Standard Mail Flats: Ending the Controversy Without Fixing the Problem
The long-standing controversy over the U.S. Postal Service’s money-losing “Standard Flats” mail is apparently being tamped down in true Washington fashion – not by raising prices, cutting costs, or solving a problem, but by changing a definition.
Flat mail that was sorted on an FSS machine.
By USPS accounting, Standard Flats have been losing money for years, leading to charges that the agency