Free 3-to-5-day shipping on all orders from Target commences immediately. Other top retailers still require order minimums.
The Postal Service takes advantage of new dimensional pricing to seize commercial package and shipping business.
Uncertain over exigency's fate, Donahoe says Postal Board of Governors will delay any appeal for an increase until later in the year.
It also points to advertising mail as the key to growth, making a subtle case for the continuation of exigency.
The pilot project without a pilot will deliver prescription drugs to the North Sea Island of Juist.
Snap Admail targets recipients, plans delivery routes, designs creative, and figures postage for SMBs in matters of hours.
The 21st century Postal Service is about packages, Barnett tells committee chairman Carper, who agrees and adds that permanent exigency will recapitalize the agency.
The Office of the Inspector General seeks neuroscientists to investigate human responses to digital and physical media.
As the Postal Service gets more digital, Silicon Valley gets more analog. Perhaps it's time for a summit meeting.
The sponsor of the Postal Reform Act says Senate actions to delay consolidation will ultimately do harm to the Postal Service and its workers.
Even in this prolific digital age, direct mail proves to be a strong tool for marketers. Standard mail volume is growing at 3% and marketers will spend $45 billion on the channel in 2014.
Self-service "Gopost" lockers—from which customers can pick up and ship packages—appear in New York and Washington, D.C.
The Postal Service uses its aging fleet as an object of pity. Why not deploy it as a revenue-generating media vehicle instead?
The postal reformer issues a challenge to fellow senators to pass his bill during the current Congress and "save the Postal Service before it's too late."
UPS contends that the Postal Service is using the exigent increase to fund low-ball shipping rates and make a grab for e-commerce's growing delivery business.
Half the Senate wants to block Phase 2 of USPS's Network Rationalization plan. Are they serious, or merely posturing?
A 1% increase in Standard Mail volume translated into a 5% revenue gain for USPS, thanks to the rate hike. CFO Joe Corbett says it's essential that it remains permanent.
The U.S. Postal Service has become very good at closing and consolidating postal facilities.
If big mailers want Standard Mail prices kept in line, they need to root, root, root for the Postal Service shipping team. It trails UPS and FedEx by $6 per package.
Three of four potential Postal governors favor giving the Postal Service primacy over the PRC in setting rates.
One-time OMB director and FTC chairman James C. Miller III and Victoria Reggie Kennedy lead a slate of four nominated to join the Postal Board of Governors.
USPS came close to hitting service and financial goals, in the PRC's estimation, but fell short in customer experience.
The Postal Service makes an aggressive play in shipping, dropping prices an average 2.3% for Commercial Plus customers.
Neither mailers nor the USPS were happy with the decision handed down by postal regulators in the exigent rate case. Now both sides prepare to reenter the ring in appeals court.
A leading shipping industry expert warns that size-based rates will affect marketing and pricing decisions when the rates take effect next year.
Nearly three years in the making, Potpourri's groundbreaking Negotiated Service Agreement creates a template for other catalogers to follow.
Its South Carolina facility is the new home to the company's fifth direct mail presort center.
The deposed House Majority leader hoped to rescue highway funding with savings from moving to five-day delivery.
New rules from PRC allow the Postal Service to bank price decreases and apply them elsewhere, allowing for more flexibility in its annual promotion schedule.
APWU members to protest the retailer's exclusive deal to operate postal counters at Tuesday's shareholder event.
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