Key Notes – Volume 03 Number 32

USPS Tests Package Drop-Off Kiosks for eBay Sellers – The USPS revealed a new test it was running with eBay designed to make it easier for sellers to get an initial scan on packages entering the mailstream. According to USPS Vice President of Sales Cliff Rucker, “One of the tests we’re going to do with …

Key Notes – Volume 03 Number 31

Bipartisan USPS Reform Legislation Will Strengthen Agency – Bipartisan bills that address real national problems are rare these days.  Maybe it is not surprising that the Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) produced a bipartisan postal reform bill in July, given that the self-supporting Postal Service is by far the most …

Key Notes – Volume 03 Number 30

How GPU-Powered Analytics Improves Mail Delivery – Just as other large logistics companies have done, the USPS has big plans to tighten up its operations and boost customer service through big data analytics.  The main difference here is scale.  With more than 600,000 employees and a fleet of 215,000 vehicles, the USPS is the single …

Key Notes – Volume 02 Number 29

UPS to Offer Saturday Delivery Services – In the first stage, UPS will evaluate the demand of the services at a few destinations to justify the cost. These locations include Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Los Angeles, where Saturday delivery services will be monitored initially.  The company is expected to receive good demand as most online customers …

USPS Continues to Monitor Possible Strike in Canada

July 11, 2016

Update: USPS Continues to Monitor Possible Strike in Canada

The U.S. Postal Service continues to monitor a possible work disruption affecting Canada Post. On July 10, Canada Post announced negotiations are continuing with Canada Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). The Postal Service will continue to process and accept all mail to and from …