USPS Volumes Below Projections

05/04/2017

At the April Open Session, hosted by the USPS, Jim Cochrane, USPS Chief Customer and Marketing Officer & EVP shared that USPS volumes were below projects for Quarter 2.

February showed significant declines, with total mail volume down about 2 billion pieces compared to the same period last year.

million packages during the period

He shared that First Class Single Piece and First Class Presorted

  • First Class Single Piece and First Class Presorted – down around 4% below
  • Marketing Mail – negligible (around 1%)
  • Periodical – down 6%

Shipping however say a growth of 300%

The final numbers are under review before public release.