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.

The Aug. 25 front-page article “For years, fentanyl has flowed across the border and through the mail” omitted the U.S. Postal Service’s aggressive efforts to keep dangerous drugs from entering the United States from China and other countries. The Postal Service is aggressively working to implement the Stop Act. During Congress’s deliberations over...

POSTAL OPERATORS HIT BY FINANCIAL CRISIS ECONOMY IMPERILS POSTAL LIBERALIZATION? Tumultuous 4th quarter puts pressure on reform initiatives. Q4 financial estimates have sent both government and private mail operators into crisis mode. Initially, skyrocketing fuel costs disrupted the plans of fuel-dependent mail operators. Although the price of fuel has since fallen, any...