[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 44 (Tuesday, March 6, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 13198-13200]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5320]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

39 CFR Part 3020

[Docket Nos. CP2012-6; CP2012-7; CP2012-8; CP2012-15; MC2011-29; 
MC2012-2; MC2012-3; MC2012-4; MC2012-5, CP2012-10 and CP2012-11; 
MC2012-6, CP2012-12 and CP2012-13; MC2012-7; and R2011-6]


Product List Update

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is updating the market dominant and competitive 
product lists. This action reflects a publication policy adopted in a 
recent Commission order. The referenced policy assumes periodic 
updates. The updates are identified in the body of this document. The 
product lists, which are re-published in their entirety, include these 
updates.

DATES: Effective Date: March 6, 2012.
    Applicability Dates: February 23, 2012 Priority Mail Contract 36 
(MC2012-2 and CP2012-6); Priority Mail Contract 37 (MC2012-3 and 
CP2012-7); Priority Mail Contract 38 (MC2012-7 and CP2012-15); First-
Class Package Service; Global Expedited Package Services Non-published 
Rates 3 (MC2012-4 and CP2012-8); Global Plus 1C (MC2012-6, CP2012-12 
and CP2012-13); Global Plus 2C (MC2012-5, CP2012-10 and CP2012-11); and 
Inbound Market Dominant Expr[egrave]s Service Agreement 1 (R2011-6).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel 
at 202-789-6820.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document identifies an update to the 
market dominant and competitive product lists, which appear as 39 CFR 
Appendix A to Subpart A of Part 3020--Mail Classification Schedule. 
Publication of updated product lists in the Federal Register is 
addressed in the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) of 
2006.
    Authorization. The Commission process for periodic publication of 
updates was established in Order No. 445, April 22, 2010.
    Changes. Since publication of the product lists in the Federal 
Register on April 22, 2011 (76 FR 22618), an addition to the 
competitive product list that was previously overlooked has been made:

     Global Expedited Package Services 4 (CP2011-54) (Order 
No. 657), added January 24, 2011.

    In addition, a correction to the market dominant product list, 
replacing The Strategic Bilateral Agreement Between United States 
Postal Service and Koninklijke TNT Post BV and TNT Post Pakketservice 
Benelux BV, collectively ``TNT Post'' and China Post Group--United 
States Postal Service Letter Post Bilateral Agreement (MC2010-35, 
R2010-5 and R2010-6) with Inbound Market Dominant Multi-Service 
Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1, has been made.
    Updated product lists. The referenced change to the market dominant 
and competitive product lists are identified following the Secretary's 
signature.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 3020

    Administrative practice and procedure, Postal services.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.

    For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Postal Regulatory 
Commission amends chapter III of title 39 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations as follows:

PART 3020--PRODUCT LISTS

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1. The authority citation for part 3020 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  39 U.S.C. 503; 3622; 3631; 3642; 3682.


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2. Revise Appendix A to Subpart A of Part 3020--Mail Classification 
Schedule to read as follows:

Appendix A to Subpart A of Part 3020--Mail Classification Schedule

Part A--Market Dominant Products

1000 Market Dominant Product List

First-Class Mail
    Single-Piece Letters/Postcards
    Bulk Letters/Postcards
    Flats
    Parcels
    Outbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International
    Inbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International
Standard Mail (Regular and Nonprofit)
    High Density and Saturation Letters
    High Density and Saturation Flats/Parcels
    Carrier Route
    Letters
    Flats
    Not Flat-Machinables (NFMs)/Parcels
Periodicals
    Within County Periodicals
    Outside County Periodicals
Package Services
    Single-Piece Parcel Post
    Inbound Surface Parcel Post (at UPU rates)
    Bound Printed Matter Flats
    Bound Printed Matter Parcels
    Media Mail/Library Mail
Special Services
    Ancillary Services
    International Ancillary Services
    Address Management Services
    Caller Service
    Change-of-Address Credit Card Authentication
    Confirm
    Customized Postage
    International Reply Coupon Service
    International Business Reply Mail Service
    Money Orders
    Post Office Box Service
    Stamp Fulfillment Services
Negotiated Service Agreements
Bookspan Negotiated Service Agreement
    Bank of America Corporation Negotiated Service Agreement
    Discover Financial Services 1
    HSBC North America Holdings Inc. Negotiated Service Agreement
    Inbound Market Dominant Expr[egrave]s Service Agreement 1 
(R2011-6)
    The Bradford Group Negotiated Service Agreement
    Inbound International
    Canada Post--United States Postal Service Contractual Bilateral 
Agreement for Inbound Market Dominant Services (MC2010-12 and R2010-
2)
    Inbound Market Dominant Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign 
Postal Operators 1

Market Dominant Product Descriptions

First-Class Mail
    Single-Piece Letters/Postcards
    Bulk Letters/Postcards
    Flats
    Parcels
    Outbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International

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    Inbound Single-Piece First-Class Mail International
Standard Mail (Regular and Nonprofit)
    High Density and Saturation Letters
    High Density and Saturation Flats/Parcels
    Carrier Route
    Letters [Reserved for Product Description]
    Flats
    Not Flat-Machinables (NFMs)/Parcels
Periodicals
    Within County Periodicals
    Outside County Periodicals
Package Services
    Single-Piece Parcel Post
    Inbound Surface Parcel Post (at UPU rates)
    Bound Printed Matter Flats
    Bound Printed Matter Parcels
    Media Mail/Library Mail
Special Services
    Ancillary Services
    Address Correction Service
    Applications and Mailing Permits
    Business Reply Mail
    Bulk Parcel Return Service
    Certified Mail
    Certificate of Mailing
    Collect on Delivery
    Delivery Confirmation
    Insurance
    Merchandise Return Service
    Parcel Airlift (PAL)
    Registered Mail
    Return Receipt
    Return Receipt for Merchandise
    Restricted Delivery
    Shipper-Paid Forwarding
    Signature Confirmation
    Special Handling
    Stamped Envelopes
    Stamped Cards
    Premium Stamped Stationery
    Premium Stamped Cards
    International Ancillary Services
    International Certificate of Mailing
    International Registered Mail
    International Return Receipt
    International Restricted Delivery
    Address List Services
    Caller Service
    Change-of-Address Credit Card Authentication
    Confirm
    International Reply Coupon Service
    International Business Reply Mail Service
    Money Orders
    Post Office Box Service [Reserved for Product Description]
Negotiated Service Agreements
    HSBC North America Holdings Inc. Negotiated Service Agreement
    Bookspan Negotiated Service Agreement
    Bank of America Corporation Negotiated Service Agreement
    The Bradford Group Negotiated Service Agreement

Part B--Competitive Products

2000 Competitive Product List

Express Mail
    Express Mail
    Outbound International Expedited Services
    Inbound International Expedited Services
    Inbound International Expedited Services 1 (CP2008-7)
    Inbound International Expedited Services 2 (MC2009-10 and 
CP2009-12)
    Inbound International Expedited Services 3 (MC2010-13 and 
CP2010-12)
    Inbound International Expedited Services 4 (MC2010-37 and 
CP2010-126)
First-Class Package Service
Priority Mail
    Priority Mail
    Outbound Priority Mail International
    Inbound Air Parcel Post (at non-UPU rates)
    Royal Mail Group Inbound Air Parcel Post Agreement
    Inbound Air Parcel Post (at UPU rates)
Parcel Return Service
Parcel Select
International
    International Priority Airlift (IPA)
    International Surface Airlift (ISAL)
    International Direct Sacks--M-Bags
    Global Customized Shipping Services
    Inbound Surface Parcel Post (at non-UPU rates)
    Canada Post--United States Postal Service Contractual Bilateral 
Agreement for Inbound Competitive Services (MC2010-14 and CP2010-
13--Inbound Surface Parcel Post at Non-UPU Rates and Xpresspost-USA)
    International Money Transfer Service--Outbound
    International Money Transfer Service--Inbound
    International Ancillary Services
Special Services
    Address Enhancement Service
    Competitive Ancillary Services
    Greeting Cards and Stationery
    Premium Forwarding Service
    Shipping and Mailing Supplies
Negotiated Service Agreements
    Domestic
    Express Mail Contract 1 (MC2008-5)
    Express Mail Contract 2 (MC2009-3 and CP2009-4)
    Express Mail Contract 3 (MC2009-15 and CP2009-21)
    Express Mail Contract 4 (MC2009-34 and CP2009-45)
    Express Mail Contract 5 (MC2010-5 and CP2010-5)
    Express Mail Contract 6 (MC2010-6 and CP2010-6)
    Express Mail Contract 7 (MC2010-7 and CP2010-7)
    Express Mail Contract 8 (MC2010-16 and CP2010-16)
    Express Mail Contract 9 (MC2011-1 and CP2011-2)
    Express Mail Contract 10 (MC2011-12 and CP2011-48)
    Express Mail Contract 11 (MC2011-14 and CP2011-50)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 1 (MC2009-6 and CP2009-7)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 2 (MC2009-12 and CP2009-
14)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 3 (MC2009-13 and CP2009-
17)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 4 (MC2009-17 and CP2009-
24)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 5 (MC2009-18 and CP2009-
25)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 6 (MC2009-31 and CP2009-
42)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 7 (MC2009-32 and CP2009-
43)
    Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 8 (MC2009-33 and CP2009-
44)
    Parcel Select & Parcel Return Service Contract 1 (MC2009-11 and 
CP2009-13)
    Parcel Return Service Contract 1 (MC2009-1 and CP2009-2)
    Parcel Return Service Contract 2 (MC2011-6 and CP2011-33)
    Parcel Select Contract 1 (MC2011-16 and CP2011-53)
    Parcel Select & Parcel Return Service Contract 2 (MC2009-40 and 
CP2009-61)
    Priority Mail Contract 1 (MC2008-8 and CP2008-26)
    Priority Mail Contract 2 (MC2009-2 and CP2009-3)
    Priority Mail Contract 3 (MC2009-4 and CP2009-5)
    Priority Mail Contract 4 (MC2009-5 and CP2009-6)
    Priority Mail Contract 5 (MC2009-21 and CP2009-26)
    Priority Mail Contract 6 (MC2009-25 and CP2009-30)
    Priority Mail Contract 7 (MC2009-25 and CP2009-31)
    Priority Mail Contract 8 (MC2009-25 and CP2009-32)
    Priority Mail Contract 9 (MC2009-25 and CP2009-33)
    Priority Mail Contract 10 (MC2009-25 and CP2009-34)
    Priority Mail Contract 11 (MC2009-27 and CP2009-37)
    Priority Mail Contract 12 (MC2009-28 and CP2009-38)
    Priority Mail Contract 13 (MC2009-29 and CP2009-39)
    Priority Mail Contract 14 (MC2009-30 and CP2009-40)
    Priority Mail Contract 15 (MC2009-35 and CP2009-54)
    Priority Mail Contract 16 (MC2009-36 and CP2009-55)
    Priority Mail Contract 17 (MC2009-37 and CP2009-56)
    Priority Mail Contract 18 (MC2009-42 and CP2009-63)
    Priority Mail Contract 19 (MC2010-1 and CP2010-1)
    Priority Mail Contract 20 (MC2010-2 and CP2010-2)
    Priority Mail Contract 21 (MC2010-3 and CP2010-3)
    Priority Mail Contract 22 (MC2010-4 and CP2010-4)
    Priority Mail Contract 23 (MC2010-9 and CP2010-9)
    Priority Mail Contract 24 (MC2010-15 and CP2010-15)
    Priority Mail Contract 25 (MC2010-30 and CP2010-75)
    Priority Mail Contract 26 (MC2010-31 and CP2010-76)
    Priority Mail Contract 27 (MC2010-32 and CP2010-77)
    Priority Mail Contract 28 (MC2011-2 and CP2011-3)
    Priority Mail Contract 29 (MC2011-3 and CP2011-4)
    Priority Mail Contract 30 (MC2011-9 and CP2011-44)
    Priority Mail Contract 31 (MC2011-10 and CP2011-46)
    Priority Mail Contract 32 (MC2011-11 and CP2011-47)
    Priority Mail Contract 33 (MC2011-13 and CP2011-49)

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    Priority Mail Contract 34 (MC2011-17 and CP2011-56)
    Priority Mail Contract 35 (MC2011-18 and CP2011-57)
    Priority Mail Contract 36 (MC2012-2 and CP2012-6)
    Priority Mail Contract 37 (MC2012-3 and CP2012-7)
    Priority Mail Contract 38 (MC2012-7 and CP2012-15)
    Priority Mail--Non-Published Rates
    Priority Mail--Non-Published Rates 1 (MC2011-15 and CP2011-51)
Outbound International
    Direct Entry Parcels Contracts
    Direct Entry Parcels 1 (MC2009-26 and CP2009-36)
    Global Direct Contracts (MC2009-9, CP2009-10, and CP2009-11)
    Global Expedited Package Services (GEPS) Contracts
    GEPS 1 (CP2008-5, CP2008-11, CP2008-12, CP2008-13, CP2008-18, 
CP2008-19, CP2008-20, CP2008-21, CP2008-22, CP2008-23 and CP2008-24)
    Global Expedited Package Services 2 (CP2009-50)
    Global Expedited Package Services 3 (MC2010-28 and CP2010-71)
    Global Expedited Package Services 4 (CP2011-54)
    Global Expedited Package Services--Non-published Rates 2 
(MC2010-29 and CP2011-45)
    Global Expedited Package Services Non-published Rates 3 (MC2012-
4 and CP2012-8)
    Global Plus Contracts
    Global Plus 1 (CP2008-8, CP2008-46 and CP2009-47)
    Global Plus 1A (MC2010-26, CP2010-67 and CP2010-68)
    Global Plus 1B (MC2011-7, CP2011-39 and CP2011-40)
    Global Plus 1C (MC2012-6, CP2012-12 and CP2012-13)
    Global Plus 2 (MC2008-7, CP2008-48 and CP2008-49)
    Global Plus 2A (MC2010-27, CP2010-69 and CP2010-70)
    Global Plus 2B (MC2011-8, CP2011-41 and CP2011-42)
    Global Plus 2C (MC2012-5, CP2012-10 and CP2012-11)
    Global Reseller Expedited Package Services 1 (MC2010-21 and 
CP2010-36)
Inbound International
    Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal 
Operators 1 (MC2010-34 and CP2010-95)
    Inbound Direct Entry Contracts with Foreign Postal 
Administrations
    Inbound Direct Entry Contracts with Foreign Postal 
Administrations (MC2008-6, CP2008-14 and MC2008-15)
    Inbound Direct Entry Contracts with Foreign Postal 
Administrations 1 (MC2008-6 and CP2009-62)
    International Business Reply Service Competitive Contract 1 
(MC2009-14 and CP2009-20)
    International Business Reply Service Competitive Contract 2 
(MC2010-18, CP2010-21 and CP2010-22)

Competitive Product Descriptions

Express Mail
    Express Mail
    Outbound International Expedited Services
    Inbound International Expedited Services
    Priority
    Priority Mail
    Outbound Priority Mail International
    Inbound Air Parcel Post
    Parcel Select
    Parcel Return Service
    International
    International Priority Airlift (IPA)
    International Surface Airlift (ISAL)
    International Direct Sacks--M-Bags
    Global Customized Shipping Services
    International Money Transfer Service
    Inbound Surface Parcel Post (at non-UPU rates)
    International Ancillary Services
    International Certificate of Mailing
    International Registered Mail
    International Return Receipt
    International Restricted Delivery
    International Insurance
    Negotiated Service Agreements
    Domestic
    Outbound International

Part C--Glossary of Terms and Conditions [Reserved]

Part D--Country Price Lists for International Mail [Reserved]

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