Postal Service Revenue Topped Projections During Pandemic, Lawmakers Say

By Zachary Stieber – June 9, 2020 U.S. Postal Service revenue rose by hundreds of millions of dollars during the COVID-19 pandemic, undercutting warnings the agency would collapse if not given federal funding, a group of lawmakers said. The post office should revise its projections, given that revenue during the first 11 weeks of the…

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USPS wants to raise the fees it charges Amazon and other shippers

By Waverly Colville – October 11, 2018 The U.S. Postal Service has proposed a 9 to 12 percent increase to the shipping service used by Amazon.com. The parcel select service, which is also used by United Parcel Service and FedEx, is the last and typically the most expensive step in the shipping process that gets…

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Postal Service breaks its silence on criticism of Amazon shipping agreement

By Bill McAllister – January 2018 When Marvin T. Runyon was United States postmaster general, he banned his public relations spokesman from saying “no comment” to queries from the news media. That tradition died when Runyon, whose wife was a public relations executive, left office in 1998. It was nowhere more apparent than on Dec….

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