Amazon Declares War on FedEx, UPS, USPS

By Mark Perlman – February 6, 2019 Amazon is such a one-size-fits-all company that it might be hard to find a single company or industry that Amazon is not competing with. Recently, in a regulatory filing, they listed “Transportation and Logistics” companies in the list of what it views as competition, right next to “physical,…

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USPS: First-quarter financial results reported

The Postal Service has reported its financial results for fiscal 2019’s first quarter (Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2018). Here are some highlights: • Revenue. Total revenue was $19.7 billion, up 2.9 percent compared to the same period one year earlier. First-Class Mail revenue declined 1.2 percent, while Marketing Mail revenue increased 4.9 percent. Shipping and packages…

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USPS: Postal Police seek officers

Are you interested in securing USPS facilities and protecting employees and other people on postal property? The Postal Inspection Service will accept applications for Postal Police officers from Friday, Feb. 8, through Thursday, Feb. 14. Only USPS career employees can apply to this announcement. Postal Police officers patrol USPS premises to prevent loss or damage…

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