State of the Business: An Industry Perspective

State of the Business: An Industry Perspective

Updated Information on the State of the Business

An Industry Perspective

Please join the PCC Advisory Education Sub-Committee as they host an informative Zoom Meeting on the State of the Business presented by Michael Plunkett, President and CEO of the Association for Postal Commerce (PostCom) on Wednesday, July 8 at 2 PM ET.   Some of the information that Michael will be covering are:

  • State of the Business
  • Update on Legislation
  • Postmaster General & CEO
  • Industry Concerns and more…

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Prior to PostCom, Michael accumulated more than 25 years’ experience with the United States Postal Service. During his distinguished career, he performed in a diverse multitude of roles concentrating in technical operations, both team and executive level managerial positions as well as other various positions in operations, marketing, product development and pricing.  As a leader within the Postal Service’s management team, he developed a well-earned reputation for innovation. He aided in the approval for the USPS’ first Negotiated Service Agreement and helped lay the groundwork for pricing agreements for domestic services. Michael was essential in the development of the forever stamp and the priority mail flat rate box. He has served as an expert witness on pricing and policy issues before the Postal Regulatory Commission and has authored and presented papers on postal policies, economics, and operations for National and International Conferences. On many occasions he has been awarded for outstanding performance by the Postal Service.  Mr. Plunkett has also been active in the DC non-profit community, working with several civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Plunkett holds Masters Degrees in Business from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan Fellow.  He earned a Bachelor Degrees in Economics and Finance from the Pennsylvania State University.


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