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Postal Hub podcast

Jul 1, 2020

Kate Muth, executive director of the International Mailers Advisory Group (IMAG), joins me to talk about changes to international postal charges following the reforms passed in the UPU last year. We cover:

  • Reform of the UPU terminal dues system
  • Self-declaring rates
  • Countries other than the USA changing international rates
  • Practical impact of rates changes
  • Differences between contract rates and retail rates
  • Outbound international and inbound international rates
  • Fixing distortions in inbound pricing
  • Air capacity for international shipments
  • Domestic express shipments and internal air cargo capacity
  • Surface alternatives to cross-border air shipments