USPS tops survey on pandemic performance

A new survey ranks the Postal Service first for its overall performance during the coronavirus pandemic, topping many of the nation’s best-known companies. The poll asked consumers to rank a wide-ranging list of 100 businesses on four key measures: resolve, integrity, responsiveness and permanence. USPS ranked No. 1 in the overall composite score, leading companies…

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APWU: Save the Post Office ad and Danny Glover spot hit the airwaves

(June 3, 2020) Postal workers and the fight to save the Postal Service hit the airwaves in two important new radio spots. A new radio ad, which focuses on the threat the USPS, was launched today by the American Postal Workers Union. The nationwide ad buy will include key states, whose senators will cast crucial…

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USPS offers guidance on Election Mail

The Postal Service is continuing ongoing outreach efforts to explain mailing requirements and services before the 2020 elections. USPS General Counsel Thomas J. Marshall sent a letter last week to local and state election officials and state party officials across the nation that highlights key aspects of Election Mail delivery processes and explains the requirements….

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USPS OIG: Spring 2020 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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USPS Chief Financial Officer discusses financial effects of pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is having “a significant negative impact” on the Postal Service’s finances, Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett reports in his latest “Dollars and Change” video. The pandemic has dramatically accelerated mail volume declines. Although USPS has seen an increase in its package business because more consumers are staying home and having products shipped…

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Board of Governors adopts USPS mission statement

The Postal Service now has a mission statement that describes the organization’s history, its duties and its status as an essential part of the federal government. In April, the USPS Board of Governors adopted the mission statement — the first in the Postal Service’s history — as part of the governors’ work to conduct long-range…

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USPS: Your 2020 Election and Political Mail Guide

The 2020 primary season is here and the Postal Service™ is preparing for the November 2020 general election. In addition to the Presidential election, there will be numerous congressional, gubernatorial, state, and local races. Thus, proper handling of Election Mail and Political Mail is critical. Concerns have been raised about how long it takes for…

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PRC Chairman Taub: Ensuring Universal Postal Service Is Delivered to America

The ongoing pandemic is exacerbating the Postal Service’s longstanding financial problems, but under current law, its universal service mission is largely undefined. As confirmed by a new GAO report, Congress must consider how best to reassess and determine the level of universal postal service the nation requires. Postal Regulatory Commission Chairman Robert G. Taub explains…

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