USPS OIG: Management Alert – Issues in Outbound International Mail Market 

Background This management alert presents Issues Identified in the Outbound International Mail Market. These issues came to our attention during our ongoing audit of Costing Best Practices. The objective of this management alert was to provide Postal Service officials immediate notification of the issues identified during our ongoing audit. The issue requires immediate attention and…

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DOJ: American Airlines to Pay $22 Million for Falsely Reporting Delivery Times of U.S. Mail Transported Internationally

Department of Justice – August 20, 2019 American Airlines Inc. Agrees To Pay $22 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations for Falsely Reporting Delivery Times of U.S. Mail Transported Internationally The Justice Department announced today that American Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay approximately $22.1 million to resolve its alleged liability under the False Claims…

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PRC Chairman’s Statement on President Trump’s UPU Memorandum

Washington, DC – On August 23, 2018, President Donald J. Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum (https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-memorandum-secretary-state-secretary-treasury-secretary-homeland-security-postmaster-general-chairman-postal-regulatory-commission/) detailing his direction to modernizing the monetary reimbursement model for the delivery of goods through the international postal system and enhancing the security and safety of international mail. The memorandum was addressed to the Secretaries of State, the Treasury,…

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USPS: Know the restrictions – Tobacco prohibited in international mailings

The Postal Service reminds employees that cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products are prohibited in both inbound and outbound international mail. The prohibition overrides any statements about tobacco products in the International Mail Manual’s individual country listings. In addition, exceptions for mailing cigarettes and smokeless tobacco described in Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail, apply…

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