative in this docket.

IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2016-56 for 
consideration of the matters raised by the Postal Service's Notice.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James F. Callow 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 December 24, 2015.
    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.
[FR Doc. 2015-32239 Filed 12-22-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7710-FW-P