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Guide to the Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS)

The guide includes an overview and history of RRECS, a mapping overview, an explanation of the drive speed matrix, a comparison of the new RRECS standards to the 4241-M worksheet, a comparison of the Evaluated Compensation System (ECS) to RRECS, a guide to determining rural route evaluations under RRECS, and more.

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4241M comparison of time standards (Mail count vs RRECS)

This chart compares all individual standards for what we currently have in a normal mail count vs what the new time standards are with the new RRECS system. It also explains the Drive Speed Metrix that calculates the basic drive time on a route.

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The next RRECS Mini Mail Survey will be held February 24-March 8, 2024

Mark your calendars! The next RRECS Mini Mail Survey will be held February 24-March 8, 2024. Additional details and updated ...

Make Sure Your Edit Book is Up to Date and DPM-LTM Systems Have Been Updated!

Attention Carriers: REMINDER: Everyone should be making sure that their Edit Book is up to date and the DPM-LTM systems ...

USPS Proposes Revisions to Rural Carrier Costing Methodology Resulting in Lower Periodicals Costs

The Postal Service requested that the PRC initiate a rulemaking proceeding to consider a change to rural carrier costing on ...

RRECS Activities MDD Menu Redesign: Guided Menu, Comprehensive Menu & Activity Summary

On November 18, 2023, “Rural Activity Scans” will change to “RRECS Activities” on the mobile delivery device (MDD). Additional features ...

Rural letter carriers in the US speak out after latest mail count continues massive wage cuts

The article posted last week on the World Socialist Web Site on the results of the latest route evaluations at the US Postal Service ...
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