Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service Page: 107
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Equation Used to Calculate
x v l VC]
L = 1- 1- V-V
r (V1980o) (LPx) 100
where Lr = labor requirement in year x expressed as a fraction of labor required in 1980.
Vx = mail volume projected for a specified future year x.
V1980 = mail volume in 1980, the base year.
LP = labor productivity index for future year x, where LP... = 1.0.
VC = variable cost component of total labor cost or of total cost for a specific employee
SOURCE: Office of Technology Assessment.
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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service, report, August 1982; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39480/m1/110/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.