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Real Value of Postal Monopoly: $18 Billion a Year

Real Value of Postal Monopoly: $18 Billion a Year

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Economist Robert Shapiro uses unplumbed factors to arrive at the valuation, which is four times greater than the government's.

Special Postal Rate for Discover Is Rejected

Special Postal Rate for Discover Is Rejected

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Facing a possible $18 million net loss on the deal, the Postal Service has an NSA rejected for the first time.

USPS Ordered to File Late Surcharge Report

USPS Ordered to File Late Surcharge Report

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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.

Rules Tightened on Low-Cost Marketing Parcels

Rules Tightened on Low-Cost Marketing Parcels

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The Postal Service cracks down on business mailers who are using the prospecting vehicle for order fulfillment.

UPS Repositions, Launches Ad Campaign

UPS Repositions, Launches Ad Campaign

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United Parcel Service morphs into "United Problem Solvers" in a new TV, print, and online campaign.

PRC Rejects Standard Mail Price Increases

PRC Rejects Standard Mail Price Increases

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Citing a large number of errors and omissions in the rate request, the Postal Regulatory Commission returns it to the Postal Service for modifications

Postal Unions Deliver a Strong Message as Contract Talks Ensue

Postal Unions Deliver a Strong Message as Contract Talks Ensue

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The "Grand Alliance" tells the public that USPS management is out to "bury" the Postal Service with consolidation and work force reduction.

The Story of the Mailing Industry Is Begging to Be Told

The Story of the Mailing Industry Is Begging to Be Told

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The Postal Museum is now laying the groundwork for telling the complex and significant story of the mailing industry.

Pitney Bowes Intros Multi-Job Inserting System

Pitney Bowes Intros Multi-Job Inserting System

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A mobile-compatible digital interface lets mailers react quickly when moving from letters to flats in the same work cell.

Rules Are Set for Unmanned Aircraft; Progress Will Drone on Slowly

Rules Are Set for Unmanned Aircraft; Progress Will Drone on Slowly

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Don't launch that fleet of delivery drones just yet--unless you're willing to personally escort each one to its destination.

The Postal Service's Sorry Situation, in Brief

The Postal Service's Sorry Situation, in Brief

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Here are the reasons why USPS remains on the General Accounting Office's list of highest risk agencies.

Putting a Priority on Claiming Discounts

Putting a Priority on Claiming Discounts

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Upgrade allows users to immediately claim 20-cent-per-piece savings on Priority Mail.

USPS Will Hit Exigent Surcharge Limit by August

USPS Will Hit Exigent Surcharge Limit by August

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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.

Brennan Takes the Helm at USPS

Brennan Takes the Helm at USPS

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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?

Will Direct Mail Morph Into the Internet of Postal Things?

Will Direct Mail Morph Into the Internet of Postal Things?

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"The mailing industry is at an important juncture of transformation," says Bell & Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan.

USPS Seeks New Measurements for Market Dominant Products

USPS Seeks New Measurements for Market Dominant Products

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Internal methods would replace external systems for First Class and Standard Mail, as well as packages and periodicals.

IMpb Codes Now Required for Commercial Package Pricing

IMpb Codes Now Required for Commercial Package Pricing

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SMBs as well as large enterprises can now find savings with investments in IMpb's.

"Gone With the Mail?" Postal Museum Readies Mail Industry Saga

"Gone With the Mail?" Postal Museum Readies Mail Industry Saga

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"It's a story almost too big to tell," says Allen Kane, director of the National Postal Museum.

Pitney Bowes Posts a New Image

Pitney Bowes Posts a New Image

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The 95-year-old stalwart in mailing systems unveils a new brand strategy and a logo to go with it.

Goldway Slams Cuts in First Class Mail Service

Goldway Slams Cuts in First Class Mail Service

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The PRC commissioner argues that the virtual elimination of overnight delivery tramples the concept of universal service.

Old Postal Soldiers Never Die

Old Postal Soldiers Never Die

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The Postal Service may be under attack from all sides, but, vowed the Postmaster General in his farewell speech, it will keep marching on.

USPS Delivers Over the Holiday Season

USPS Delivers Over the Holiday Season

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The USPS surpassed projections and set a record in 2014.

In Farewell Address, Donahoe Holds Out Hope for Postal Reform in 2015

In Farewell Address, Donahoe Holds Out Hope for Postal Reform in 2015

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He also ventures that performance-based pricing akin to pay-per-clicks could be in direct mail's future.

New Service Standards for First Class Mail Take Effect

New Service Standards for First Class Mail Take Effect

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Business mailers won't notice as much as private households, which will see mail arrive as much as a day later.

Postal Service Ramps Up Address Quality Monitoring

Postal Service Ramps Up Address Quality Monitoring

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Every piece in a mailing will now be checked for bad addresses, owing to tech advances. Plus, USPS is testing a new fee structure for faulty lists.

Late Holiday Deliveries Slashed by 85 Percent This Year

Late Holiday Deliveries Slashed by 85 Percent This Year

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Better planning, more temporary workers, and heightened restrictions on retailers limited late deliveries to under 300,000.

USPS Not Letting Go of Holiday Package Business

USPS Not Letting Go of Holiday Package Business

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"We'll take your returns," the Postal Service tells America in the denouement of its holiday advertising campaign.

The Answer to Sony Style Hacks is Simple: the U.S. Mail

The Answer to Sony Style Hacks is Simple: the U.S. Mail

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What if Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin had been pen pals instead? They'd keep their jobs and we'd be free to watch a dictator assassinated on the big screen.

FedEx to Acquire Package Returns Company

FedEx to Acquire Package Returns Company

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The purchase of GENCO is calculated to expand the shipper's services in the growing e-commerce market.

Minus a Quorum, Postal Governors Assume Emergency Powers

Minus a Quorum, Postal Governors Assume Emergency Powers

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With five governor approvals pending in the Senate, the remaining members of the Postal Board form a Temporary Emergency Committee.

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