Postal Reform

Mailers and Unions Unite!

Mailers and Unions Unite!

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Over the past year big mailers and postal union officials worked together on a plan to rescue postal reform. But will legislators and the Postal Service listen to what they have to say?

Carper Says Postal Reform Can Be Passed in Lame Duck Session

Carper Says Postal Reform Can Be Passed in Lame Duck Session

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The Senate bill coauthor is willing to compromise on some measures, but not on his resolve to make the exigent rate permanent.

Carper Pleads for Reform to Avoid Closing 82 Postal Facilities

Carper Pleads for Reform to Avoid Closing 82 Postal Facilities

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The sponsor of the Senate Postal Reform Act says passing it now could delay Phase 2 of the Postal Service's 'network rationalization' plan for at least two years.

Is Postal Reform Becoming One Big Cluster...Box?

Is Postal Reform Becoming One Big Cluster...Box?

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Here's how crazy the pursuit of postal reform has gotten in recent months.

Postal Reform Would Save USPS $23.6 Billion

Postal Reform Would Save USPS $23.6 Billion

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$19 billion of those savings would result from moves to five-day delivery and cluster boxes, says the Congressional Budget Office.

Will Cantor's Defeat Sink the Highway-Postal Delivery Deal?

Will Cantor's Defeat Sink the Highway-Postal Delivery Deal?

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The deposed House Majority leader hoped to rescue highway funding with savings from moving to five-day delivery.

Postal Innovation and the Bottom Line

Postal Innovation and the Bottom Line

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Representatives Issa and Clay tell a hearing that postal innovation's fine—as long as it invigorates the Postal Service's bottom line.

Consumers Expect the USPS to Deliver

Consumers Expect the USPS to Deliver

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Two studies reveal consumers' expectations for, and flexibility on, mail and package delivery.

Goldway Says USPS Dissed Mailers With Load Leveling

Goldway Says USPS Dissed Mailers With Load Leveling

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The PRC chairman asserts that the Postal Service's strategy to depersonalize consumers and ignore concerns of mailers can only end in failure.

Postal Union Chief: Think of USPS as Asset, Not a Cost Center

Postal Union Chief: Think of USPS as Asset, Not a Cost Center

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NALC leader tells stakeholders that Congress and the Postal Service are on the wrong path to the future.

News Byte: USPS Standard Mail Load Leveling Begins

News Byte: USPS Standard Mail Load Leveling Begins

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The Postal Service is extending what was a three-day delivery expectation to a four-day delivery expectation.

5 Ways to Save the Postal Service

5 Ways to Save the Postal Service

With the right attitude, you can change pretty much anything--even the future of the USPS.

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