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Episode 170: Letters and parcels pricing


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Episode 170: Letters and parcels pricing

Ian Kerr

Mark Fallon, CEO and President, Berkshire Company

Mark Fallon, CEO and President, Berkshire Company

Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) discusses carrier-specific and carrier-agnostic parcel lockers:

Then Mark Fallon, CEO and President of the Berkshire Company, joins me to discuss letter pricing in the age of parcels:

  • Australia Post’s application to increase the basic postage rate

  • The forces driving costs in the letter delivery network

  • Pricing for reserved/monopoly products vs parcels

  • Limits on US Postal Service letter price increases

  • Allegations of cross-subsidy between parcels and letters

  • Postal pricing oversight by the Postal Regulatory Commission

  • Annual parcel price increases for USPS and its major competitors

  • A second rate increase in a calendar year?

  • Strategies to cope with falling letter volumes:

    • Reducing delivery days

    • Slowing letter delivery speed

    • Combining letter and parcel delivery

    • Changing the delivery fleet

    • Community mail boxes

  • Reliability of the letters service

And don’t forget I’m co-hosting a Social Media workshop at Parcel+Post Expo. Sign up for the Social Media workshop here.

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