Pricing the last mile in the postal sector
Traditionally, pricing of postal services was fully sender based. We analyze a potential alternative consisting of a two-part tariff where the sender is charged reduced postage while the recipient is charged a yearly fixed fee.
|Date of creation:||Jul 2005|
|Date of revision:||Dec 2005|
|Publication status:||Published in Progress towards Liberalization of the Postal and Delivery Sector, edited by M. A. Crew and P. R. Kleindorfer, New York: Springer, 249-266|
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