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

Contents
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Introdu ction ................................................... 87

Provide a Clear Direction for USPS Involvement in EMS .....
Impact on USPS Delivered Mail Volume .................
Impact on USPS Finances.............................
Impact on USPS Labor Force ..........................
Space in SPOs for Carrier Output Equipment .............
Electronic Transmission to SPOs .......................
Electronic Delivery to Recipient ........................
Interconnection and Standard Interface ..................
Transm ission Facilities................................
Marketing of EMS Services ............................
Performance Standards for EMS Services ................

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Reduce or Eliminate Further Regulatory and Judicial Delay ........... 93
Applicability of Private Express Statutes ......................... 93
Regulatory Jurisdiction ........................................ 94
USPS Subdivision for EM S ..................................... 95
Privacy Protection ............................................ 96
Maintain Oversight and Initiate Planning on USPS Long Term Viability 97

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 May 5, 2015.