The Consumer Postal Council champions world-class postal services by promoting programs and policies that increase productivity, transparency and eliminate distortions and inefficiencies caused by monopolies.

A task force created by President Donald Trump is proposing a broad overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service, including cutting costs, relying on private partners and charging more for "nonessential services," in a report released Tuesday. The report recommends that the Postal Service develop a new pricing model that would remove current price...

ACROSS THE GLOBE, MONOPOLIES LOSE GROUND IN EUROPE, FORGING AHEAD WITH LIBERALIZATION In mid-October, the European Commission proposed that the 25 EU members have until 2009 to open their letter- delivery markets to unrestricted competition. A majority of European Members of Parliament must approve the proposal before it can become law. Sweden,...

With nationalized health care, sky-high unemployment and blissfully short work weeks, you might think that the European Union is rolling backwards on the wheels of socialism. Meanwhile, with Wall Street, Wal-Mart and Viagra booming, the United States powers ahead, driven by capitalism and open markets. Right? Not necessarily. On Oct. 17, only...

As the postal sector changes around the world, America is lagging behind. That is a shame, because Americans have much to gain from a deregulated, more competitive postal industry - including lower prices and better service. In the European Union, reform of the postal sector is part of the Lisbon agenda,...