Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30
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.
• Attachment A—a redacted copy of Governors' Decision No. 11-6, authorizing the new product;
• Attachment B—a redacted copy of the contract;
• Attachment C—proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule competitive product list with the addition underlined;
• Attachment D—a Statement of Supporting Justification as required by 39 CFR 3020.32;
• Attachment E—a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a); and
• Attachment F—an application for non-public treatment of materials to maintain redacted portions of the contract and related financial information under seal.
In the Statement of Supporting Justification, Dennis R. Nicoski, Manager, Field Sales Strategy and Contracts, asserts that the contract will cover its attributable costs, make a positive contribution to covering institutional costs, and increase contribution toward the requisite 5.5 percent of the Postal Service's total institutional costs.
The Postal Service filed much of the supporting materials, including the related contract, under seal.
The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2013-5 and CP2013-5 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail & First-Class Package Service Contract 1 product and the related contract, respectively.
Interested persons may submit 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 3015.5, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than October 25, 2012. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission's Web site (
The Commission appoints James F. Callow to serve as Public Representative in these dockets.
Contract Term I.E. indicates that the customer can request the use of Package Intercept service at a negotiated rate. The Postal Service's workpapers do not take into account the customer's ability to use Package Intercept service for a negotiated rate in demonstrating that the contract will cover its attributable cost.
Please provide revised supporting workpapers that demonstrate that the contract as a whole will cover its attributable cost taking into account the customer's ability to use Package Intercept service at a negotiated rate. Response to the supplemental information request is due no later than October 24, 2012.
1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2013-5 and CP2013-5 to consider the matters raised in each docket.
2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James F. Callow is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings.
3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no later than October 25, 2012.
4. Response to the supplemental information request is due no later than October 24, 2012.
5. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the
By the Commission.