Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements With Foreign Postal Operators, 33207 [2020-11634]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 105 / Monday, June 1, 2020 / Notices Office of Personnel Management. Alexys Stanley, Regulatory Affairs Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–11733 Filed 5–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2020–144; Order No. 5522] Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements With Foreign Postal Operators Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is acknowledging a recent filing by the Postal Service that it has entered into the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators (FPOs). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: June 9, 2020 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. Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES On May 21, 2020, the Postal Service filed a notice with the Commission pursuant to 39 CFR 3035.105 and Order No. 546,1 giving notice that it has entered into an Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with a Foreign Postal Operator (FPO). The Notice concerns the inbound portions of the competitive multi-product agreement entered into by the Postal Service and a FPO, referred to as ‘‘FPO–USPS Agreement FY20–1.’’ Notice at 1. The 1 Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing Functionally Equivalent Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators—FY20–1, May 21, 2020 (Notice). Docket Nos. MC2010–34 and CP2010–95, Order Adding Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Service Operators 1 to the Competitive Product List and Approving Included Agreement, September 29, 2010 (Order No. 546). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:40 May 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 Postal Service seeks to include the FPO– USPS Agreement FY20–1 within the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators 1 (MC2010–34) product. Id. The Postal Service asserts that FPO– USPS Agreement FY20–1 ‘‘is functionally equivalent to the baseline agreement filed in Docket No. MC2010– 34 because the terms of this agreement are similar in scope and purpose to the terms of the CP2010–95 Agreement.’’ Id. at 3. Concurrent with the Notice, the Postal Service filed supporting financial documentation and the following documents: • Attachment 1—an application for non-public treatment; • Attachment 2—the FPO–USPS Agreement FY20–1; • Attachment 3—Governors’ Decision No. 19–1; • Attachment 4—a certified statement required by 39 CFR 3035.105(c)(2). Id. at 4. The Postal Service states it intends for FPO–USPS Agreement FY20–1 to take effect on July 1, 2020. Id. at 1. The Postal Service notes that FPO–USPS Agreement FY20–1 provides rates for inbound parcels, packets, and Express Mail Shipping. Id. at 5. The Postal Service states that FPO– USPS Agreement FY20–1 is in compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and is functionally equivalent to the inbound competitive portions of the CP2010–95 agreement, which was included in the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 product (MC2010–34). Id. at 9. For these reasons, the Postal Service avers that FPO–USPS Agreement FY20– 1 should be added to the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 product. Id. II. Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020–144 to consider the Notice. Interested persons may submit comments on whether the FPO–USPS Agreement FY20–1 is consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and 39 CFR 3035.105 and whether it is functionally equivalent to the inbound competitive portions of the Docket No. CP2010–95 agreement, which was included in the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 product (MC2010–34). Comments are due by June 9, 2020. The Notice and related filings are available on the Commission’s website (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission encourages interested persons to review the Notice for further details. PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33207 The Commission appoints Katalin K. Clendenin to serve as Public Representative in this proceeding. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020–144 for consideration of the matters raised by the Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing Functionally Equivalent Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operator—FY20–1, filed on May 21, 2020. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Katalin K. Clendenin is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. 3. Comments by interested persons are due by June 9, 2020. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this Order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Erica A. Barker, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–11634 Filed 5–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2020–139 and CP2020–148] New Postal Products Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission’s consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: June 3, 2020. 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. Docketed Proceeding(s) E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. CP2020-144; Order No. 5522]


Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements With Foreign Postal 
Operators

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is acknowledging a recent filing by the Postal 
Service that it has entered into the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service 
Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators (FPOs). This notice informs the 
public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other 
administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: June 9, 2020

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. Commission Action
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On May 21, 2020, the Postal Service filed a notice with the 
Commission pursuant to 39 CFR 3035.105 and Order No. 546,\1\ giving 
notice that it has entered into an Inbound Competitive Multi-Service 
Agreement with a Foreign Postal Operator (FPO). The Notice concerns the 
inbound portions of the competitive multi-product agreement entered 
into by the Postal Service and a FPO, referred to as ``FPO-USPS 
Agreement FY20-1.'' Notice at 1. The Postal Service seeks to include 
the FPO-USPS Agreement FY20-1 within the Inbound Competitive Multi-
Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators 1 (MC2010-34) product. 
Id.
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    \1\ Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing 
Functionally Equivalent Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreement 
with Foreign Postal Operators--FY20-1, May 21, 2020 (Notice). Docket 
Nos. MC2010-34 and CP2010-95, Order Adding Inbound Competitive 
Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Service Operators 1 to 
the Competitive Product List and Approving Included Agreement, 
September 29, 2010 (Order No. 546).
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    The Postal Service asserts that FPO-USPS Agreement FY20-1 ``is 
functionally equivalent to the baseline agreement filed in Docket No. 
MC2010-34 because the terms of this agreement are similar in scope and 
purpose to the terms of the CP2010-95 Agreement.'' Id. at 3. Concurrent 
with the Notice, the Postal Service filed supporting financial 
documentation and the following documents:
     Attachment 1--an application for non-public treatment;
     Attachment 2--the FPO-USPS Agreement FY20-1;
     Attachment 3--Governors' Decision No. 19-1;
     Attachment 4--a certified statement required by 39 CFR 
3035.105(c)(2).

Id. at 4.
    The Postal Service states it intends for FPO-USPS Agreement FY20-1 
to take effect on July 1, 2020. Id. at 1. The Postal Service notes that 
FPO-USPS Agreement FY20-1 provides rates for inbound parcels, packets, 
and Express Mail Shipping. Id. at 5.
    The Postal Service states that FPO-USPS Agreement FY20-1 is in 
compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and is functionally equivalent to the 
inbound competitive portions of the CP2010-95 agreement, which was 
included in the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with 
Foreign Postal Operators 1 product (MC2010-34). Id. at 9. For these 
reasons, the Postal Service avers that FPO-USPS Agreement FY20-1 should 
be added to the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with 
Foreign Postal Operators 1 product. Id.

II. Commission Action

    The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020-144 to consider the 
Notice. Interested persons may submit comments on whether the FPO-USPS 
Agreement FY20-1 is consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and 39 CFR 3035.105 
and whether it is functionally equivalent to the inbound competitive 
portions of the Docket No. CP2010-95 agreement, which was included in 
the Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal 
Operators 1 product (MC2010-34). Comments are due by June 9, 2020.
    The Notice and related filings are available on the Commission's 
website (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission encourages interested 
persons to review the Notice for further details.
    The Commission appoints Katalin K. Clendenin to serve as Public 
Representative in this proceeding.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020-144 for 
consideration of the matters raised by the Notice of United States 
Postal Service of Filing Functionally Equivalent Inbound Competitive 
Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operator--FY20-1, filed on 
May 21, 2020.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Katalin K. Clendenin is appointed to 
serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to 
represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding.
    3. Comments by interested persons are due by June 9, 2020.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this Order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Erica A. Barker,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-11634 Filed 5-29-20; 8:45 am]
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