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Shipping Transportation Innovation

July 13, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

With the growth of ecommerce translating to increased volume of packages, major shipping carriers are testing new ways to reduce delivery times especially in urban areas.  Finding a parking place for a delivery truck is especially challenging in urban areas so UPS is looking to minimize the...

Leave the Scissors and Tape for Scrapbooking

July 7, 2015
Author: Bill Bonato

Printing labels doesn't have to be a craft project. Get your packages out the door in seconds, not minutes. This video says it all...

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USPS mail carriers are getting a "panic button"

July 7, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

The USPS understands that mobile technology capabilities are an important factor in the future of mail delivery.  With the IMpb barcode requirement now in place (that allows shippers to monitor the delivery process every step of the way) tracking abilities with the mail carrier are also...

Mission to Save the Post Office

June 22, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

America's Toughest Turnaround: Megan Brennan's Mission To Save The Postal Service 

 

In the spacious corner office on the 10th floor of the U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington, D.C. hangs a framed portrait of Benjamin Franklin, America’s first Postmaster General. His eyes appear to...

Another Way USPS Improves Service

June 22, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

Mobile Milestone

 

The Postal Service has deployed more than 200,000 Mobile Delivery Devices (MDDs), an important milestone for a program that makes it easier for customers to know where their packages are.

The 200,000th device was one of several deployed to the Craig, MO, Post...

USPS has funds sufficient for fleet renewal, CFO tells Congress

May 28, 2015
Author: Katie Conigliaro

With the average age of it's vehicles at 23 years, the US Postal Service “cannot wait any longer” to replace its aging fleet, its chief financial officer told Congress earlier this week.

The US Postal Service, which operates one of the largest vehicle fleets in the world, has delayed a...

Should the USPS Expand Postal Banking Services?

May 26, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

Should the USPS Expand Postal Banking Services?

While the USPS is best known for delivering the mail, it's also the number one seller of the most widely used type of alternative financial service in the United States: the Postal Service sold 97 million money orders with a face value of $21...

USPS Working on New Notification Services for Mailboxes

May 20, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

The US Postal Service is working on new services to notify customers when mail or parcels are being delivered to their mailbox.

A new service called Real Mail Notification has been trialled in Northern Virginia since last year, and is soon to be tried out in New York, which will allow people to...