UPS goes back to court on USPS costing methodology

(This article was first reported on on July 16, 2018)

The United Parcel Service has gone back to court to continue its challenge of a ruling by the Postal Regulatory Commission concerning how the Postal Service determines the costs of its products.

In September 2016, the Commission, in Order No. 3506, denied a petition by UPS proposing changes in the way the Postal Service allocates costs among its various products.  UPS then petitioned the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for review.  In May of this year, a three-member panel of the Court rejected the UPS appeal.

Earlier this month, UPS filed a new petition, this one for a “rehearing en banc,” asking the full Court to reconsider the panel’s earlier decision. The petition is available here.

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