Google Expands Same-Day Delivery to NYC, LA

Following a successful San Francisco test of Google Shopping Express (GSX), Google today expands its same-day delivery service to Los Angeles and Manhattan. Under the motto, “Great stores delivered to your door,” GSX will offer free delivery from a list of retail partners for the next six months. Participating retailers in Los Angeles include Guitar…

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Locust Gap, PA will get cluster mail boxes

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LOCUST GAP – Cluster boxes will be used for mail delivery in this small village in Mount Carmel Township. Robert Varano, manager of operations programs for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), told The News-Item Friday the decision has been made to install cluster box units (CBUs) for mail delivery. “After meeting with the township officials…

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R.R. Donnelley Ready To Deliver When the Postal Service Doesn’t

If Congress decides to allow private delivery of newspapers and magazines on Sundays, the nation’s largest printing company is ready to step in. “We are looking at alternative delivery methods for content, for physical content,” Thomas J. Quinlan, CEO of R.R. Donnelley, told financial analysts this week. (SeekingAlpha has the complete transcript.) “With the platform…

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Mail woes cause headaches for businesses in the Commerce Industrial Park

OGDENSBURG — Two business managers are speaking out about the mail delivery changes at the Ogdensburg Commerce Park. In order to streamline its delivery process, the Ogdensburg post office has changed its delivery schedule to accommodate residents over businesses in the light industrial park. Businesses that used to receive mail earlier in the day now…

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Postal insurance doesn’t guarantee a paid damage claim

LAVEEN, AZ (CBS5) – A Laveen man says the post office damaged his shipment and won’t honor his insurance claim. The reason comes down to how the item was packed. It seems reasonable to think that if a USPS employee is going to sell you insurance on your item, they would also tell you if…

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Postal Workers: Now is the Time to Get Involved!

May 1, 2014 – (This article appears in the May-June 2014 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Debby Szeredy, Executive Vice President For many years most of our membership has left too much of the fighting for jobs, better wages and our rights and benefits to stewards and officers. It’s not enough. We all…

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