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Slower first-class mail delivery standards hearing before the Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, September 6, 1990. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Postal service -- United States.

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Other titlesSlower first class mail delivery standards
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Paginationiii, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
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Open LibraryOL17100987M

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First-class mail is used for postcards, letters, large envelopes, and small packages. First-class mail must weigh 13 ounces or less. Pieces over 13 ounces can be sent as Priority Mail. USPS first-class delivery is given priority over standard mail, and local mail will typically be delivered in days. Nationally, first-class mail should be. Get this from a library! Slower first-class mail delivery standards: hearing before the Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, September 6, [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.   After increasing its own long-time 2-day delivery standard for First-Class mail to 3-days in January, , the cash-starved USPS proceeded to close or consolidate 82 mail processing plants nationwide over the objections of all 50 U.S. Senators. US Postal Service delivery standards for First-Class Mail range from 2 to 4 days. However, delivery of First-Class mail is not guaranteed within a specified time-frame. These mailing estimates are measured from completion of printing your order (normally your requested mailing date) to arrival in the mail boxes of recipients.

First-Class Mail. The majority of this mail is being delivered in two days instead of one. Major mailers presenting First-Class Mail to the Postal Service will continue to have an opportunity to present their mail for overnight processing and delivery based on revised entry times. Today, total First-Class Mail is delivered in an average of File Size: KB. For first class mail, local addresses generally deliver within 3 business days. Deliveries to Mira Loma, California (not in Orange County) take from 2 to 7 days to deliver, whereas deliveries to West LA and Michigan can take up to 8 days. Castle Press Standard Mail Delivery Time. For standard mail, local mail deliveries take from 2 to 6 days. Moreover, the changes in First-Class Mail service standards have shifted over billion pieces of mail per year from a two-day delivery standard to a three-day delivery standard. Id. at 11, paragraph 53 (emphasis in original). Rationale for seeking to explore recent changes in a . September 6, First Class Mail Delivery Standards. The subcommittee examined a new postal service proposal for slower delivery standards for first class mail.

  Third-class mail delivery time is significantly slower than first-class mail. Whereas first-class mail can usually be delivered within two to three days for local destinations and four days for national shipping, third-class mail can take five days locally and up to . This change has effected almost everyone who receives First-Class mail. Judging by the number of phone calls we’ve already received about this, it’s not necessarily what any of us expected. If there is an upside, the USPS still quotes a delivery service standard for First-Class mail of 3 days (from and to) anywhere in the first 48 U.S.   WASHINGTON -- Facing bankruptcy, the U.S. Postal Service is pushing ahead with unprecedented cuts to first-class mail next spring that will .   The U.S. Postal Service is proposing slower standards for first-class mail to help bring the agency back to profitability by If approved, Author: Brenna Hawley.