USPS to implement new service standards Oct. 1

September 17, 2021 The Postal Service will implement new service standards for First-Class Mail and Periodicals on Oct. 1. The new standards will increase delivery reliability, consistency and efficiency for customers across the USPS network. Most First-Class Mail (61 percent) and Periodicals (93 percent) will be unaffected by the changes. Standards for single-piece First-Class Mail…

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USPS: New schedule for market-dominant price adjustments

September 15, 2021 To help customers better prepare for a new market-dominant price adjustment schedule, the Postal Service will not raise prices on market-dominant products, including Forever stamps, in January 2022. Instead, the next market-dominant price adjustment is scheduled to happen in July 2022. Beginning in January 2023, market-dominant price adjustments will occur twice a…

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USPS CFO discusses 10-year plan in latest video

September 1, 2021 The Postal Service’s latest quarterly financial report highlights why the Delivering for America plan must be fully implemented, Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett says in his latest “Dollars and Change” video. During fiscal year 2021’s third quarter (April 1-June 30), the organization’s total operating revenue was $18.5 billion and total operating expenses…

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Latest USPS Report Shows Sustained Service Performance Improvements

USPS News Release -July 29, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service reported fourth-quarter service delivery performance data through the first three weeks of July that showed sustained improvement across all First-Class, Marketing and Periodical mail categories from the third quarter ended June 30. Fourth-quarter service performance for July 1 through July 23 included:…

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USPS Reports Ongoing Service Performance Improvements Across All Mail Categories

USPS News Release – July 22, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service reported fourth-quarter service delivery performance data through the first half of July that showed ongoing improvement across all First-Class, Marketing and Periodical mail categories from the third quarter ended June 30. Fourth-quarter service performance for July 1 through July 16 included:…

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USPS Finishes Third Quarter with Strongest Service Performance in a Year

July 8, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service reported third quarter FY 2021 service performance improvements over the second quarter across First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and Periodicals. The quarter was USPS’s strongest quarterly service performance for all mail categories since the third quarter of FY2020. Third quarter FY2021 (covering the weeks of April…

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APWU: PRC to issue Advisory Opinion on Slower Service Standards

APWU News Article – June 29, 2021 When postal management unveiled their 10-year Delivering for America plan, APWU vowed to oppose elements of the plan that would affect postal workers, slow down the mail or degrade the service postal workers proudly provide the public. In the past weeks, together with our allies in A Grand…

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PMG updates employees in new video

June 24, 2021 USPS has steadily improved its service performance in recent months, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy reports in his latest all-employee video message. The organization is achieving close to or better than 90 percent on-time delivery in First-Class Mail and Marketing Mail, and greater than 90 percent for first-class packages and Priority Mail. “This…

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