cost ascertainment grouping

cost ascertainment grouping (CAG) - A method that classifies post offices according to volume of revenue generated. Each year, the Postal Bulletin publishes the number of revenue units for each classification. CAG A-G - offices with about 950 or more revenue units. CAG H-J - offices with about 190, but fewer than 950. CAG K - offices with about 36, but fewer than 190. CAG L - offices with about fewer than 36. Formerly, post offices were classified as first-, second-, third-, and fourth-class offices.

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