Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 35

Hurricane Harvey Updates – Information on Hurricane Harvey can be found on the USPS Service Alerts page (click here).  The Postal Service is using social media to inform displaced residents how to file for temporary change of address.  Publishers and catalogs should evaluate suppressing the most impacted ZIP-Codes.  More information will …

USPS Industry Webinar on Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey

The United States Postal Service is holding a webinar on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 2 PM EST to provide information and answer questions regarding hurricane/tropical storm Harvey’s impact on Retail Operations, Delivery Operations and Drop Shipments.

Please join us using the webinar information below.  Thank you.

ATTENDEE INFORMATION

Toll-Free Attendee Dial In: 866-381-9870
Conference ID: 79428518

Attendee Direct URL: …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 34

Mailers Beware:  USPS 2018 Promotions in Limbo – The U.S. Postal Service Vice President of Pricing and Costing, Sharon Owens, shared pricing signals at the August 2017 MTAC Open Session.  The Postal Service plans to file rates this fall.  It is anticipated to have an implementation date of January 21, 2018.  The …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 32

USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Results – The U.S. Postal Service reported revenue of $16.7 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April 1, 2017 – June 30, 2017).  Revenue for the quarter was essentially unchanged compared to the same quarter last year, excluding the effect of a $1.1 billion non-cash change …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 30

USPS Troubles Could Have Profound Impact on Trucking – According to the Fox Business report, USPS managed to increase package volume more than 15% between 2007 and 2016. But the increased volume has led to increased losses as shipping costs has jumped.  Then-Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz sponsored the Postal Reform Act of 2017 to help …