All things RRECS

Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System

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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RRECS Mini Mail Count Resources

RRECS Count Tracker

Our RRECS count tracker lets you check items off as you enter the count.  I know I am a little late with this app, but you can go back to February 25th in the tracker to put in past days information.

Once you have it all filled out, you can review your information and submit.  A PDF will be attached that will let you print or download that specific days form.

You will also receive an email with the form information with a PDF attached.

Let me know if you see anything that needs to be updated and good luck!


Where to discuss RRECS with other rural carriers

RRECS group on Facebook - Answer all questions to join
Rural Engineer Study Discussion (RRECS) | Facebook

RRECS Forum on Rural Mail Talk
Engineer Study (RRECS) | Rural Mail Talk

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