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People Would Rather Wait Than Pay for Packages

People Would Rather Wait Than Pay for Packages

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Even during the holidays, waste beats haste as a determining factor in purchases. Favored delivery time of Canadians is five days or more.

New CMO Says Postal Service Has Data Act Together

New CMO Says Postal Service Has Data Act Together

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Jim Cochrane tells how USPS is poised to collaborate with digital methods. The "Watch Us Deliver" ad campaign is launched.

Readers Sound Off on the Digital Postal Service

Readers Sound Off on the Digital Postal Service

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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.

Brennan Declares the Dawning of a 'Mail Revolution'

Brennan Declares the Dawning of a 'Mail Revolution'

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In her Postal Forum keynote, the Postmaster General unveils a plan to make it a more compelling player in a digital world.

Oversight Committee Wants USPS Explanation on Competitive Products

Oversight Committee Wants USPS Explanation on Competitive Products

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz demands an accounting on attribution of costs in its shipping business, alleging the Postal Service might be in violation of PAEA.

Walmart Tests $50 Unlimited Shipping Service

Walmart Tests $50 Unlimited Shipping Service

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It's barely summer and the shipping wars are on! The big discounter aims its opening salvo at shoppers on limited budgets.

Union Chief: Invest Smarter and Keep Postal Rates Lower

Union Chief: Invest Smarter and Keep Postal Rates Lower

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NALC's Sauber tells Senate panel to put retiree healthcare fund in hands of private investors and remove financial pressures from USPS.

Postal Workers to March for Expanded Hours, Services

Postal Workers to March for Expanded Hours, Services

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Thousands of APWU members will rally at postal facilities in 36 states on Thursday to ask consumers to join in their cause.

Postal Service Posts $1.5 Billion Loss in Q2

Postal Service Posts $1.5 Billion Loss in Q2

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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.

What if the Postal Service Reemerged as a Digital Startup?

What if the Postal Service Reemerged as a Digital Startup?

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New CMO Jim Cochrane was most recently USPS's tech chief. Why can't he recast the Post Office as the Uber of delivery?

Cochrane Named Acting CMO of Postal Service

Cochrane Named Acting CMO of Postal Service

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The Chief Information Officer moves into the role vacated by Nagisa Manabe. Digital chief Randy Miskanic assumes CIO spot.

Has First Class Mail's Plummet Stabilized?

Has First Class Mail's Plummet Stabilized?

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A new report from the Postal Inspector General's office says yes, and notes that the severity of its decline varies widely by region.

PRC Chief Tells What Will Keep the Postal Service Going

PRC Chief Tells What Will Keep the Postal Service Going

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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.

Earned Value Mail Promo to Launch on Schedule

Earned Value Mail Promo to Launch on Schedule

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USPS expects three other discount plans to proceed as planned, too.

PMG Brennan Dialogs With Catalogers

PMG Brennan Dialogs With Catalogers

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The Postal Service's new boss holds a Town Hall discussion on prospecting rates, NSA's, and closer consultations on operational changes.

USPS Ends Fiscal Year With Loss of $5.5 Billion

USPS Ends Fiscal Year With Loss of $5.5 Billion

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With the exigent rate in effect, both Standard Mail and Flats increased their contribution of revenue. As for volume, Standard Mail rose; flats fell.

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?

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