U.S. Postal Service Introduces Informed Delivery to Consumers

USPS is reinventing mail with Informed Delivery™– Name change from (Real Mail Notification)

New consumer service that enhances hardcopy mail

This fall, New Yorkers are going to experience a new kind of mail. The United States Postal Service is rolling out Informed Delivery™ service where users can get a preview of their daily mail the morning …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 46

UPDATE:  2016 Postage Budgeting – Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Jim Cochrane told the members of the Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) this week the USPS will not be filing a general postage increase for Market Dominant Products (Catalogs and Magazines) in 2016.   In addition, USPSCFO Joe Corbett broke even bigger news by conceding …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 45

U.S. Postal Service Reports End of Fiscal Year Results – The U.S. Postal Service reported a net loss of $5.1 billion for fiscal year 2015 (October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015). The net loss is largely due to certain statutorily mandated payments over which the Postal Service has no control.  Notwithstanding the loss, total …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 44

USPS to Handle More Than Half a Billion Packages This Season – The Postal Service expects to deliver a total of approximately 15.5 billion cards, letters, flats, and packages during the 2015 holiday season. In addition, they are projecting approximately 600 million packages will be delivered between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, which is an …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 43

FedEx Forecasts Record Volume This Holiday Season – FedEx predicts it will move a record-breaking 317 million shipments between Black Friday and Christmas Eve. This forecast marks a 12.4 percent increase in year-over-year seasonal volume.  The season, which includes one more day than last year, is expected to be bolstered by three volume spikes, including …