U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2016 Third Quarter Results

08/09/2016

  • Net loss for quarter of $1.6 billion
  • Continued double-digit growth in revenue and volume in the Shipping and Packages business
  • Enactment of postal reform legislation remains urgently needed

Third Quarter 2016 Volume by Service Category Compared to Same Period Last Year 
The following presents volume by service category for the three months ended June 30, 2016 and 2015:

(in millions of pieces)

2016

2015

%

Volume
Standard Mail

19,115

18,790

1.7

%

First-Class Mail

14,624

15,133

(3.4

)%

Periodicals

1,428

1,485

(3.8

)%

Shipping and Packages

1,220

1,074

13.6

%

International

229

218

5.0

%

Other

117

95

23.2

%

Total volume

36,733

36,795

(0.2

)%

 

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