Even during the holidays, waste beats haste as a determining factor in purchases. Favored delivery time of Canadians is five days or more.
Jim Cochrane tells how USPS is poised to collaborate with digital methods. The "Watch Us Deliver" ad campaign is launched.
Custom mail for consumers, direct mail triggered by clicks for digital advertisers, and partnerships providing rides home for wedding-goers are some tips offered by experts.
In her Postal Forum keynote, the Postmaster General unveils a plan to make it a more compelling player in a digital world.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz demands an accounting on attribution of costs in its shipping business, alleging the Postal Service might be in violation of PAEA.
It's barely summer and the shipping wars are on! The big discounter aims its opening salvo at shoppers on limited budgets.
NALC's Sauber tells Senate panel to put retiree healthcare fund in hands of private investors and remove financial pressures from USPS.
Thousands of APWU members will rally at postal facilities in 36 states on Thursday to ask consumers to join in their cause.
Standard Mail volumes showed a slight decline in the three-month period, but increased by 564 million pieces in the first half of USPS's fiscal year.
New CMO Jim Cochrane was most recently USPS's tech chief. Why can't he recast the Post Office as the Uber of delivery?
The Chief Information Officer moves into the role vacated by Nagisa Manabe. Digital chief Randy Miskanic assumes CIO spot.
A new report from the Postal Inspector General's office says yes, and notes that the severity of its decline varies widely by region.
Though he never clerked a Post Office or walked a carrier route, Robert Taub does have serious postal street cred, having helped craft the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act.
USPS expects three other discount plans to proceed as planned, too.
The Postal Service's new boss holds a Town Hall discussion on prospecting rates, NSA's, and closer consultations on operational changes.
With the exigent rate in effect, both Standard Mail and Flats increased their contribution of revenue. As for volume, Standard Mail rose; flats fell.
Economist Robert Shapiro uses unplumbed factors to arrive at the valuation, which is four times greater than the government's.
Facing a possible $18 million net loss on the deal, the Postal Service has an NSA rejected for the first time.
More than a month late with its exigency revenue accounting, the Postal Service receives a notice from the PRC to file it by week's end.
The Postal Service cracks down on business mailers who are using the prospecting vehicle for order fulfillment.
United Parcel Service morphs into "United Problem Solvers" in a new TV, print, and online campaign.
Citing a large number of errors and omissions in the rate request, the Postal Regulatory Commission returns it to the Postal Service for modifications
The "Grand Alliance" tells the public that USPS management is out to "bury" the Postal Service with consolidation and work force reduction.
The Postal Museum is now laying the groundwork for telling the complex and significant story of the mailing industry.
A mobile-compatible digital interface lets mailers react quickly when moving from letters to flats in the same work cell.
Don't launch that fleet of delivery drones just yet--unless you're willing to personally escort each one to its destination.
Here are the reasons why USPS remains on the General Accounting Office's list of highest risk agencies.
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$1.4 billion was collected as of last October, according to the Postal Service's Q1 report, and CFO Joe Corbett says $2 billion in cash will be lost if exigency's suspended.
Today she becomes the United States' first female Postmaster General. Will she continue to make history establishing a new business model for the Postal Service?
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