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USPS has filed a CPI Rate Increase – Effective January 27, 2019

The Postal Service has filed a CPI based rate increase for Market Dominant products. It is based on August CPI of 2.419% plus a small amount of banked authority. The filing also included six promotions.  Click here to read …

Stay safe – 5 tips to live by

The warehouse is a hub of activity, and all that movement can create dangerous conditions. Here are five important tips to help you stay safe.

1. Ergonomics.
No matter if you are lifting, pulling, pushing or placing, when moving items, make sure they are between knee and shoulder height. Be extra careful around heavy or awkward …

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Congress must step up to save the US Postal Service as we know it

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night keeps the U.S. Postal Service from delivering the mail, but if Congress doesn’t act soon, financial insolvency just might.  Read more.

 

Senate easily passes sweeping opioids legislation, sending to President …

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Task force’s recommendations to Trump remain a mystery

Ever since President Trump ordered a commission to study his allegations against the U.S. Postal Service and its discount rates for internet retailing giant Amazon there has been a cloud over postal headquarters. Read more here.

 

Canada Post, union to hold weekend meeting in attempt to …

IS IT TIME FOR A PACKAGING EQUIPMENT UPGRADE?

The packaging equipment you choose can make or break your packaging – and even your product. So how do you know when it’s time for an upgrade?

“There are key signs that indicate it is time to evaluate the situation,” says Julius Little, Director, Equipment and Load Containment Solutions with Veritiv.

1) Your packaging equipment is antiquated …