The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the trend of post's moving away from mail and toward parcels, the Universal Postal Union's latest Postal Economic Outlook finds. This has led to higher-than-expected operating revenues, especially in developing countries, but also increased expenditures. The outlook finds that letter post volumes plunged by 13.6 percent in 2020 compared with the five-year period from 2015-2020, which saw a 4.6 percent. International mail dropped 27.6% in
The USPS Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) will hold its 2022 quarterly meetings on January 11-12, April 5-6, July 26-27, and October 25-26. MTAC is a venue for the USPS to share technical information with mailers, and to receive their advice and recommendations on matters concerning mail-related products and services.