Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service

40 Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems fc
what less as a percentage of total USPS-
delivered mail. However, even including Gen-
eration II EMS, the split between first class
and all other classes of mail would change from
61/39 in 1985 to essentially an even split

Several computer runs were performed to
determine the sensitivity of the base case
results to changes in key variables and/or
assumptions.
Three-Percent Underlying
Growth Rate
As discussed in chapter 3, the growth in
USPS mail volume since World War II has
averaged over 3 percent compounded annual-
Figure 5.-Market Penetration for High But PI
(assuming 30/' growth in
140
Volur
SI (bi

SOURCE: Office of Technology Assessment.

Sensitivity

United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39480/. Accessed July 28, 2014.