US mailers promise legal battle against USPS rate increase

US mailers have vowed to fight tooth and nail against the four-times-inflation postal rate increases being proposed by the Postal Service.

USPS announced plans to charge businesses 5.9% more to deliver their mail from 26 January, 2014, a 4.3% increase above the rate of inflation.

US mailers said yesterday they will challenge the rate rise request through the Postal Regulatory Commission, the Presidentially-appointed five-member panel that regulates the US postal industry.

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